The Making of Museums. Travellers and Collectors.

Symposium in Honour of Eric Gubel
Fri 29-03-2019

The Making of Museums - Travellers and Collectors

Symposium in Honour of Eric Gubel

 

Place

ART & HISTORY MUSEUM

Cinquantenaire Park 10, 1000 Brussels (Grand Auditorium)

 

Schedule

The conference will take place from 9:45 until 14:30.

The Keynote Lecture, followed by a reception, will begin at 15:00.

 

Registration

Attendance is free but registration indicating which parts of the event you wish to attend is required: d.hoornaert@kmkg-mrah.be

 

 

Program

 

9:45

Official opening / welcome (auditorium)

 

10:00

Eugène Warmenbol

L'armateur Jean-Baptiste De Lescluze (1780-1858): momies et autres commodités en vente rapide

 

10:30

Athéna Tsingarida

The Van Branteghem collection at the Art and History Museum, Brussels. Some exceptional Greek vases and the 19th-century networks of scholars, connoisseurs and art dealers

 

11:00

Sophie Balace

Le comte de Renesse-Breidbach et le baron Hüpsch, deux collectionneurs et deux collections…

 

11:30

Valérie Montens

Entre le marché et le musée. Evenepoel, Lhoest, Vermeersch. Trois collectionneurs belges de céramiques européennes à la fin du XIXe siècle

 

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch (cloisters)

 

13:30

Serge Lemaitre

Georges Rouma, un professeur engagé

 

14:00

Natacha Massar

(Hi)Stories of the Ancient Greek Collection

 

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee break

 

15:00 – 16:00

Keynote lecture (auditorium)

John Curtis

The Origin and Growth of the Ancient Near Eastern Collections in the British Museum

 

16:00 – 17:45 (apamea gallery)

Speech by Alexandra De Poorter, Director a.i. of the Royal Museums of Art and History

 

Reception