Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS Museum of Modern Art is a popular contemporary art museum located in the heart of Aarhus. The museum was established in 1859, and has become a cultural landmark in the city.

The museum's collection includes a wide range of modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on Danish and Nordic art. The collection ranges from painting and sculpture to installations and video works. The Aros Museum of Modern Art is known for its impressive collection of works by the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson, including his iconic installation “Your Rainbow Panorama” on top of the building.


The museum is known for its changing exhibitions, which present works from both established and upcoming artists from Denmark and the rest of the world. Aros Museum of Modern Art also offers a wide range of events and activities for visitors of all ages, such as tours, workshops and lectures.

The museum has an impressive architecture designed by the Danish architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen. The building has an impressive glass facade and an interior that is bright and spacious with high ceilings and minimalist design. The museum also has a café and a shop with a selection of art books, posters and artistic souvenirs.

Aros Museum of Modern Art is one of the most visited sights in Aarhus and attracts visitors from all over the world. The museum is a unique destination for art lovers and those interested in culture who want to explore the exciting world of contemporary art.


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