A Special Tour of the exhibition “ANNA ANCHER”

Anna Ancher was one of the central Danish artists active around 1900. She brought inspiration from international art movements home from her travels, incorporating it into her paintings from Skagen. This spring, SMK presents the largest retrospective exhibition ever staged about Anna Ancher. In 1929, the Swedish painter Oscar Björck described his friend, Anna Ancher[…]

Impressions of L.A. Ring – Solo Concert by Pianist Nikolaj Hess

In a unique concert reflecting on the themes in L.A: Ring’s artistic universe, internationally renowned jazz and improvisational artist Nikolaj Hess, known for his “fluidity, harmonic command and palpable determination at the keys,” paints a modern impression of one of Denmark’s most celebrated artists. Nikolaj Hess is a New York/Denmark-based pianist, composer, producer, and arranger[…]

Impressions of L.A. Ring – Solo Concert by Pianist Nikolaj Hess

In a unique concert reflecting on the themes in L.A: Ring’s artistic universe, internationally renowned jazz and improvisational artist Nikolaj Hess, known for his “fluidity, harmonic command and palpable determination at the keys,” paints a modern impression of one of Denmark’s most celebrated artists. Nikolaj Hess is a New York/Denmark-based pianist, composer, producer, and arranger[…]

September 2019 – May 2020: New Travel Exhibition: On the Edge of the World – Masterworks by L.A. Ring from SMK

We are excited to announce that in 2019 our next big travelling exhibition will tour the United States! On the Edge of the World: Masterworks by L.A. Ring from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark will open at the newly re-opened Nordic Museum in Seattle on September 14th and travel to the Bruce Museum[…]

May 13th: Tour of the exhibition “Nordic Impressions” at Scandinavia House, NYC

Nordic Impressions: Contemporary Art from Åland, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden opened at Scandinavia House on Saturday, February 23, 2019. This new exhibition brings together a wide array of artistic expressions—paintings, drawings, photographs, installations, films, and videos—that reflect the rich diversity and global character of Nordic art. Curated by Phillips Collection Chief Curator[…]

New York Scandia in Concert featuring works by Danish Composer Carl Nielsen

AFSMK patrons will get a special reduced price for New York Scandia Symphony’s concert Under Northern Lights. New York Scandia Symphony has served the communities of New York City with innovative and creative programs of Scandinavian music for the past 30 years, sharing the musical treasures and cultural heritage of Scandinavia with American audiences. Music[…]

May 1-5: Frieze Art Fair

With AFSMK you can experience the Frieze Art Fair on a VIP pass. Frieze New York is an international contemporary art fair that launched in May 2012. In 2018 the fair included over 190 of the world’s leading galleries, making Frieze New York 2018 the company’s largest event to date. This year is even bigger.[…]

Tour of the exhibition “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba”

SMK Chief Curator and Senior Researcher, Dorthe Aagesen, will give a tour of the largest exhibition ever staged of the sculptures, paintings, collage and drawings created by Danish-French artist Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911–84). With this exhibition, SMK brings to light one of the most important artists in Denmark in modern times, telling the story of a truly[…]

Lecture: Mobility Creates Masters – Understanding Artists’ Mobility and Early Modern Trade in Artists’ Materials

Speaker: Jørgen Wadum, Director, Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation (CATS) Mobility Creates Masters (MoCMa) is a research network aimed at sharing knowledge, experience and observations on the mobility of artists and their materials in order to understand the development of colored ground layers in paintings 1550-1700. In doing so MoCMa will strengthen the exchange of theoretical[…]