Society of Friends of Belgium in America
 

 

Past Events

Cultural sponsorships of the Society of Friends of Belgium have included:

New York based Belgian artist,  Manuel Geerinck, will have a solo exhibition of his work at the Galerie Antonio Nardone in Brussels from March 3- April 2, 2011. 34-36 Rue Saint Bernard, 1060 Brussels www.galerieantonionardone.be. Opening reception will be march 3rd, 2011 from 6-9 pm.

The Belgian Red Star Line Museum is looking for emigrant photographs, memorabilia and stories (1873-1934, Antwerp to New York) for their opening exhibit in 2012.

Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - October 5, 2010 – January 16, 2010, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; February 16 – May 22, 2011, The National Gallery in London.

Belgian Blues, Soul and R&B Weekend in New York City - Boogie Boy and N8N to headline at Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar & Restaurant Friday, June 18, 2010 at 8 PM and Saturday, June 19th at 8 PM.

Sceening of the award winning Belgian movie "Ou est la main de l'homme sans tete" by Stephane et Guillaume Malandrin at the Focus on French Cinema Festival at the Center for Performing Arts in Purchase, New York. April 9-11, 2010. More info at: www.ouestlamain.com and
www.laparti.com

James Ensor Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 28, 2009 - September 21, 2009

Screening of the award winning Belgian film "El Dorado" by Bouli Lanners at the Focus on French Cinema Festival at the Center for Performing Arts in Purchase, New York. April 3-5, 2009.

Chantal Akerman: Moving through Time and Space at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, May 2-July 6, 2008.

Online Auction of Belgian Art - June 17 through July 13, 2008.

US Premiere of the film "CowBoy" by Benoît Mariage at the Focus on French Cinema Festival in Purchase, New York, March 27 - March 30, 2008.

David Claerbout at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, February 8-April 6, 2008.

Exhibition of the Photography of Jan de Cock at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, January 23–April 21, 2008.

Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor at the Metropolitan Museum, October 17, 2007 – January 6, 2008.

Pieter Bruegel the Younger: An Intimate Retrospective in the Nassau County Museum, August 26, 2007 to November 4, 2007.

Performance of the The Magic Flute by the Monnaie Opera of Brussels and gala reception at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, on opening night April 9, 2007.

The Exhibition of the Simon Collection, Belgian Paintings from 1880 to 1940 at the McMullen Museum in Boston from February 9, 2007 to July 22, 2007.

 

The Society of Friends of Belgium in America operates under the auspices of
the Ambassador of Belgium to the United States and the Consul General of Belgium in New York.

 

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