Travelling exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 2 at the Sala Muncunill in Terrassa – from 9 May to 13 July 2014
Organised by the Réseau Art Nouveau Network in the framework of the European project "Art Nouveau & Ecology" (2010-2015) supported by the Culture 2007-2013 programme of the European Commission, the exhibition comprises two identical concurrent exhibitions and has begun its journey to all partner cities in October 2013.
After Nancy, the exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 2 is presented in Terrassa at the Sala Muncunill, third step of its European journey, from 9 May until 13 July 2014.
This exhibition is free and bilingual Catalan-English.
Press release in English and French
Poster of the event
Do not miss the guided tours organised on 10 and 11 May 2014!
The double of the exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 1 is still presented in Riga at St Peter's Church until 7 September 2014!
Picture: Poster of the exhibition Naturaleses de l'Art Nouveau
Guided tours and workshops for families Daddy, Mummy, Horta and me ! at the Horta Museum in Brussels – from 7 July to 8 August 2014
During the Summer, the Horta Museum will open its doors on Mornings to the children and parents for an adapted visit to each age.
The space of the servants of the house will be exceptionally open for the occasion. The visit will take the shape of a role-play for the oldest and a treasure hunt for the youngest and enables to discover an a pro-active way the extraordinary house and Victor Horta’s wonderful universe. After the visit, a creative workshop will be offered, so that everyone can create a work inspired from Nature, in relation with Art Nouveau – different workshop each week (stained-glass, mosaic, mural painting, Art Nouveau house in paper, animals in paper).
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From 7 July to 8 August
From Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Closed on 21 July
Price per mornings: 8,00 € / adult and 5,00€ / child
Registration by phone : 0032 (0)2 543 04 90
or by e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Be careful: groups are limited to 10 persons maximum per morning and only available for adults accompanied by children from 6 to 12 years-old.
Flyer of the event
Picture: Horta Museum, detail of the flyer of event.
2000 archives of Victor Horta found by the Archives of modern Architecture in Brussels – on 2 July 2014
Some archives of Victor Horta, of which the complete ones of the Palais des beaux-Arts, were found among other documents by the Archives of modern Architecture. As the Belgian Newspaper Le Soir reveals it, two thousand plans and sketches of the Belgian master found themselves among numerous other archives, which were stored in a building in Schaerbeek released by the entrepreneur Blaton.
The Archives of modern architecture received all these documents as a donation and plan to organise an exhibition next year.
Discover a report of the Belgian channel Télé Bruxelles
Picture: Plans of the Palais des beaux-Arts, Brussels. Source: www.telebruxelles.net
Call for applications 2014 Heritage Prize in Schaerbeek, Brussels – 8 August 2014
Heritage in the public's eye
Launched in 2010 at the instigation of the deputy burgomaster for heritage Cécile Jodogne, the heritage biennial prize is in its third edition. The aim? Reward and promote private initiatives and associations in favor of the built heritage of our beautiful town.
With an amount of 3,600 euros to be divided among the winners, two types of achievements are aimed at this award:
On the one hand, the restoration of buildings initiated by individuals in accordance with the original architectural features;
On the other hand, the work done by organizations to raise awareness of heritage or its enhancing through various means (publication, exhibition, workshops ...) in connection with the Municipality of Schaerbeek.
The heritage in Schaerbeek is exceptional; actions to preserve it should be encouraged!
The application form as well as the regulation rules of the contest are available at the Urban planning Department : office-bureau 2.07, town hall - Hôtel communal, Place Colignon – 0032 (0)2/244.72.04 email@example.com)
Deadline to submit the applications: Friday 8 August 2014 at 1 pm
Picture: Schaerbeek, Brussels
The Leopold Museum’s Klimt original shown at the Klimt Center in Attersee - from 12 to 24 July 2014
For the third year running, the Gustav Klimt Center on the Attersee will be presenting an eminent original painting by Gustav Klimt (1862–1918). In its opening year in 2012, the center featured Klimt’s work On Lake Attersee (1900), dubbed a "frame full of lake water" by the art critic Ludwig Hevesi.
While Klimt’s 1899 painting A Morning by the Pond (Still Pond), chosen for the center’s 2013 presentation, shows a depiction of the Egelsee in Golling, this year’s exhibition once again focuses on an Attersee landscape, the 1902/03 masterpiece The Large Poplar II (Gathering Storm).
Like the previous two paintings, the rendering is another exclusive loan from the Leopold Museum in Vienna.
Picture: Die große Pappel II (c) Leopold Museum, Vienna