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Combine your visit to the KBR museum in autumn with a workshop where you can paint and calligraphy like a medieval miniaturist or copyist.
Discover the musical ensemble Camerata Brima
This year’s program will focus on the presentation of new technical studies in art history, concentrating on the art of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (1400-1600).
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The luxurious “Rijmbijbel” from Brussels is the oldest known illustrated manuscript in Dutch that has been completely preserved. Meet an international masterpiece from the Middle Ages!
Merel Swemle is studying Dutch language and culture at Leiden University. In this blog post, she takes a closer look at a curious book: the collection manuscript of Johannes de Altre.
The name Titus Livius (known in English as Livy) is a well-known one today. But how did the work of this Roman historian end up in the Library of the Burgundian Dukes?
The library of the Dukes of Burgundy is one of the finest manuscript collections of its time.
KBR keeps approximately 35,000 manuscripts, including 4,500 medieval codices.
For a significant part, the original core of the manuscript collection comes from the Library of the Dukes […]
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