Museum & centre of expertise
PARCUM is a Flemish Government recognised museum and centre of expertise for religious art and culture. At PARCUM we believe that religious heritage can be a source of inspiration and an invitation to dialogue, for everyone.
Born in images
This exhibition takes us through the history of the image: from the first Christian images – abstract symbols – to the hundreds of portraits of Christ from the 16th century and later, and all of this in dialogue with the image – or rather lack of it – in Judaism and Islam.
Depot churches in Flanders
Want to set up a heritage depot in a church? This study maps out the challenges and opportunities.
Why we do what we do
At PARCUM we believe that religious heritage can be a source of inspiration and an invitation to dialogue, for everyone. Our first concern is therefore to bring out and highlight every aspect of that religious heritage. Together with all those involved, we search for innovative, broad-based solutions.
We believe religious heritage is relevant to everyone because: