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19/10/2016

Reissue of the 17th Century Masterpiece That Turned Insect Studies Into Art

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Jonas Van Boxel

She was an insect studies pioneer, explorer and artist. Her work inspired Linnaes and Goethe, and was collected by Peter The Great. Publisher Lannoo pays tribute to Maria Sibylla Merian with a facsimile of Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, her masterpiece.

Handwritten geologic map of Spa by Jean-Marc Marion (2016).
18/07/2016

RBINS maps the history of Belgian geology at Cartographiae in the Royal Palace

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Jonas Van Boxel

Three original geological maps from our Institute, by different generations of Belgian geologists, are part of the summer exposition Cartographiae at the Royal Palace.

Action Big Mouth / Grote Muilen / Grandes Gueules
14/07/2016

A Big Mouth? Me?

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Reinout Verbeke

This summer, become our “Big Mouth Ambassador” in a snap!

The T.rex, the mosasaurs, the Neanderthal of Spy, the tiger, the wolf, ... Our halls and galleries are full of big mouths! Come and (re-)discover them this summer: become their ambassador!

Will Iggy conquer your ❤ during #100masters? Start tindering: 100masters.brussels
17/05/2016

Will Iggy Conquer Your ❤ During #100masters?

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Reinout Verbeke

From 18 May till 27 August, the Brussels museums are highlighting the masters of their permanent collections.

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Falcons for Everyone 2016
01/04/2016

Two Pairs of Falcons Breeding in Front of The Camera

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Reinout Verbeke

The falcons are back in town! The 12th edition of Falcons for Everyone follows two breeding pairs this year. In the cathedral of Brussels the female laid 5 eggs and in the town hall of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre 4 eggs are waiting.

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