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Schilderij Jacopo Pesaro, bisschop van Paphos, door paus Alexander VI Borgia voorgesteld aan de heilige Petrus van Titiaan

Five artful city trips

Wanderlust? Our works of art have itchy feet too. Take a city trip and admire them right now! Five destinations, five masterpieces.

Ben Sledsens, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerpen

Museum Muse: Ben Sledsens

Which works of art from the KMSKA collection inspire artists today? And why?

Gwen Borms in het restauratieatelier

KMSKA Backstage: The Restoration Studio

De restauratoren restaureren in grote getale. Gewapend met penselen, pigmenten en wattenstaafjes stomen ze de werken klaar. Kijk mee!

Frame video backstage van KMSKA conservator Nico Van Hout

KMSKA Backstage: The Collection

The curators are working hard on the new presentation of the collection. A collection of world stature. Come and take a peek backstage!

Oud en nieuw gebouw

KMSKA Backstage: The Building

We’re building not just one museum for you but two. Two in the space of one! Come and take a peek backstage!

Archeologisch onderzoek in de museumtuin

Archaeological research Duke of Alva’s fortress

Archaeological research in the museum garden revealed the precise location of the Duke of Alva’s fortress.

Detail van een gevelsculptuur

Focus on the facades

The museum facades are decorated with impressive 19th-century sculptures. How and when were these statues installed?

Schilderij De intrige van James Ensor

James Ensor

The most important collection of James Ensor in the world can be found at the KMSKA. But who was the man behind the masks?

Schilderij Heilige familie met de papegaai van Peter Paul Rubens

Five special Rubens restorations

The restoration workshop has been hard at work. Several exceptional works by Peter Paul Rubens are restored in recent years. An overview.

Schilderij De bespotting van Simson van Jan Steen

Mauritshuis rediscovers painting by Jan Steen

Experts from the Mauritshuis have concluded that The painting The Mocking of Sampson from our collection is a genuine Jan Steen.

Madonna van Fouquet onder een onderzoeksscanner

Research at the Getty Museum into Madonna Surrounded by Seraphim and Cherubim

An in-depth examination of Jean Fouquet’s Madonna Surrounded by Seraphim and Cherubim was carried out at the J. Paul Getty Museum in L.A.

Schilderij De bekoring van Sint-Antonius van James Ensor

Maths genius donates James Ensor painting

Leading mathematician Henry Crapo has donated the painting The Temptation of St Anthony by James Ensor to the KMSKA.