Magnificent Middle Ages. The Museum Plantin-Moretus' finest manuscripts
--- 02.02.2012 - 05.05.2013 ---
The Museum Plantin-Moretus/ Print Room and Illuminare - Centre for the Study of Medieval Art published a catalogue of the illuminated manuscripts in the collection. The 15 finest manuscripts from the 9th untill the 15th century will be on show in this exhibition.
>> More information
'Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts Museum Plantin-Moretus Antwerp' published
For the first time it is possible to gauge the extent and nature of this fascinating and under-explored collection.
Hieronymus Cock – Bruegel's publisher. The renaissance in print
- 14 March - 15 December 2013 -
This project is a partnership between the Royal Library of Belgium, M – Museum Leuven, the Fondation Custodia – Collection Frits Lugt in Paris and Illuminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (KU Leuven).
Leuven commemorates Veronique Vandekerchove
The City of Leuven, M - Museum Leuven, KU Leuven and Illuminare - Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (KU Leuven) commemorated the life of Veronique Vandekerchove, Chief Curator of M - Museum Leuven from 1998 to 2012, on Friday, 29 June.
Veronique Vandekerchove Chair of the City of Leuven
The purpose of this Chair is to support scientific research carried out or supported by Illuminare - Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (KU Leuven)
'Rogier van der Weyden in Context' published
Illuminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (KU Leuven) has published the proceedings of the international symposium Rogier van der Weyden in Context. XVIIth Symposium for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting.
>>Table of Contents
Paperconservation: Decisions & Compromises
------- 17 - 19 April 2013 -------
The Interim Meeting of the Working Group Graphic Documents will be held in Vienna and hosted by the Austrian National Library
Call for papers: The Gruuthuse manuscript. Literature, music, devotion around 1400
------ 25 - 27 April 2013 ------
This international conference will have a multidisciplinary examination of the (cultural) space in which compilations such as the Gruuthuse manuscript existed.
The Illuminare- RICH project
The RICH project (Reflecting Imaging for Cultural Heritage) starts in July 2012 with a Hercules grant and will develop the next 3 years.
Conservation of the Anjou Bible completed
After an extensive international research and conservation project lasting more than four years, the 14th-century Neapolitan manuscript, renowned as the Anjou Bible, will be returning permanently to the renovated Treasure Room of the Maurits Sabbe library, at the Faculty of Theology and Religion (KU Leuven).
Advanced Master in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (KU Leuven)