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Online exhibitions

Exhibitions highlight a specific aspect of the collection. Below you will find an overview of the online exhibitions.

De Thiende van Simon Stevin

The museum celebrates mathematical genius Simon Stevin with web expo on Google Arts & Culture

In 2020 it will be 400 years ago that mathematician and inventor Simon Stevin (1548 - 1620) died. On May 18, International Museum Day, the Plantin-Moretus Museum commemorates the mathematical genius with an online exhibition on Google Arts & Culture. After all, the 'Officina Plantiniana' was the printer and publisher of almost 90% of Stevin's work.

Drawn to perfection | a curator's view

10 video's about unique drawings of the 17th century

Curator Virginie D'haene will guide you through the exhibition 'Drawn to perfection', along the most spectacular 17th-century drawings from our collection.

The story of the inventor of the atlas

On Google Arts & Culture

For the 450th anniversary of geographer Abraham Ortelius, the Plantin-Moretus Museum, together with the Snijders & Rockox House, created a presentation on Google Arts & Culture about the inventor of the atlas.

The illustrated garden

Online exhibition

The Museum Plantin-Moretus has a wealth of prints and drawings that beautifully illustrate the evolution of gardens over time.

Bruegel Prints

Online exhibition

Pieter Bruegel is probably the most important and most innovative artist from the 16th century. Besides being the painter of the world-famous 'Spreekwoorden' (Proverbs) and 'Dulle Griet' (Mad Meg), he was also a print designer. The Museum Plantin-Moretus has a print of almost all of his compositions.

Museum Plantin-Moretus auf Google Arts & Culture

Entdecken Sie unsere Sammlungen und Geschichten online

Gute Nachrichten für Kunstfreunde. Das Museum Plantin-Moretus ist jetzt auch auf Google Arts & Culture zu finden. Entdecken Sie das Museum von zu Hause aus.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum in your home

The museum is always open online

We are always open if you go online. Go online with and dive into our collections, view our online exhibitions, take a virtual visit of the museum, browse through the museum guide, or listen to the audio guide. Everything to stay indoors and take your mind off things for a while.

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