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Exhibitions in August

Copenhagen Contemporary

Have Grown Taller from Standing with Trees

8 February – 1 September 2019

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

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.

Geological Museum

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.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Homeless Souls

27 June – 22 September 2019

Taking up themes of exile and expatriation, the exhibition presents a number of exceptional international artists, whose work speaks directly to our conflict-ridden times. Hailing from countries as diverse as Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Algeria and Kosovo, the artists work from their own stories and experiences. 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.

Nikolaj Kunsthal

The Way a Hare Transforms into a Tortoise

28 June – 8 September 2019

With significant art events such as the Seoul Mediacity Biennale and the biennales at Gwangju and Busan, Korea is a highly interesting country in terms of contemporary art. Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00. Info here

The Round Tower

ROTUNDA by Jacob Bang

28 June – 18 August 2019

Discover the exhibition ROTUNDA by architect and associate professor Jacob Sebastian Bang. Opening hours Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00-18:00 Tue + Wed 10:00-21:00. Info here.

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Coming Soon! Pierre Bonnard. The Colour of Memory

7 June – 22 September 2019

The exhibition shows more than 100 works by Bonnard and consists of loans from museums and collectors from all over the world as well as The Glyptotek’s own pieces by Bonnard. Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00, Thu 11:00-22:00. Info here.

DAC – The Danish Architecture Center


12 June – 20 October 2019

Housed in the new urban design center BLOX by the city’s harbourfront, the Danish Architecture Center opens an exhibition about the visions and projects of one of Denmark’s most famous architecture studios, BIG. Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-18:00 and Thu 10:00-21:00. Info here.
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