13-12-2013 | Guided tour in the brand new Fin-de-Siècle Museum
All art history fans will enthuse about this new museum that will be dedicated to the 1900s, when Brussels, the capital of Europe, was a unique artistic crossroads and the capital of Art Nouveau. This sanctuary of cultural history will host paintings, drawings, watercolours, prints, sculptures, photographs, films, models and decorative objets d'art.
Thursday 19 December 2013 at 1pm: guided tour in Dutch (in the context of Broodje Brussel).
Reservation required: 02 508 33 33
12-12-2013 | Guided tour of the house where René Magritte lived
Reservation required via 02 428 26 26
Every weekend at 11am and at 3pm:
14/12 et 15/12: FR/NL/DE
21/12 et 22/12: FR/NL/ENG
11-12-2013 | Concert - Palace of Charles of Lorraine
Friday 13 December 2013 at 12:30am.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
09-12-2013 | Happy Sundays: discover the world of opera with your family - La Monnaie
A unique chance to discover opera as a family!
Bringing parents and children together for a ‘sweet’ prologue before the grown-ups go off to watch a performance and the youngsters (6-12 year-olds) dive into the world of opera in the shape of an exciting and creative workshop.
Reserveren required: 02 229 12 11
08-12-2013 | Atelier Café for adults - Museum of Natural Sciences
Special guided tours for adults, one Friday afternoon per month.
A guide, who knows the museum inside out, will show you the hidden gems of the collection.
Reservation required: 02/627.42.34 (Monday-Friday 9am to 12am + 1pm to 4:30pm)
13/12/2013 - Minerals
10/01/2014 - Evolution
14/02/2013 - Dinosaurs
14/03/2014 - Insects
07-12-2013 | Workshop for 6 to 12 year olds - Botanic garden in Meise
make Christmas decorations with what you found with you found in the wood, garden or parc!
Number of places limited: registration until 6 December via 02 260 09 70 (office hours)
07-12-2013 | Creative workshop for 4 to 8 year olds - Art & Marges Museum
Creative workshops for 4-8 years old
Saturday 14 December 2013 from 10.30am to 12am
A range of artistic activities around the exhibition are proposed to awake the curiosity, stimulate observation and the expression of children… but especially to have fun!
Minimum 5 - maximum 10 children
Reservation necessary: 0473.324.180
Find out more
06-12-2013 | Looking for Christmas presents?
Looking for Christmas presents and seasonal greeting cards?
Check out the shops of the following Brussels' museums:
- Fine Arts Museum
- BELvue Museum
- Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
- Museum of Letters and Manuscripts
- Belgian Comic Strip Center
- MOOF - Museum of Original Figurines
- Toy Museum
- Cinquantenaire Museum
- Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History
- Museum of Natural Sciences
- Brussels Gueuze Museum (Cantillon Brewery)
- Ixelles Museum
- National Botanic Garden of Belgium
- Royal Library of Belgium
- Erasmus House
- La Monnaie (Opera)
05-12-2013 | Opening Fin-de-Siècle Museum
Four years after opening the Magritte Museum, the first stage of the federal collections redeployment, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are pleased to present the completion of the second stage with the opening of the Fin-de-Siècle Museum on Friday 6 December 2013.
The new museum presents Brussels as the cultural crossroads of Europe at the turn of the century. This exceptional collection of works by Belgian artists such as James Ensor, Fernand Khnopff, Léon Spilliaert, Victor Horta, Henry Van de Velde or Philippe Wolfers,… and by foreign artists such as Paul Gauguin, Auguste Rodin, Pierre Bonnard, Emile Gallé, Louis Majorelle and Alphonse Mucha,… places the art scene at the heart of international creativity.
The educational service is delighted to present a panorama of the many artistic disciplines in late 19th century. On the programme: conferences, creative walks, workshops, general and specific guided tours... To see a preview of the planned activities, please click here.
02-12-2013 | Museum of Fantastic Art closes its doors: workshop building destroyed by fire
01-12-2013 | Royal Museum for Central Africa closes its doors for 3 year renovation period
On 1 December 2013, the Royal Museum for Central Africa will close for renovation works lasting several years.
During its closure the museum will be a "pop-up museum" with temporary exhibitions and activities in different places.
22-11-2013 | Permanent closure of the exhibition Rogier van der Weyden
From Friday, November the 22th 2013, the exhibition 'The Heritage of Rogier van der Weyden. Painting in Brussels 1450-1520' is defintively closed.
Contrary to an earlier press release, it is no longer possible to guarantee that the roof of the building that is housing the exhibition, is watertight. In order to prevent any eventual problems and as a precaution, the Old Masters Museum (Fine Arts Museum) has decided to close the exhibition permanently.
This difficult and painful decision for the institution is dictated by concern with the preventative conservation of this exceptional cultural heritage.
20-11-2013 | The Museum of the National Bank of Belgium will be moving soon
From the 23rd of December it will close the doors in the Rue du Bois Sauvage.
Pending the reopening of the Museum in its new location, they cannot as yet accept any reservations for 2014. It will however still be possible to make a booking until Sunday 22 December 2013.
29-10-2013 | Museums of the Far East closed
For pratical reasons the Japanese Tower and the Museum of Japanese Art have also been closed.
All activities on the site of the Museums of the Far East in Laken have been suspended until 30 June 2014.