belgian coast: Middelkerke: attractions

 

 

Beaufort outside

 

For the new arts on display from 31 March 2012 at the Flemish coast click here

 

For the Beaufort outside art festival,  several works of art are placed  in the Belgian coast towns . Everyone can visit for free.
In the tourist’s office you can find  the walk – and bike tours that lead you along  these pieces. 

 

Some examples:

 

  • De Panne (Dynastielaan, richting E. Verhaerenlaan) ‘Christophorus‘, Gerard Lentink (NL)
  • Koksijde (Dijk ter hoogte van ‘Ster der Zee’ – Prof. Blanchardlaan) ‘Acqua Scivolo‘, Anne & Patrick Poirrier (FR)
  • Nieuwpoort (Strand ter hoogte van de Lefebvrestraat) ‘Searching for Utopia‘, Jan Fabre (B)
  • Middelkerke-Westende (Zeedijk ter hoogte van de Gustave van Rysselbergestraat (‘Bellevue-rotonde’) ‘Caterpillar 5Bis’, Wim Delvoye (B)
  • Oostende (Zeedijk ter hoogte van Vlaanderenstraat) ‘Ik, James Ensor ‘, Daniel Spoerri (ROU)
  • Oostende (Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk) ‘Im Gebiss der Zeit ’, glasschilderingen, N. Schwontkowski (D)
  • Blankenberge (Gevel Casino op de Zeedijk) ‘Baby’s‘ van David Cerny (CZ)
  • Zeebrugge (uiteinde dijk) 'Zoals de man die boot zag, in de lucht ‘, Jean Bilquin (B)
  • de Raveelkusttram uit Beaufort 01

 

 

 

 

 

                         
                             
                         
                             
                         

 

 

 

 

Beaufort inside

 

The Beaufort inside festival shows other works of the participating artists on an inside location.
There is also a “Beaufort painter’s trail” for which churches and chapels are turned into temporary art galleries.

In the studio you will find a guidebook with the different works of art along the coast

 

 

                         
                             
                         
                             
                         

 

 

 

Casino Middelkerke

 

There are regular exhibitions by painters and sculptors. Below a panoramic view of the interior of the casino taken by photographer Mario Declerck from Middelkerke.

 

 

 

 

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