Lace event Belgium: The World Lace Congress Brugge 2018: “Living Lace” – August 13-25, 2018

The World Lace Congress Brugge 2018: “Living Lace”  (West Flanders, Flemish Region)
2 weeks lace experience in Belgium
Organizers:
BRUGGE 2018 vzw
Baalstraat 16, 8000 BRUGGE
Dates:
4-day Classes: August 13-16, 2018
Congress: August 17-19, 2018
Post Congress Tours:  August 20-25, 2018
Places: See agenda
Website: http://www.worldlacecongressbrugge2018.be/
Registration opens June 1, 2017: 
http://www.worldlacecongressbrugge2018.be/eng/subscriptionsfrom162017.htm
Information: 
http://www.worldlacecongressbrugge2018.be/eng/contacts.htm

Agenda:  http://www.worldlacecongressbrugge2018.be/eng/congress.htm

Contest:  Dreams in Dimension (25 x 25 x 25)
Adults:   traditional and comtemporary categories
Youth:    Under 12 years, 13 to 18 year categories.
Prizes: 250 EUR per category.
Rules and Registration form: rules_contest-eng-20170320

Workshops:
Students can either stay four days with the same teacher or take two 2-day classes.
1     Vlaanderse kant, Nadine Pauwels
2     Turnhoutse kant, Liliane Eyckens  (only 4 days)
3     Binche,  Lieve Pollet
4     Duchesse,  Annick Wils
5     Beverse kant, Simonne Coppieters
6     Mechelse kant, Rita Thienpondt (recommended 4 days)
7     Jewelry in Gold Wire, Lauran Sundin
8     Valenciennes kant, Chantal Ferier
9    Naaldkant, Magda Haentjes
10    Contemporary Lace, Lieve Smets
11    Lierse kant/ Art beading,  Linda van Camp

Lectures:
1. “Collection headquARTers Katoennatie: 3500 years of textile ART” : “Sprang” by Anne Kwaspen, Katoennatie, Antwerpen
2. “Putting Antwerp on the Map: Lace making and lace commerce in a city of art and luxury trades in the 16th and 17th centuries.”: by Frieda Sorber/curator lace collection Modemuseum Antwerpen (Fashion museum)
3. “Les pièces exceptionnelles du Musée en dentelle de Bruxelles”, Caroline Esgain, Museum voor Kostuum en Kant, Brussel
4. “Masterpieces of Lace of the Royal Museum of Art and History”, Ria Cooreman, Royal Museum of Art and History, Brussels
5.  :Contemporary lace all over the world “Living Lace”, Martine Bruggeman, Kantcentrum, Brugge

In addition, a Lace Market for suppliers will be held.  Martine Bruggeman will also publish a new study on lace in Flanders.

Tours:
August 20
Binche
– Grand-Place de Binche
– Office du Tourisme
– Hotel de Ville
– Collégiale Saint-Ursmer
– Musé International du Carnaval et du Masque
– La Tour Sant Georges
Kortrijk
– the Flaxmuseum, “Texture”
Ieper
– “War Lace”, Menenpoort
– Menenpoort

August 21
Aalst
– ‘t Gasthuys: Geraardsbergen: “Chantilly” and lace from Aalst and the Dender district”
– Foyer van CC De Werf: “Rozemarijn 4.0″
– Great Hall in the Belfry: Exhibition ” elements”
Temse
– Onze Live Vrouw kerk: Sculptures in Lace
– Town hall: Traditional lace
– Dacca: Contemporary Lace
– Molenhuis: Needle lace

August 22
Antwerpen
– Katoennatie
– Carolus Borromeuschurch: Historical Lace – Treasury
Lace from Lier and Turnhout
“Old technique – new design”
“Lace from around Antwerp”

August 23
Leuven
– Predikherenkerk: 10 Lace Academies
– Romenise Poort: “Liveing Lace” and historical collection by Serena Leuven
Sint-Truiden
– Museum De Mindere “Kantelink”, “Metamorfose”
– Kant in Vlanderen – Ursulinen: “Evolution”

August 24
Liège
– Museum “Le Grand Curtius”, “La Dame élégante”, private collection
Sint Pieters Leeuw
– Castle Coloma: Contemporary Lace “Storytelling threads”

August 25
Brussels
– Museum voor Kostuum en Kant
– Koninklijk Museum voor Kunst en Geschiedenis

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6 Responses to Lace event Belgium: The World Lace Congress Brugge 2018: “Living Lace” – August 13-25, 2018

  1. Ingrid Bernhagen says:

    What price is it and iscaccomodation included

  2. Mrs R Hawkins says:

    Can you please help me with the translations into English or French for the following lace types or maybe describe them briefly in English:
    Wezelse Kant, Beverse Kant, Lierse Kant, Naaldkant.

  3. Jules says:

    hi!
    so is this completely canceled???? and now going to be in The city will be Zaandam, only 18 minutes by train from Schiphol-airport and 12 minutes from Amsterdam.???

    or is it going to be part in one place and part in another?

    it is not 100% clear.
    thanks,
    Ms Jules H.

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