OMG! Van Eyck Was Here Magazine

During the entire year of 2020, Ghent will be hosting OMG! Van Eyck was here. In the first magazine you discover everything about Van Eyck, The Mystic Lamb and the festive program for the year 2020.

Due to the coronavirus a lot of events have been cancelled or rescheduled. Consult our calendar for the new dates.

Van Eyck An Optical Revolution

Once in a lifetime

From 1 February until 30 April 2020, the Museum of Fine Arts Ghent MSK is organising the largest Jan van Eyck exhibition ever. Worldwide only about twenty works by this artistic genius have been preserved, of which at least half will be on view at the MSK. Along with works from Van Eyck’s studio, copies of lost works by Van Eyck and more than 100 other master-pieces from the Late Middle Ages, they tell the story of his optical revolution.


Van Eyck’s Colours in Design

What is the origin of colour? How do you create colour? What is the impact of colour? In honour of the Year of Van Eyck in Ghent, the museum is hosting a large exhibition on the innovative and diverse use of colour. The exhibition starts from the unprecedented hues of Jan van Eyck and illustrates the significanceof colour to contemporary designers.