1. Singer Laren: Belgian Masters Exhibition Skip-the-Line Entry
Pre-book your entry to the Belgian Masters exhibit at Singer Laren and enjoy skip-the-line privileges. Get an overview of Belgian classical modern art, from James Ensor to René Magritte. Enjoy an included walking map and downloadable tour app for the museum and Piet Oudolf Sculpture Garden. The Belgian Masters exhibition is composed of highlights from the Brussels Museum of Ixelles. The works of art are a reflection of the search for innovation and freedom of expression in Belgium between 1850 and 1950. International influences and local characteristics alternate, with a strong focus on visible reality and a preference for fantasy. Witness Belgium artists’ undeniable enjoyment of the bizarre and of alienation. Explore Impressionism, Symbolism, Luminism, Fauvism, Expressionism, and Surrealism. See masterpieces by Léon Frédéric, Willy Finch, Georges Lemmen, Emile Claus, James Ensor, Jean Delville, Fernand Khnopff, Léon Spilliaert, Jos Albert, Willem Paerels, Rik Wouters, Gustave De Smet, Frits Van den Berghe, Paul Delvaux, and René Magritte. Before the end of your visit, take some time to explore the Singer Laren sculpture garden designed by Piet Oudolf. Enjoy sculptures themed on the relationship between culture and nature by contemporary Dutch artists. The Belgian Masters exhibition is a collaboration with the Museum of Ixelles of Brussels. The Museum of Ixelles was founded in 1892 after the extensive art collection of the landscape and animal painter Edmond de Pratere was entrusted to the municipality of Ixelles.