Roughly 500 years ago, Andreas Vesalius was born in Brussels to a family of court physicians. During his lifetime, he revolutionized the field of anatomy, disproving theories that had gone uncontested for the past 1,300 years. We printed out a 3D model of a brain in homage to the enduring genius of Vesalius.
Opening on the 21st of July – Belgium’s National Day – BELvue Museum is launching its new permanent exhibition, which celebrates nearly two centuries of Belgian accomplishments in history, design and innovation. Visitors will be able to follow the history of Belgium, which will be illustrated by plenty of unique artefacts including Val-Saint-Lambert crystal, the motorcycle of King Albert II, a football signed by the Red Devils and most excitingly for us, two objects printed in 3D by Materialise!