CC presents a major solo exhibition by Carsten Höller, a German-Belgian artist renowned for incorporating elements from playgrounds, zoos and amusement parks into his installation ark, often juxtaposing them with scientific investigations and experiments. The Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) art centre has opened at a new location in the city’s former shipyard. The 7,000m2 centre is dedicated to art installations. Opening hours Mon-Sun 11:00-18:00 Thu 11:00-21:00. Admission. Access via electric city bus 2A from Christianshavn Metro Station (M1, M2) or by harbour waterbus. Info here. Info on the website.
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
2 April – 16 August 2020
Japanese artist Tetsumi Kudo builds grotesque environments of found objects to reflect a world where humans, technology and polluted nature have merged. 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. Admission. Info here.
From Philipsen to Salto
Until 1 August 2020
Early Danish modernist painting is revised in this unique exhibition. The David Collection: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed until 21:00. Mondays and 23, 24, 25, and 31 December closed. Nearest metro station: Kongens Nytorv (M1, M2, M3, M4). Info here.
25 January – 27 September 2020
A total experience that revisits the discos of the 1960s and delves into the nightlife of the present day. Designmuseum Danmark: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, Wed until 21:00. Closed Mondays. Nearest metro station: Marmorkirken (M3 and M4). Info here
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
Animals in Art
21 March – 9 August 2020
Camels and kittens, elephants and rats, feathered creatures and cute pets. In recent years, contemporary art has been exploring the way we look at animals, talk about animals, use animals and understand our¬selves through encounters with other species. The exhibition features sculptures and installations, video, photography and paintings by a wide array of international artists. 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.
DAC – The Danish Architecture Center
Re-think Re-use Re-duce
8 November 2019 – 3 May 2020
Denmark is world champion in great furniture design. Explore how Danes keep raising the bar for experimental designs, artistic quality and craftsmanship. Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-18:00 and Thu 10:00-21:00. Admission. Nearest metro station: Rådhuspladsen (M3, M4). Info here.