Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,
VISITFLANDERS.

The Last Supper Museum M (c)www.Lukasweb.be-Art in Flanders vzw photo Hugo Maertens, http://www.lukasweb.be/en/photo/altarpiece-of-the-holy-sacrament-0

The paintings made in the Southern Low Countries during the 15th and early 16th centuries are a particular high point in the history of art. The period saw the rise of a group of artists referred to as the ‘Flemish Primitives’. This group of painters such as Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Memling, Dieric Bouts and Jan van Eyck lived and worked in various flourishing cities like Antwerp, Bruges, Ghent, Leuven, and Brussels. Thanks to their mastery of the new medium of oil paint and their eye for detail, they propelled the art of painting to never before seen levels and changed the course of art history forever. It was a time when commissions not only came from the various courts and religious institutions, but also from cities and their citizenry. For the first time, the painter enjoyed a prominent position in society.

Up to this day we are proud of this incomparable artistic heritage. You can admire the legacy of the Flemish Primitives in numerous museums all over Flanders. The most important ones are the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Antwerp and Brussels and the Groeningemuseum in Bruges. Aside from those also the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, Museum M, Mayer van den Bergh and the museum Saint John’s Hospital have a range of works by the Flemish Primitives.

Man with the Roman coin

Man with the Roman coin (c) KMSKA www.lukasweb.be -Art in Flanders vzw photo Hugo Maertens, http://www.lukasweb.be/en/photo/man-with-a-roman-coin-0
Hans Memling
Collection; KMSKA
Copyright: Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen ©www.Lukasweb.be- Art in Flanders VZW, photo Hugo Maertens

The Seven Sacraments

The Seven Sacraments (c)KMSKA www.lukasweb.be ) art in Flanders vzw photo Hugo Maertens, http://www.lukasweb.be/en/photo/the-seven-sacraments
Rogier vander Weyden
Collection;KMSKA
Copyright: Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen ©www.Lukasweb.be- Art in Flanders VZW, photo Hugo Maertens

Portrait of Philippe de Croÿ

Portrait of Phillippe de Croy KMSKA (c)www.Lukasweb.be-Art in Flanders VZW photo Hugo Maertens, http://www.lukasweb.be/en/photo/portrait-of-philippe-de-croy-0
Rogier vander Weyden
Collection; KMSKA
Copyright: Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen ©www.Lukasweb.be- Art in Flanders VZW, photo Hugo Maertens

The Last Supper

The Last Supper Museum M(c)www.Lukasweb.be-Art in Flanders vzw photo Hugo Maertens, http://www.lukasweb.be/en/photo/altarpiece-of-the-holy-sacrament-0
Dieric Bouts
Collection; Museum M Leuven
Copyright: Museum M Leuven ©www.Lukasweb.be- Art in Flanders VZW, photo Hugo Maertens
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