Discover Benelux, Issue 76, April/May 2020

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Discover Benelux  |  Culture  |  Lifestyle Calendar

Rembrandt in Spain

Art Brussels

Until 24 May, online Spain may be on lockdown, but the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid did not want its wonderful exhibition featuring the works of Rembrandt to remain behind locked doors. The entire museum is therefore accessible online for a virtual tour of these masterpieces. www.museothyssen.org

Postponed until 25-28 June, Brussels, Belgium Art Brussels, one of Belgium’s most important yearly art fairs, has been postponed until June. In the meantime, the organisers are making sure some of the art on display in Belgium’s galleries doesn’t remain hidden: under the hashtag #ArtBrusselsOnlineExhibitions, it is sharing daily images of art on display behind temporarily closed doors. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. www.artbrussels.com

Antwerp 10 Miles Postponed until autumn, Antwerp, Belgium The iconic Antwerp 10 Miles, which passes Antwerp’s best views and crosses the river Scheldt twice by tunnel, has been postponed until an as-yet-unconfirmed date in autumn. Plenty of time for everyone to get those legs in shape over summer. www.sport.be/antwerp10miles 62  |  Issue 76  |  April/May 2020

collection, or browse the collections curated by other visitors for a unique digital visit to this legendary museum. www.rijksmuseum.nl

Opera La Monnaie, Brussels, online Opera fans rejoice — Brussels opera house La Monnaie is offering free online streaming of seven opera performances. Its virtual season includes Frankenstein, Macbeth Underworld and Aida. www.lamonnaie.be

Rijks Studio Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, online The magnificent Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam famously features a collection so extensive that it is nearly impossible to visit it all in a day. Now, thanks to the interactive Rijks Studio feature, you can create your own thematic

Concertgebouw Live Streams Concertgebouw Amsterdam, online Normally you can watch some of the world’s greatest classical music performances live at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, but fear