• The Rubens House in a nutshell

    “Welcome to my house!” Peter Paul Rubens, a brilliant and versatile artist, invites you to his palazzo.


  • Loan 2017
    David Bowie's Tintoretto as a long-term loan with the Rubens House. On display from 27 June 2017.
  • This overview of useful information will make your visit to the Rubens House even more enjoyable.
  • Foto: Rijksinstituut voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie.
    International call
    The Rubens House is in a search for six paintings by Michaelina Wautier. The Rubens House is looking for these six works in the run-up to the first survey exhibition of Michaelina Wautier’s work, which is due to open at Rubens’s former Antwerp home on 1 June 2018.
  • Temporary expo
    Friday 01 June 2018 - Sunday 02 September 2018 from 10:00 to 17:00
    Individual visitors
    As part of ‘Antwerp Baroque 2018: Rubens as an inspiration’, the Rubens House is presenting the first survey of the work of Michaelina Wautier (1614–1689). The ‘Michaelina’ exhibition will highlight the exceptional talent of a painter who achieved greatness in an era when women artists were extremely rare.
  • A brand-new building with an interactive visitor centre and numerous visitor facilities. The Rubens Experience Center will open in autumn 2019.
  • The Self-portrait of P.P Rubens is being restored. The masterpiece with iconic value rarely leaves its place. But has been sent to Brussels where it is being restored by the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage.
  • Put the following exhibitions in your diary.
  • Discover our new loans.
  • He was capable of everything and knew everything. He was a brilliant and versatile artist, run a large studio, spoke several languages, collected art, designed his own home, travelled around Europe as a diplomat and was interested in science. Rubens was well-versed in almost everything.
  • The best-known and without a doubt the most talented assistant of Rubens was Anthony van Dyck. Since recently, you can now for the first time go and admire 3 masterpieces by Anthony van Dyck at the Rubens House.
  • The Rubens House has a lot to offer. Besides the permanent presentation, the museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, there is also the building, its amazing collection...
  • Rubens in the city
    If you want to get to know Rubens’s city, you could not find a better guide than the master himself. The Rubens House has made a list for you and recommends some routes around Antwerp.