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Here is a project plan to promote cooperation between the Flemish Club for Arts, Sciences and Letters and the Royal Society of the Ommegang, with a focus on the history of Brussels and the contribution of Dutch-speaking groups around the Ros Beiaard, Floris, and the dragon.

Project plan: Collaboration between the Flemish Club and the Royal Society of Ommegang


The project's mission is to celebrate and spread the rich history of Brussels through collaboration between the Flemish Club for Arts, Sciences and Letters and the Royal Society of Ommegang. We specifically want to involve the Dutch-speaking running groups around the Ros Beiaard, Floris and the dragon to make a valuable cultural contribution.


Our vision is to create a united and inclusive cultural platform where the history, arts and traditions of Brussels are celebrated and shared. By joining forces with the Royal Society of the Ommegang and Dutch-speaking running groups, we want to promote Brussels as a historical and cultural destination.


  1. Establishing a partnership: We will establish a formal partnership between the Flemish Club and the Royal Society of Ommegang. This includes establishing clear responsibilities and lines of communication.

  2. Research and documentation: An in-depth study of the history of Brussels, with an emphasis on the role of Dutch-speaking groups and the events surrounding the Ros Beiaard, Floris and the dragon. This will result in documented resources and materials for educational purposes.

  3. Cultural events: Organize cultural events, exhibitions and lectures that spotlight the history of Brussels and the contribution of Dutch-speaking groups.

  4. Education and awareness: Develop educational programs and materials to disseminate Brussels history and culture, aimed at schools and the wider public.

  5. Collaboration with Dutch-speaking groups: Work closely with Dutch-speaking running groups and other stakeholders to integrate their input into the events and activities.


  • Putting the history of Brussels and the contribution of Dutch-speaking groups in the spotlight.

  • Organize cultural events and exhibitions that increase interest in Brussels as a historical destination.

  • Develop educational programs that promote awareness and understanding of Brussels history.

  • Establishing a sustainable collaboration between the Flemish Club and the Royal Society of Ommegang.

  • Involving Dutch-speaking running groups and their expertise in the project activities.

Action plan:

  1. Draw up a cooperation agreement between the Flemish Club and the Royal Society of the Ommegang.

  2. Start a research and documentation process on the history of Brussels and the involvement of Dutch-speaking groups.

  3. Organize cultural events and exhibitions.

  4. Develop educational materials and programs.

  5. Work closely with Dutch-speaking groups and involve them in the implementation of project activities.

Resources and Budget:

  • Personnel for coordination and implementation of activities.

  • Funding for research, events and educational programs.

  • Spaces and facilities for cultural events and exhibitions.

  • Promotional materials and communication channels.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

The project will be regularly evaluated to ensure progress and achievement of objectives. This includes feedback from involved parties, attendance at events, and the level of public awareness and involvement.


This project plan serves as a basis for promoting cooperation between the Flemish Club and the Royal Society of Ommegang and celebrating the history and culture of Brussels.

It will contribute to a greater appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the city and its Dutch-speaking community.


Define clear objectives for the project. These objectives must be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound. For example:

  • Collecting, preserving and digitizing art-related documentation.

  • Attracting researchers, students and art lovers to use the facilities.

  • Creating a profitable revenue stream.

  • Market analysis:

  • Conduct a thorough market analysis to identify competition and potential target groups. Research other art-related centers, museums, research institutions and digital archives. Discover which unique features distinguish the Documentation Center from other institutions.

  1. Target audience:Determine the target group(s) that the center wants to reach. These may include researchers, students, artists, museums, galleries and the wider public. Segment the target groups and develop customized marketing strategies for each segment.

  2. Services and facilities: Describe in detail what services and facilities the center will offer. This may include access to documentation, research assistance, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, publications and any digital subscriptions.

  3. Digitization:Considering the modern age and digital needs, the center should focus on digitizing the documentation. This increases accessibility and allows people from all over the world to access valuable information.

  4. Collaborations: Look for collaboration opportunities with other art institutions, research institutes and universities. Building valuable partnerships can provide broader reach and expertise.

  5. Revenue Streams: Identify different revenue streams to make the center profitable. This may include:

    • Membership contributions for researchers and students.

    • Entrance fees for the public.

    • Donations from private individuals and organizations.

    • Sales of publications and merchandise.

    • Sponsorship and subsidies.

  6. Financial plan: Prepare a detailed financial plan, including cost estimates and projected revenues. Be realistic in the forecasts and take different scenarios into account.

  7. Marketing and promotion strategy: Develop an effective marketing and promotional strategy to draw attention to the Documentation Center. Use online and offline channels to increase reach and reach the target group.

  8. Infrastructure and personnel:Provide a suitable location for the Documentation Center with sufficient space for documentation, research facilities and exhibitions. Also ensure there are well-trained staff who can support researchers and visitors.

  9. Sustainability and ethics:Consider sustainability and ethical considerations when operating the center. This includes careful archiving of documentation, copyright protection and ethical approaches to research.

  10. Monitoring and evaluation:Set measurable goals and implement a system to monitor and evaluate project progress. Use this feedback to make adjustments if necessary.


The success of the project depends on thorough preparation, a clear vision and well-thought-out implementation. It is important to collaborate with experts in various fields, including art history, archiving, marketing and finance, to make the Documentation Center for the Flemish Art Heritage a thriving and profitable institution.

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