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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    Phoebus Schilderij - Saints, Sinners, Lovers, and Fools

    Saints, Sinners, Lovers, and Fools

    Exhibition

    16/10/2022 - 22/01/2023

    Phoebus goes USA! We are extremely proud to present our very first intercontinental exhibition ever!The Phoebus Foundation joins forces with Denver Art Museum to present 'Saints, S ...

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      Newcomers

      Travelling treasures

      30/09/2022 - 08/01/2023

      Our Two Fisherboys by Frans Hals will be on display at the Frans Hals Museum from the 30th of September. The exhibition Newcomers takes visitors on a journey back in time when vari ...

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        Symbolism in Flanders

        Travelling treasures

        10/07/2022 - 09/10/2022

        The Noordbrabants Museum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL) is currently the place to be for fans of art from the Latem school! The exhibition Symbolism in Flanders focus ...

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          Portrait of Henricus Liberti

          Travelling treasures

          18/06/2022 - 12/11/2022

          The Antwerp artist, Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641) cherished his friendships and he did so by depicting his closest friends – other artists, merchants, collectors or musicians ...

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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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              Landscape with archers

              Travelling treasures

              07/05/2022 - 25/09/2022

              Landscape with archers by Gillis Mostaert I will be on display in Mudel for two more weeks! ‘SHOOT. Archery, a cultural heritage’ is an exhibition that focuses on the h ...

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                Zot van Dimpna

                Crazy about Dymphna

                Exhibition

                01/04/2022 - 02/10/2022

                The story of the Irish princess Dymphna reads like a tragic fairy tale. When her mother dies, her father the king asks her to marry him. Maddened by grief at the loss of his wife, ...

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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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