A rendezvous with Art, Knowledge and Beauty

ArtConnoisseurs 2015

Galleries of the Sablon, the historical area for Antique and Art Galleries in Brussels, welcome each June some of the most prominent dealers in Asian Art and Archaeology during Asian Art in Brussels and Brussels Ancient Art fairs.
Simultaneously, for its third edition, ArtConnoisseurs 2015 will be organised this year in collaboration with the Royal Museums of Art and History.


On Friday 12th of June, The Cinquantenaire Museum will host a series of lectures on Asian Art and Archeology held by the museum's specialists and by invited international scholars as well as private guided tours by the curators of the museum. 
The day will end by a :

Fundraising Evening supporting the exhibition projects of the Royal Museums of Art and History and the Chinese Library

Tickets and details can be found here : Royal Museums of Art & History


Most of the lectures of ArtConnoisseurs 2013 and 2014 were filmed.  You will find videos of lectures and interviews with curators, collectors and experts as well as a selection of objects of the fairs here


For details of the fairs and catalogue, please refer to AAB and BAAF fairs respective websites. 
Many thanks to all who have attented and supported ArtConnoisseurs.
We warlmly welcome you to join us in June.
ArtConnoisseurs is a cultural event organised by Asian Art in Brussels (AAB) , Brussels Ancient Art Fair (BAAF), Brussels International Art Promotion and Logistics (BIAPAL) and the Institut Belge des Hautes Etudes Chinoises (IBHEC).

Committee of Honour

  • Mr. Alain Bordier (Switzerland)

  • Ms. Renate Homberg (Germany)

  • Baroness Paul Janssen (Belgium)

  • Mr. Dirk Krämer (Germany)

  • Mr. Chris Levett (Great Britain/France)

  • Mr. Klaus Maas (Germany)

  • H.R.H. Sheikh Saud bin Muhammad bin Ali Al-Thani (Qatar)

  • Dr. Jacques Léon Theodor (Belgium)

  • Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt (USA)

  • Dr. Corinne Besson (France)

  • Mr. Henry Bounameaux (Belgium)

  • Mr. Richard C. Blum and Dianne Feinstein (USA)

  • Dr. François de Callataÿ (Belgium)

  • Mr. Bénédict de Cerjat (Switzerland)

  • Ms. Lee Chor Lin (Singapore)

  • Mr. Guido Creemers (Belgium)

  • Ms. Audrey Dégremont (Belgium)

  • Dr. Claire Derriks (Belgium)

  • Ms. Florence Doyen (Belgium)

  • Dr. Ian Glover (Great Britain)

  • Dr. Sidney Goldstein (USA)

  • Dr. Alfred Grimm (Germany)

  • Dr. Isabel Grimm-Stadelmann (Germany)

  • Dr. Eric Gubel (Belgium)

  • Ms. Else Hartoch (Belgium)

  • Prof. Dr. Detlev Kreikenbom (Germany)

  • Dr. Gauri Parimoo Krishnan (Singapore)

  • Dr. Kenson Kwok (Singapore)

  • Ms. Françoise Lechien-Durant (Belgium)

  • Mr. Martin Lerner (USA)

  • Dr. Christian E. Loeben (Germany)

  • Maître Marc Matthys (Belgium)

  • Dr N. John Miksic (Singapore)

  • Prof. Dr. Lunsingh Scheurleer (The Netherlands)

  • Dr. Pratapaditya Pal (USA/India)

  • Dr. René Preys (Belgium)

  • Dr. Arnaud Quertinmont (Belgium)

  • Prof. Dr. Hermann Schlögl (Germany)

  • Mr. Jean-Marie Simonet (Belgium)

  • Dr. Cyril Thiaudière (France)

  • Mr. Jan Van Alphen (Belgium/USA)

  • Dr. Rainer Vollkommer (Germany/Liechtenstein)

  • Mr. Luc Watrin (France)

  • Mr. Herman Van Rompuy

  • Ms. Joëlle Milquet

  • Ms Brigitte Grouwels

  • Mr. Jean-Luc Vanraes

  • Mr. Hamza Fassi- Fihri
  • Mr. Jan Huyghebaert