— Image: Madonna met kanunnik Joris van der Paele | kopie naar Jan van Eyck | Maaseik 1380/ 1400 – Brugge 1441 | Vlaamse Kunstcollectie —
Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders
The Age of Van Eyck in Context
From 21 June until 1 July 2020
Annually, the Summer Course brings a select group of 18 highly qualified young researchers to Flanders. They are offered an intensive 11-day programme of lectures, discussions and visits related to a specific art historical period of Flemish art.
The Summer Course provides the participants with a clear insight into the Flemish art collections from the period at hand, as well as into the current state of research on the topic. The sixth edition of the Summer Course will focus on ‘The Age of Van Eyck in Context’. Excursions will be made to Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven, Brussels, Hoogstraten, Lille, Mons and Tournai. The language of the Summer Course is English.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Participants have a master’s degree or are PhD student, junior curator or restorer and they are specialised in (art in the age of) Van Eyck. The master’s degree was earned maximum 10 years ago.
Check the preliminary programme (pdf).
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATONS
15 December 2019, 5 p.m. (Central European Time)
HOW TO APPLY
All applicants should send a resume, a letter of motivation and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or a museum professional to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1089 euro (includes full 11-day programme, ten overnight hotel stays in a single-occupancy room, all transport within the programme, all entry tickets, two receptions, five lunches and five dinners. Not included in the participation fee is the transport to and from Belgium.)
> The organisation of the Summer Course has made available two grants of 544,5 euro each to facilitate students with limited financial means.
> Thanks to the generous support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation’s History of Art Grants Program two US students and citizens are offered a grant that will fully cover the programme fee and round trip flights between Belgium and the US.
The Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders is a joint initiative of Musea Brugge, the Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Mu.ZEE Ostend, M – Museum Leuven, the University of Ghent, the Catholic University of Leuven, the Flemish research centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands, the Rubenianum and the Flemish Art Collection.
Structural content partners for this edition are the KBR (Royal Library of Belgium), The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
This edition is coordinated by the Musea Brugge, the Flemish research centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands and the Flemish Art Collection.
With the support of the Rubenianum Fund administered by the King Baudouin Foundation.