The somewhat dusty James Ensor house has been completely renovated and expanded thanks to a new high-quality interactive experience centre.
On 30 September 2016, the Plantin-Moretus Museum will be reopening its doors to the public.
Everybody Happy, the new film from Nic Balthazar, received the prize for best director at the World Film Festival in Montreal.
Middelheim's sculpture park has been listed among Europe's 10 best sculpture parks by the British newspaper The Guardian.
On 27 September Sothebys in London will be auctioning a series of works by the Belgian painter James Ensor.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker has been named Choreographer of the Year. The Belgian choreographer received this recognition from the leading German magazine Tanz, as a reward for her successful year.