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Exhibitions in May

Copenhagen Contemporary

The city’s new temporary exhibition space is located in a disused paper storage facility next to Copenhagen Street Food market. The art space highlights international artists and large-scale installation art. Included in the inaugural program are video works by Ragnar Kjartansson. Mon-Sat 11:00-21:00, Sun 11:00-20:00. Admission. Trangravsvej 10-12. Walk across the bridge from Nyhavn Canal. Info here.

GL Strand 

Malene Landgreen – Artistic Reality

25 March – 28 May 2017

Site specific artworks by Danish artist Malene Landgreen. Gl Strand 48. Admission. Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00. Wed 11:00-20:00. Info here.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
William Kentridge

Until 18 June 2017

Located just north of Copenhagen, the museum hosts Scandinavia’s first exhibition of multi-media South African artist William Kentrdige. Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00. National holidays 11:00-18:00. Mondays closed. Take a regional train to Humlebæk and change to bus 388. Admission. Info here

Gosh it’s Alive – ARKEN Museum of Modern Art

Until 6 August 2017

The beachside contemporary museum just south of Copenhagen shines its spotlight on hyperrealist art in an exhibition about sci-fi and cloning. Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed 10:00-21:00. Take S-train (Route E in the direction of Køge or Route A in the direction of Solrød Strand) and alight at Ishøj Station and take bus 128 to the museum – or bring a bike on the train. Admission. Info here.

National Gallery
What Lies Unspoken

Until January 2018

The Danish National Gallery presents an exhibition that delves into the untold stories of Denmark’s colonial rule in the West Indies. Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-20:00. Mon closed. Admission. Located a short walk from Nørreport Station. Info here.
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