CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

New CODARTfeature: Crowdsourcing as an Aid in Collection Registration – a Case Study from Bruges

Museums and other cultural heritage institutions have long invited input from the public when devising their programming. Today we also see a growing trend in which the expertise of people from outside the museum is deployed to help supplement collection data.

Last year, Musea Brugge partnered with Bruges City Archives and the Bruges public library to launch the project Enriching the View on Bruges, in which local heritage enthusiasts help to identify works on paper that have a link with Bruges. In our latest feature, Sarah van Ooteghem and Evelien de Wilde discuss the setup of this pioneering program and its results so far.  Read on…


Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.

Last month’s feature was Open Access and Art History in the 21st Century: The Case for Open GLAM by Douglas McCarthy. To browse all features, visit