September 2019 – February 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[…]

“Nordic Impressions” at Phillips Collection, Washington DC

Several art works from Statens Museum for Kunst is part of the exhibition “Nordic Impressions” at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, opening on October 13th, 2018. “Nordic Impressions” is a major survey of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years and presenting 53 artists from Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as the self-governing islands[…]

Special Tour of the Danh Vo Exhibition – Take My Breath Away

Friends of AFSMK are invited to join us for a special tour of the Danh Vo exhibition at Statens Museum for Kunst. The Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo is one of Denmark’s most internationally acclaimed contemporary artists. In the retrospective exhibition Take My Breath Away, produced in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Danh Vo[…]