First edition of the Summer Course

The Groeninge Museum in Bruges and the Flemish Research Centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands coordinate the first edition of the Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders. The summer course is a joint initiative.

The aim of the summer course is to bring to Flanders, annually, a select group of 18 national and international, highly qualified young researchers. They will be presented with an intensive 10-day program of lectures, discussions, and visits related to the specific course theme within Flemish art.

The first edition of the summer course titled The age of van Eyck in context will take place from June 21 through July 1 2015. The program will take place in Bruges, Ghent and Brussels. The language of the summer course will be English.

Participants have a master's degree or are PhD-student. Participants are specialised in 15th century art form the Burgundian Netherlands.

The Summer course for the study of the arts in Flanders is a joint initiative of the Flemish Art Collection, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, the Groeninge Museum Bruges, the University of Ghent, the Catholic University of Louvain, the Rubenianum and the Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands.

(News item June 6 2014)