English - The Museum
Stepping into the Broelmuseum is like coming home in a charming town house. Discover the visual and applied arts from the Kortrijk region from the 16th century, up to the present.
Be dazzled by the masterpieces by painters such as Roeland Savery, Karel van Mander, Kerstiaen De Keuninck, Louis Pierre Verwee, Evarist Carpentier... and discover the Kortrijk animal painters of the 19th century: Louis Robbe, Edward Woutermaertens, Joos Vincent de Vos...
The Broelmuseum presents the predecessors of the contemporary design movement in Kortrijk. Furniture by Kunstwerkstede De Coene, pottery and silver of the creative Kortrijk tradition. The historical collection is presented in confrontation with works by contemporary artists.
Wordles - presentation of the collection renewed!
The artcollection is now presented in a total new way: artworks of different periods are mixed and mingled. It 's up to the spectator to find and seek the combinations, the opposite or similar meenings and themes. The wordles in the different rooms give the visitor a first hint!