This museum is dedicated to the period from the birth of Jacques-Louis David in 1748 to the 20th century. The collection comprises sculptures, paintings and drawings. It represents the logical continuation of the artistic evolution which starts in the Museum of Ancient Art. This particularity of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium contributes to their originality. The collections are exhibited in 2 buildings and on different levels: the collections from the 19th century are exhibited in the neoclassical building overlooking the place Royale (entrance to the Museum of Modern Art): Belgian great masters include Delvaux and Magritte, Flemish expressionists as Permeke, Cobra with Dotremont, Appel and Alechinsky. Those of the 20th century are grouped together in the rooms which were opened in 1984, in part underground, where you meet eye to eye with Chagall, Dali, Miro and others, all gathered around a light shaft typical of the museum's very special identity.


Regentschapsstraat 3
1000 Brussels


+32 2 508 33 48

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