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Permanent closure of the exhibition 'The Heritage of Rogier van der Weyden'

From the press release of the KMSKB on 21 November:

Contrary to the statement in the last press release, it is no longer possible to guarantee that the roof of the building housing the exhibition The Heritage of Rogier van der Weyden  is watertight. In order to prevent any eventual problems and as a precaution, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels have decided to close the exhibition permanently.

Please rest assured that this difficult and painful decision for our institution is dictated by concern with the preventative conservation of this exceptional cultural heritage, and that our team will make every effort to ensure optimal management of the situation.

For information, please contact: Barbara Porteman (press office)

02 508 34 08

(News item 22 November 2013)