Friday 31 May 2013, FARO and FOST (Social & Cultural Food Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel) organise a masterclass with Loïc Bienassis, titled: “Thinking heritagization. The example of the culinary.”
Artworks from the Royal Museums of Fine Arts (Brussels) can now be explored at brushstroke level detail, thanks to the participation of the museum in the Google Art Project.
The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage - taking place in Bali (Indonesia) from 22 to 29 November - selected the programme of cultivating ludodiversity in Flanders as one of five new best safeguarding practices.
The age sets of Leuven were inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The decision was taken by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage meeting in Bali (Indonesia) which took place in November 2011.
Lukasweb.be, the dynamic e-platform of Lukas | Art in Flanders not only got a renewed design but changed its technical side, too. Lukasweb.be alllows museums and collectors to create, manage, distribute and sell high quality digital photographs of artworks for a diverse array of applications.
On February 4, 2011, Georgia will be the tenth State to approve or ratify the 2005 Faro framework convention – the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society. This means that the very inspiring and guiding text will take effect as of June 1, 2011. It is sure to be a symbolic milestone in the history of cultural heritage policy!
Luxury in the Low Countries. Miscellaneous Reflections on Netherlandish Material Culture, 1500 to the Present
"Le superflu, c'est nécessaire", wrote Voltaire 1736 in his poem Le Mondain. Needless to say that luxury is much more than merely materialised redundancy.
Ghent University Library became the first in Europe to contribute public domain works scanned by Google to Europeana, Europe’s culture heritage. Readers using Europeana can now enjoy more than 30 million newly-added pages of historical, scientific, anthropological and literary works, from over 100,000 volumes, spanning four centuries, in French, Dutch, German and other languages.
Europeana is organising a public event, to mark the upcoming launch of Europeana’s virtual exhibition of Art Nouveau. In Brussels, at the heart of European Art Nouveau, there will be a special lecture by Art Nouveau expert Prof. Dr. Werner Adriaenssens, Curator of Decorative Arts of the 20th Century, Royal Museums for Art and History.