Art in Belgium, Netherlands; Belgian artists, art museums and galleries

Belgium: arts, artists, culture and architecture; Belgian art galleries and art museums. Flemish painting/Netherlandish art
A list of websites


Antwerp *

Antique dealers in Antwerp.


Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen
Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp

Objectif Exhibitions,
a not-for-profit contemporary art centre in Antwerp.

Middelheim Open-Air Museum for Sculpture

M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp

Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst

Museum Mayer-Van den Bergh

Rubens House

Art and Architecture in Belgium
The Belgium travel portal.

Art galleries in Belgium *

Absolute Art
Fine Art Gallery. Promotes the work of professional artists. Knokke and Bruges.

Almine Rech

Gallery with modern and contemporary fine art work.

Artiscope Contemporary Art Galleries
Contemporary art gallery running two exhibition spaces in Brussels.

Contemporary art galleries in Mons, Belgium and Pontiac, Michigan.

Tallieu Art Office
International contemporary artists. Brussels

Gallery Dada
Vijverstraat 7 3110 Rotselaar

Galerie Micheline Szwajcer
Contemporary art.

Gallery Kekk
Dealers in important European Old Master Drawings, disegni antichi, dessins anciens, from the 15th to the 18th century. Riemst

Gallery Kusseneers
Contemporary art from international artists: paintings, sculptures and photos. Lier.

Libertas Gallery
Old masters and fine paintings, Brugge

Marcel Nies
Gallery in Antwerp. Collection includes sculptures, paintings, and ritual objects from India, the Himalayan mountains, and South-eastern Asia.

MDZ Art Gallery
Specialises in modern art. Knokke

Taché Lévy Gallery
Modern art gallery: history, artists and exhibitions. Brussels

Contemporary art gallery in Mechelen.

Verbeke Foundation
The Verbeke Foundation, founded byart collectors Geert and Carla Verbeke-Lens, is a private art site which first opened doors to the general public on June 1st of 2007. As a ‘refuge of arts’ the domainoffers chances to young / less renowned artists and holds an impressive collection of modern and contemporary art. Culture, nature and ecology go hand in hand in the Verbeke Foundation.

Shona-art and Zimbabwean sculptures.

Xavier Hufkens Gallery
International gallery for modern and contemporary art.

Art Nouveau and Art Deco in Belgium *

Art Nouveau and Symbolist art in Brussels.

Art Nouveau in Belgium.
Art Nouveau buildings, museums and tours.

Horta Museum, Brussels.

Art Site
A virtual guide to galleries and artists in Belgium.


Baroque art in Holland and Flanders. 
A directory of internet resources and museums.

Belgium Travel network. 
Guide to the cities and attractions of Belgium. 

Bruges/Brugge *

Bruges official internet portal

Wikipedia entry on Bruges.

Brussels/Bruxelles *

The Brussels official website.

Almine Rech

Ampersand House

BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts

Belgian Comic Strip Centre

Brussels Art Laboratory

Jewish Museum of Belgium

Magritte Museum

Meessen de Clercq
Contemporary art.

Musée Magritte Museum

Musée Hergé. The Hergé Museum

Museums in Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Google Arts & Culture

Les Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire (MRAH) 

Roberto Polo Gallery
The gallery, centrally located in the Sablon, specializes in Belgian Modern and Contemporary Art, from the early twentieth-century Avant-Garde to today’s narrative painting and sculpture.

Royal Museums of Fine Art, Museum of Ancient Art, Museum of Modern Art

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre

Xavier Hufkens



Cinema of The Netherlands
Wikipedia entry.

Contemporary art *

Contemporary artists in Belgium. 
Royal Museums of Fine Arts

Contemporary Belgian art : Art Center Hugo Voeten

La Fondation pour l’Art Belge Contemporain

Contemporary Belgian Artists You Need to Know. Widewalls

59 best Contemporary Belgian Artists images on Pinterest

Belgium’s 10 Best Contemporary Artists and Where to Find Them. CultureTrip

Stedelijk Museum voor ActueleKunst. Ghent

Verbeke Foundation
The Verbeke Foundation, founded by art collectors Geert and Carla Verbeke-Lens, is a private art site which offers chances to young/less renowned artists and holds an impressive collection of modern and contemporary art.

WIELS Contemporary art centre

Culture and language *

Culture of Belgium

Belgium: society, character and culture.

Culture of Belgium
History, people, women, beliefs, food, customs.

Cultural Etiquette in Belgium
E Diplomat

Design *

Belgium is Design

Belgian Design A thoughtful eye.

Belgian designers.
Wikipedia entries.

Belgian interior design images at Pinterest.

Flickr: Belgian design
A gallery of Belgian designers and their work.


Flemish painting *

The Flemish School of painting.
Olga’s Gallery

Flemish painting at The Louvre.

Wikipedia entry on Flemish painting.

Europeana database of European art museums holding paintings by Flemish artists.

Fitzwilliam Museum collection of Flemish School paintings.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Flemish art collection.

Early Flemish altarpieces.

Centre for the Study of Fifteenth-Century Painting in the Southern Netherlands and the Principality of Liège.

Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting.

La Fondation pour l’Art Belge Contemporain



Ghent *

Design Museum. Museum voor Sierkunst en Vormgeving Gent

Higher Institute for Fine Arts Flanders
HISK organizes postgraduate education in Flanders in the field of the audiovisual and visual arts. It provides approximately twenty-five young artists from Belgium and abroad with a studio of their own for the duration of two years along with specific, tailor-made guidance.

Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent. Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent

S.M.A.K., Ghent. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst
The Ghent city museum of contemporary art.


Musée Hergé/The Hergé Museum


Institut royal du Patrimoine Artistique


Liege *

Museums in Liege, a guide.

Musee d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain (MAMAC)

University of Liege Art Collection/Galerie Wittert


Musée de Louvain-la-Neuve

Musees royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium . Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België


Netherlands, culture of The Netherlands. Wikipedia entry.


Rotselaar *

Gallery Dada


Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren

Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Belgium


S.M.A.K., Ghent – Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst
The Ghent city museum of contemporary art.

Artists in Belgium *

Belgian Artists
A list of well-known Belgian artists and an index to where their art can be viewed at art museums worldwide.

Belgian artists
Wikipedia entries

Belgian Artists
The artists directory of The Art World artists directory features Belgian artists listed in alphabetical order.

Famous Belgian/Flemish artists *

Alechinsky, Pierre

Pierre Alechinsky. Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

Bosch, Hieronymus

Hieronymus Bosch. Wikipedia
Bosch Research and Conservation Project (BRCP
J heronimus Bosch Art Center

The Garden of Earthly Delights in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, c. 1495–1505, attributed to Bosch.

Bosschaert, Ambrosius the Elder

Bossehaert, Ambrosius the Elder

Bruegel, Pieter (the Elder)

Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Web gallery of Art
Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Wikipedia entry.
Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Delvaux, Paul

Paul Delvaux. Art museums displaying works by Paul Delvaux.

Ensor, James

James Ensor. Works by James Ensor in art museums.
James Ensor. Getty Museum.  Christ’s Entry into Brussels
Herge, Wikipedia entry.

Holler, Carston

Carston Höller
Carsten Höller
Carsten Höller.
Carsten Höller. Künstler-Verzeichnis
Carsten Höller. Tate Modern

Magritte, Rene

Rene Magritte, at The Tate Gallery, London
Rene Magritte at Nicola Randone’s Grandi Artisti.
Rene Magritte. CGFA.
Rene Magritte. Artcyclopedia. Art museums holding works by Magritte.

Navez, François-Joseph

Francois-Joseph Navez. Works held in art museums.


Panamarenko. A Panamarenko website.

Pevernagie, Eric

Pevernagie, Eric. Eric Pevernagie
Paintings by Eric Pevernagie centred around the theme of solitude and alienation in the urban world.

Rubens, Peter Paul

Peter Paul Rubens. WebMuseum
Peter Paul Rubens. Olga’s Gallery
Peter Paul Rubens Online
Peter Paul Rubens. Rijksmuseum
Peter Paul Rubens. Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir. National Gallery of Art

Tuymans, Luc

Luc Tuymans. Artcyclopedia
Luc Tuymans. Wikipedia
Luc Tuymans. MOMA
Luc Tuymans. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp.
Luc Tuymans. S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent

Van Dyck, Anthony

Anthony van Dyck, Wikipedia entry

Jan Van Eyck

The Ghent Altarpiece
Jan van Eyck. Wikipedia
The Ghent Altarpiece on BALaT. Belgian Art Links and Tools (KIK-IRPA, Brussels)
Jan van Eyck. National Gallery
Jan van Eyck. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Ghent Altarpiece

Wiertz, Antoine

Antoine Wiertz