For questions regarding the temporary closure of the museum as a result of the preventive measures surrounding the coronavirus, please contact Steven Heyse, Head of Cabinet Alderman Souguir, at T +32 (0)9 266 54 80.

Press access

Journalists of the written press, radio, television and (press) photographers with a valid press pass can gain free admission to the exhibition.

On presentation of the valid press pass at the ticket desk, you will receive complimentary press access for ‘Van Eyck. An Optical Revolution’. You do not need to book a timeslot in advance.

Press materials

Download the press kit

Filming and photography

Photography without flash in the exhibition is allowed for press photographers. Filming is only possible on request. Please contact the press office at


Please bring a valid id with you when you visit. Without a valid press pass, our front of house staff cannot grant press access.


Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent
Soetkin Bruneel
T +32 (0)9 323 67 64
M +32 (0)476 60 08 96

Karen Rodts
T +32 (0)9 323 67 10