CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Reopening after renovations

Opening: 28 February 2003

From the museum website

This museum offers a rich and fascinating survey of the history of the visual arts, especially in Belgium. The museum’s highlights include the world-famous collection of ‘Flemish Primitive’ art, works by a wide range of Renaissance and Baroque masters, a selection of paintings from the 18th and 19th-century Neo-classical and Realist periods, milestones of Symbolism and Modernism, masterpieces of Flemish Expressionism and a rotating selection from the city’s collection of post-war modern art.

Artists such as Bram Bogart, Hiëronymus Bosch, Jean Brusselmans, Petrus Christus, Emile Claus, Gerard David, Paul Delvaux, Gustave De Smet, James Ensor, Fernand Khnopff, René Magritte, Hans Memling, Constant Permeke, Pieter Pourbus, Roger Raveel, Hugo van der Goes, Rogier van der Weyden, Gustave van de Woestyne, Jan van Eyck, Rik Wouters and many others are represented in a continually changing display.

Museum information

The reopening of the Groeningemuseum coincides with the opening of the exhibition De eeuw van Titiaan (1470-1580): (The century of Titian (1470-1580).

“For the first time, a selection of Venetian graphic art from the Renaissance – spread over the entire North of Europe – will be on display at one location. The exhibition will include drawings and prints of Mantegna, Titian, Dürer, Barbari, Campagnola, etc…”