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Hotel August - A new stylish address in Antwerp

In the newly opened Hotel August Antwerp, the legendary Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen shows his magic architectural skills by transforming  a former Augustinian cloister in a marvelous modern day hotel located in the hidden green quarter of Antwerp. The 40 rooms are a warm homage to the dedicated way of former Augustinian life, with the addition ...

Brussels - Dali meets Magritte

Visit Dali Meets Magritte, the large exhibition at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels. It charts the relationship between two iconic artists, the extravagant Catalan Salvador Dalí and the equally striking Belgian René Magritte. For the first time ever, the connection and influences between these two greatest icons of the surrealist movement ...

GHENT - THE YEAR OF VAN EYCK

In 2020, the Museum of Fine Arts Ghent (MSK) pays tribute to the Flemish Master Jan van Eyck with the exhibition 'Van Eyck. An Optical Revolution'. The museum promises the visitor a once-in-a-lifetime experience that makes the world of Van Eyck more tangible than ever. The MSK revealed a new series of artworks that are traveling to Ghent. And the ...

GENK - LABIOMISTA, STUDIO KOEN VAN MECHELEN

With support from the city of Genk and others, Limburg artist Koen Vanmechelen is creating a fascinating ‘mix of life’ in a bid to establish a new and more sustainable balance between man and nature, a place where biological and cultural diversity can flourish.

Known as LABIOMISTA Vanmechelen created a garden of order and chaos, ...

AXEL VERVOORDT - DESIGN GURU

The Axel Vervoordt Company is active in the fields of art and interiors & design. From the start, it's always been a family-led business — Axel, May, and their sons Boris and Dick are active in the daily operations with a team of about 100 collaborators.The Company and Axel Vervoordt Gallery are located at a site known ...

STUDIO PIETER STOCKMANS

The Belgian ceramist, industrial designer and artist Pieter Stockmans is fascinated by the medium of porcelain.

In his studio located on the spectacular C-Mine mine site in Genk, he creates handcrafted crockery that is brought to the table as a gift and is passed on for generations. Over the years, he developed this exceptional blue to ...

MONDRIAAN HOUSE

To get to know Piet Mondriaan, most of the aficionados of abstract art go to the largest Mondrian collection in the world - the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag - which is home to 300 of his works.

But the Mondriaan House in Amersfoort, the house where Piet Mondriaan was born in 1872, is unique in how it brings knowledge of ...

UTRECHT - RIETVELD SCHRÖDER HOUSE

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this small one-family house, with its flexible interior spatial arrangement, and visual and formal qualities, was a manifesto of the ideals of the De Stijl group of artists and architects in the Netherlands in the 1920s, and has since been considered one of the icons of the Modern Movement in architecture. A visit will ...

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ATMOSPHERE

Discover the seasonal magic over Christmas & New Year in Belgium and The Netherlands.

Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp, Liège, Ghent but also country side villages set a happy effervescence with a magnificent Christmas tree, ice-skating rink, and wooden chalets offering Christmas presents, great winter food and hot spicy wine to drive away the cold and warm ...

OLD MASTERS - 10N - SAMPLE ITINERARY

At the pinnacle of artistic invention from the middle ages onwards, Holland and Flanders were the inspiration behind the famous art movements of the time: primitive, renaissance and baroque. For a period of some 250 years, it was the place to meet and experience some of the most admired artists in Western Europe. Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Eyck, Bruegel, Rubens and ...

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL

Start your trip in Amsterdam and finish in Paris crossing the beautiful Kingdom of Belgium. It breathes history but is also brimming with culture and modern city life, day & night! The perfect itinerary for amateurs of history & culture but also for lovers of regional gastronomy. Please contact us to fine-tune the itinerary according to your clients preferences ...

DUTCH OLD MASTERS

The Dutch Golden Age encompasses most of the second half of the 17th century, after the Dutch won their Independence from Spain (1648). During this time, Dutch explorers charted new territory and settled abroad. Trade by the Dutch East-India Company thrived, and war heroes from the naval battles became national heroes. Meanwhile, the Dutch Masters began to prevail in the ...

CUTTING-EDGE CONTEMPORARY ART

With iconic Masters such as Jan van Eyck, Breughel, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Magritte – just to name a few - it is no surprise that the Benelux has some of the finest museums and art galleries. In Amsterdam, the Modern Contemporary Museum (MOCO) opened its doors last year and Belgium is also punching above its weight in contemporary art. ...

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