Art needs to be alive. Which means it has to come out and play. Besides curating and setting up exhibitions, The Phoebus Foundation also regularly gives objects on loan to museums or collaborates in other ways with both national and international museums. Discover here our upcoming exhibitions, activities and loans.

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    SkYline. Highrise in the Low Countries

    Travelling treasures

    25/11/2022 - 25/05/2022

    Once again, we are incredibly proud to announce that our artworks are travelling! This time, three of our works are going to STAM Ghent for the new exhibition SkYline. Highris ...

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      Recht door zee

      Travelling treasures

      04/06/2022 - 11/09/2022

      Last chance to visit our travelling treasure in STeM Sint-Niklaas! We are proud that The First Atlas Map to Use the Word “America” is part of the Recht Door ...

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        Iron Men

        Travelling treasures

        29/03/2022 - 26/06/2022

        Fans of armour will be in for a treat at Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna! In the exhibition Iron Men, you will discover the most beautiful suits of armour from the largest colle ...

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          Klavier

          Keyboard Instruments

          Travelling treasures

          26/03/2022 - 26/06/2022

          Did you know Antwerp was the capital of harpsichords between 1560 and 1660? With the exhibition Keyboard Instruments, the Snijders&Rockox House Museum and the Vleeshuis Museum ...

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            Anto-Carte. Hemel en aarde

            Anto-Carte. Heaven and Earth

            Travelling treasures

            19/03/2022 - 21/08/2022

            Meet Anto-Carte (1886-1954)! A Mons artist who was a painter, lithographer and illustrator at the same time, he became known all over the world thanks to exhibitions in the United ...

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              Trans-Atlantische modernismen, 1910-1958

              Trans-Atlantic Modernisms, 1910-1958

              Travelling treasures

              12/02/2022 - 12/06/2022

              Do you like modernist art? Mu.Zee in Ostend is your place to be! Moreover: you can discover Transatlantic modernisms! The exhibition tells the surprising story of the artistic conn ...

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                Galba Cergivs

                Becoming Famous: Peter Paul Rubens

                Travelling treasures

                22/10/2021 - 20/02/2022

                Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) is arguably the most successful Flemish Baroque painter. His works are characterized by an impressive, colorful imagery that is highly recognizable. ...

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                  Vicenzo Coronelli

                  Imagining the Universe

                  Travelling treasures

                  22/10/2021 - 16/01/2022

                  Imagining the Universe is part of Leuven’s KNAL! Big Bang City Festival, which focuses on the fascination with the cosmos and its impact on science and culture. The exhibitio ...

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                    Jordaens

                    At Home with Jordaens

                    Exhibition

                    15/10/2021 - 08/05/2022

                    In cooperation with the Frans Hals Museum, The Phoebus Foundation presents the exhibition At home with Jordaens: the first monographic exhibition of the seventeenth-century Antwerp ...

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                      Remember Me

                      Travelling treasures

                      01/10/2021 - 16/01/2022

                      Remember Me. More than 100 Renaissance Portraits, from Dürer to Sofonisba tells the story of powerful emperors, flamboyant aristocrats and well-to-do citizens and how they had the ...

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                        De Francken-dynastie

                        The Francken Dynasty

                        Travelling treasures

                        04/09/2021 - 02/01/2022

                        Today a name stands out from the Frankish dynasty, that of Frans Francken the Younger (1581-1642) considered to be an outstanding artist. This contemporary of Rubens is distinguish ...

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                          Zot van Dimpna

                          Crazy about Dymphna

                          Exhibition

                          21/05/2021 - 30/11/2021

                          Following several years of intensive research, The Phoebus Foundation has embarked on a large-scale conservation project: the magisterial St Dymphna Altar, a masterpiece by Goossen ...

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                            From Memling to Rubens

                            Exhibition

                            23/04/2021 - 28/11/2021

                            Why does Hans Memling paint every detail with such precision? How did Rubens manage, with a few brushstrokes, to create an effect that would have made Steven Spielberg jealous? And ...

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                              Blind Date

                              The Bold and the Beautiful

                              Exhibition

                              15/03/2020 - 15/04/2021

                              The many portraits in The Phoebus Foundation collection from the Middle Ages to the early modern era formed the ideal starting point from which to tell the fascinating story of por ...

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                                Lace is more!

                                Lace is More!

                                Exhibition

                                30/05/2019 - 03/11/2019

                                Lace can have an old-fashioned reputation at times, but in 2019 the Chancellery of The Phoebus Foundation brought this centuries-old luxury textile very much to life. The Phoebus F ...

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                                  Vossen

                                  Fox Hunt

                                  Exhibition

                                  05/05/2018 - 30/09/2018

                                  In 2018, the Chancellery of The Phoebus Foundation introduced the public to a new sub-collection. Fox Hunt was not just any exhibition: it comprised a cycling and presentation circ ...

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                                    ROOTED

                                    ROOTED

                                    Exhibition

                                    15/03/2017 - 06/08/2017

                                    ROOTED presented another part of The Phoebus Foundation collection to the public. The stars of this event devoted to Flemish art between 1880 and 1930 were the period’s most infl ...

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                                      Kunst in beweging

                                      Art in Motion

                                      Exhibition

                                      22/02/2017 - 29/07/2018

                                      This exhibition offered an insight into the history of Flemish art, with particular attention paid to the things that motivated its artists: how was art perceived by makers ‘from ...

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                                        Keizerskapel

                                        Painting in the Spotlight

                                        Exhibition

                                        01/01/2017 - 01/01/2020

                                        The Chancellery of The Phoebus Foundation has been working with the Keizerskapel (Emperor’s Chapel) in Antwerp since 2017. Every six months, a new and unknown jewel from the coll ...

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                                          The Birth of Capitalism

                                          The Birth of Capitalism

                                          Exhibition

                                          17/06/2016 - 31/12/2016

                                          The Birth of Capitalism drew visitors back to the Golden Age of the Southern Netherlands (fifteenth and sixteenth centuries). It painted a picture of the economic power of the Coun ...

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