EXHIBITION: QUEEN ELISABETH
SCHARBIELLIE CULTURE HOUSE - DE PANNE
9/04/2016 - 8/01/2017
Following thedetailed examination in 2012-2013 of the role played by Queen Elisabeth in the running of the L'Océan Hospital throughout the First World War, this new exhibition looks at the many artistic contacts made by the queen during the war years. These contacts included famous painters of the day, celebrated musicians and eminent writers. The exhibition also highlights the queen's close involvement in the activities of the 'Section artistique de l'Armée belge en campagne' (Artistic Section of the Belgian Army in the Field) and the 'Orchestre Symphonique de l'Armée' (Belgian Army Symphonic Orchestra).
The queen photographed many of her celebrity visitors and a selection of these photographs is included in the exhibition.
Daily, 14.00-1800, except on Mondays and public holidays.
Guided group visits: € 60,
prior reservation with the Culture Service is required :
Zeelaan 21, 8660 De Panne,
T. +32 (0)58 42 97 53, email@example.com