About, by, with or associated with Rubens. By viewing the thousands of documents in the library, you can dig into the artist's life, works and other relevant topics. Add to the story and visit the library to do some research of your own!  


The current library in the Kolveniersstraat will be open until June 28. Click here for more information. 

Plan your visit

The new academic library on the second floor of Hopland 13 is freely accessible to all visitors.  

Monday - Fridayopen from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Saturday & Sundayclosed
Public holidaysclosed

More about the library

For decades, researchers, students and heritage fans have found their way to the world-famous collection about Rubens and other masters of Flemish art. With thousands of publications, old books and archived documents, this is where fiction meets reality. And where interest turns into inspiration.


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After the book now the film?

Enjoy the presentation in the Rubens Experience.