Kings of Belgium visit exhibition of Belgian painters in Serralves

The kings of Belgium, Philippe and Mathilde, visited today the exhibition of the Belgian painters Luc Tuymans and Marcel Broodthaers in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Serralves, in Porto, where they signed the book of honour of that cultural institution.

The King and Queen of Belgium arrived this morning at the scheduled time for the Serralves Foundation, where the chairman of the Serralves Foundation’s board of directors, Ana Pinho, and the chairman of the Board of Founders, Luis Braga da Cruz, awaited the entourage the institution’s gate.

The kings entered the Museum of Contemporary Art to sign the institution’s honour book and visited the exhibition of Belgian painters Luc Tuymans and Marcel Broodthaers which was inaugurated in Serralves, as well as the room with works by Anish Kapoor.

The visit to Serralves of the kings of Belgium closed with a visit to the House of Serralves, a copy of the Art Déco architecture in Portugal, that belonged to the count of Vizela, and that is located next to the gardens of Serralves.

The kings left the Serralves Foundation within the official time scheduled to go to Palácio da Bolsa, where they would attend a luncheon hosted by the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

At 2:25 p.m., the kings visited the Church of San Francisco and then went to the Asprela area to visit the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto.

At 16:10, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde moved to the Institute of Research and Innovation in Health of the University of Porto (i3s), for the closing session of the seminar “Perspective on the Portuguese digital startup ecosystem”.

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