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 Cecily Brown: Where, When, How Often and with Whom
Until 10 March 2019
Life, colour, motion and erotic power pervade the works of British painter Cecily Brown, one of the central figures of painting since the turn of the century. 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.
Gl. Strand Grønningen
2 February – 7 April 2019
40 contemporary Danish artists and members of the Grønningen Artist Association exhibit in one of the city’s most central art spaces. Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00. Wed 11:00-20:00. Info here.
The Black Diamond Abramović Method for Treasure
Until 21 March 2020
Serbian-born performance artist Marina Abramović has selected treasures from the library. Hand over your phone, take of your shoes and devote yourself to a sensuous experience. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-18:00. Info here.
Nikolaj Kunsthal 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.
Danish Architecture Center (DAC) Climate City
Until 5 February 2019
Climate Cities focuses on sustainable initiatives within urban development and architecture – in Denmark and globally. Fri-Wed 10:00-18:00. Thu 10:00-21:00. Info here.
The Round Tower GAZE – exhibition by Ida Kvetny
7-24 February 2019
GAZE – surrealism in the digital age. The attics of the Trinitatis Church host changing exhibitions throughout the year. Access via the Round Tower. Opening hours Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00-18:00 Tue + Wed 10:00-21:00. Info here .