King Baudouin Foundation

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Building of the King Baudouin Foundation in Brussels

This page describes the project together with the Heritage Funds of the King Baudouin Foundation (KBS-FRB).


The purpose of the project is to import the donated images from the King Baudouin Foundation to Wikimedia Commons, and the data of the artworks on Wikidata. Further also articles about remarkable artworks are written on Wikipedia.

History and background[edit]

The King Baudouin Foundation acquires works of art and literature that are considered as important Belgian heritage and gives these works in permanent loan to museums. They consider it important to make these works available to an as large as possible public.




Generic budget: GLAM program


  • 25 September 2017 - Meeting with the King Baudouin Foundation in Brussels   (Romaine)
  • 19 December 2017 - Meeting with the King Baudouin Foundation in Brussels   (Romaine)
  • 26 January 2018 - Import 13 images on Wikimedia Commons + data on Wikidata (round 1)
  • November 2018-February 2019 - Wikipedian in Residence at the King Baudouin Foundation
  • 4 December 2018 - Meeting with King Baudouin Foundation about content donation   (Romaine)


The metrics and statistics of this project are:

  • Round 1: Number of content pages created/improved: 13 images uploaded, 12 Wikidata items created + 1 improved, ... articles

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