Stay At Home Museum
Museums in Flanders closed? Not for you! Our curators and directors guide you personally past the masterpieces of van Eyck, Bruegel, Rubens and many more. Please be welcome in the “Stay At Home Museum”, and enjoy your visit.
In the new series “Flemish Masters Museum Tour” — the sequel to the “Stay At Home Museum” — you get a virtual VIP tour of the Museum Mayer van den Bergh in Antwerp, St. Peter’s Church in Leuven, St. John's Hospital in Bruges, and the KBR Museum in Brussels. A top expert zooms in on impressive details and tells the incredible stories of our heritage. Discover the new episodes here https://www.flemishmasters.com/en/events/flemish-masters-museum-tour
Watch episode 1: Jan van Eyck - MSK Gent
Admire the astonishing masterpieces of the van Eyck expo. Co-curator Borchert is your personal guide.
Watch Episode 2: Bruegel – Museum of Fine Arts Brussels
Admire Bruegel’s masterpieces as a real VIP. Museum director Michel Draguet will take you on a guided tour of the second-largest collection of works by Bruegel in the world.
Watch Episode 3: Rubens – Rubens House
Come on in, the door is open. Ben Van Beneden, the director of the Rubens House, takes you on a personal tour of the home where the master painter lived and worked.
Watch Episode 4: Ensor – Mu.ZEE
James Ensor was an innovator of modern art. His works hang in all the great museums of the world, from the Tate Modern and the MoMA, to the Musée D’Orsay and the Getty Museum. Curator Mieke Mels will give you a guided tour of Mu.ZEE, a museum in Ostend, the city where the painter lived and worked. It's also good to know that this episode has been translated into International Sign for hearing impaired art lovers.
Watch Episode 5: Hof van Busleyden
Hof van Busleyden is an impressive Burgundian palace, built in the 16th century when Mechelen was the capital of the Burgundian Netherlands. Margaret of Austria met Thomas More and Erasmus here. You'll meet Camila, the children's mayor of Mechelen, who will accompany you on a journey of discovery through the unique collection at this family-friendly museum. You're sure to be amazed by the jewel in the crown of this museum, the enclosed gardens.