Our partners

Musea Brugge engages in structural collaboration with a number of permanent partners. Here is a list of them. For temporary projects, they are listed on the project page, together with the other media partners.

Vrienden van Musea Brugge (Friends of Musea Brugge)

This Friends association lends valuable financial support for important art acquisitions and also stimulates increased interest for our museums in all possible ways. Membership of this non-profit organisation offers a number of advantages, including permanent free access to the Bruges museum collections, as well as various other exhibitions and activities. There is also a discount on all museum publications and free receipt of the museum bulletin. In addition, the Friends of Musea Brugge organise regular cultural excursions and an annual series of academic lectures. In short, plenty of good reasons for becoming a member!

Vlaamse Kunstcollectie (Flemish Art Collection (VKC))

The Flemish Art Collection has five founding members: the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, the Groeningemuseum, the Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, M - Museum Leuven and Mu.ZEE in Ostend. Together they offer an excellent overview of the art production in the Southern Netherlands and Belgium, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, and this in an international context. Their collections contain masterpieces that are considered to be World Heritage Sites, including works by Jan van Eyck, Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck and James Ensor.

Lukas - Art in Flanders

Lukas manages digital imagery of the finest works and masterpieces of Flanders’ artistic heritage at the behest of museums and heritage organizations. Specifically aimed at professional customers, this distribution service delivers pinpoint-sharp digital images, perfectly suited for even the most demanding of applications.

Brugge Plus vzw

The core tasks of the non-profit Brugge Plus vzw are the organisation of events, the development of projects on the theme of cultural communication, the supervision of educational projects, the reception of visitors, the provision of cultural-touristic information and selling tickets via In&Uit and Brugge Plus vzw also organises multi-disciplinary projects, which take place in the city's public spaces and are often aimed at specific target groups. Participation, quality and sustainability are the Brugge Plus watchwords.

Bruges Triennial

Every three years, contemporary artists and architects descend on the historic city centre of Bruges, which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage, showcasing their work as part of the Bruges Triennial. International and regional artists and architects are invited to present new, temporary installations. A dozen or so artworks and meeting points engage in an active dialogue with their surroundings, along canals, on cobbled streets, in tranquil almshouses or on abandoned land. An opportunity for visitors to take a summertime tour of the city, following a unique and hospitable route, that focuses on a societal issue.

The Triennial is a co-production between Brugge Plus, Musea Brugge, Kenniscentrum vzw and Cultuurcentrum Brugge, and is commissioned by the City of Bruges.

Visitbruges/Meeting in Brugge

- Supports a climate that is propitious to a qualitative experience
- Develops a strong brand positioning for Bruges, as an international destination, using the right story, for the right target audience, through the right channel, at the right time.
- Connects Bruges and visitors, both on the physical and virtual level.
- Oversees the city’s development as a tourist destination by ensuring the impact of tourism is manageable.

In accordance with the core values of the City of Bruges, Visitbruges makes a durable contribution to the desired urban dynamic, which must be balanced, unifying, attractive and entrepreneurial. In so doing, Visitbruges enhances the well-being of its inhabitants, businesses and (business) tourists.


On the website 'Erfgoedinzicht' you can discover various collections and activities of museums, archives, churches and local circles in East and West Flanders (only in Dutch).