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500 YEARS UTOPIA

Leuven is celebrating a 500-year anniversary. Utopia, the iconic book by Thomas More was printed in Leuven in 1516. The university city is organizing a festive commemoration with a cultural city festival and a major exhibition at M – Museum Leuven.

The exhibition ‘In Search of Utopia’ is bringing together more than 80 masterpieces from across the world. Together, they represent the desire for the unknown and the dream of creating an ideal world in the 15th and 16th century.