The Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain is exceptionally closed on Thursday 20 June. We thank you for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you from Friday 21 June, until 8 September for the visit of the exhibition Josef and Anni Albers.

Since 1992, the Boghossian Foundation has been committed to improving the living conditions of young people in Armenia and Lebanon, encouraging them to develop their potential with a view to a better future. Its philanthropic action embraces a whole series of social, educational and cultural projects.

Social and philanthropic projects

Following the 1988 Armenian earthquake, the Boghossian family invested heavily in the country’s reconstruction, financing various educational, economic and cultural programmes in a number of its cities. The Boghossian Foundation is also actively involved in Lebanon with humanitarian, educational and philanthropic activities.

Commitment to artists

Eager to support artistic creation, the Boghossian Foundation rewards talents in Armenia, Lebanon and Belgium each year with a number of prizes. Since 2010, the Villa Empain’s artist-in-residence programme, conducive to creation and intercultural encounters, has welcomed artists from all backgrounds and varied disciplines.

Résidence d'artistes à la Fondation Boghossian à Bruxelles

The artists residence

As a laboratory for ideas and contemporary creation, the Boghossian Foundation’s Artist-in-residence programme seeks to welcome artists of all horizons at the Villa Empain.

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Art Prizes

The Boghossian Foundation is committed to research and the arts. Each year, it organizes and finances three prize ceremonies, in Belgium and abroad.

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