The contemporary art centre has opened at a new location in the city’s former shipyard, neighbouring the new Reffen street food market. The 7,000m2 centre is dedicated to art installations. Current exhibition by Claudia Comte, who has created an immersive installation combining sculpture, sound and 3D prototyping drawing on the artist’s interest in archaeology, biodiversity and forestry. Opening hours Mon-Sun 11:00-18:00 Thu 11:00-21:00. Info here and on the website here.
National Gallery / Statens Museum for Kunst
Sonja Ferlov Mancoba
9 February – 5 May 2019
Modernist sculptures by Danish sculptor Sonja Ferlov Mancoba. Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-20:00. Mon closed. Admission. Located a short walk from Nørreport Station. Info here.
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
23 June 2019
A blast full of colours, immersive images and sensuous dreamscapes. Works by one of visual art’s most conspicuous researchers of the senses in moving pictures, Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist. 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.
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
Patricia Piccinini – A World of Love
9 February – 8 September 2019
ARKEN presents a vast, sensual exhibition featuring Patricia Piccinini’s wondrous universe – full of tales of realistic fabulous creatures, animal machines and mutated human beings. 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.
Fashioned from Nature
13 April – 1 September 2019
Fashioned from Nature explores the fabric of fashion and highlights fashion’s dependence on the riches of nature by presenting beautiful dresses from the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London, alongside fascinating specimens from the extensive scientific collections. Info here. Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00.
Andreas Emenius: when the unknown becomes familiar
8 February – 9 June 2019
Andreas Emenius’ artworks draw from a deep understanding of painting's histories, ﬁltered through personal experience and sport, oscillate between the banalities of everyday life and the otherworldly. Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00. Info here.
The Round Tower
6 April – 5 May 2019
Slow Art is an exhibition of monumental woven images by Martin Nannestad Jørgensen. Access via the Round Tower. Opening hours Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00-18:00 Tue + Wed 10:00-21:00. Info here.