BRAFA ART FAIR
03.02.18 - YAA had the chance to visit BRAFA Art fair with certified guides who leaded us through the highlights of the contemporary art galleries at the fair, to name a few: Rodolphe Janssen, Patrick De Brock, Gladstone, Meessen De Clercq, Axel Vervoordt and Guy Pieters. After the visit we were invited at the lounge of Delen Private Bank, where delicious champagne and canapés were offered to the young people.
ING Collection Belgium
02.12.17 - YAA was very honoured to have an exclusive private tour of the corporate collection of ING Belgium and a visit of the Christo exhibition at Place Royale. The afternoon started with an introduction by Patricia de Peuter – Senior art advisor at ING Collection about the role of the ING collection in society. After the guided tours, a cocktail was hosted on the 7th floor of Marnix with a breath-taking view over Brussels and formerly the apartment of Baron Lambert. The evening was rounded off with a beautiful diner and party hosted at Callens Café.
28.10.17 - YAA invited young people living around to Leie to enjoy a guided tour of the Thomas Lerooy and Maki Na Kamura exhibition at Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens in Deurle by assistant curator Charlotte Crevits. This was followed by a visit to the Villa DD, currently being renovated by Hans Op de Beeck and which will host a part of the collection of Jan Hoet’s library. Dinner was served at Puur M where a delicious buffet and great wine was awaiting the guests!
Gallery WALKTHROUGH Knokke
13.05.17 - First official event of the YAA was hosted in our beloved coastal town Knokke, where a gallery hop of five different galleries was organised. Participating galleries were Boon Gallery, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Maruani Mercier, Ronny Van de Velde Gallery and Samuel Vanhoegaerden Gallery. The young people were welcomed by the gallerist with a 30 min explanation of the show on view, history of the gallery and presence on art fairs. Guests were greeted with exquisite food and drinks in every gallery thanks to our many sponsors (Colonel Gin, Wine of Chateau La Haye, Champagne – ProToGo, Westvlees, Sir Catering). The afternoon was followed by the renowned delicious dinner and party at Knokke out.