Current exhibitions

Fleeting moments – Drawings by Auguste Rodin

Fleeting moments. Drawings by Auguste Rodin

Exhibition period: 22 September 2016 – 15 January 2017

Auguste Rodin is primarily known for his dramatic sculptures depicting human figures. However, Rodin was also a prolific and multi-faceted draughtsman who explored the extensive potential inherent in paper as artistic medium. Rodin himself emphasised the importance of his work on paper: “It’s very simple. My drawings are the key to my work.”

The exhibition showcase Rodin’s unique work as a draughtsman, relating his drawings to his work as a sculptor.

Sergej Jensen

Sergej Jensen

Exhibition period: 13 October 2016 – 30 December 2017

This exhibition constitutes the Danish-born artist Sergej Jensen’s first solo show at a Danish museum. Sergej Jensen is known for taking an unconventional approach to painting.

He focuses on materials and their aesthetic potential. His pictures often consist of found textiles that have been sown together, sometimes featuring no paintwork at all, at other times bearing traces of paint or motifs from art history.

Two Worlds as One

Exhibition period: 7 October 2016 – 19 February 2017

Many roads lead into Aisha Khalid’s art – and many worlds unfold in the Pakistani contemporary artist’s hypnotic art, which is executed with great precision. In this exhibition children and families can explore a realm full of patterns that flicker before your eyes, hiding veiled women, fairy-tale figures and holes opening up on other worlds. Beneath the surface you can also find stories about how identities are formed, about power structures and Western ideas about Pakistan.

European Art 1300-1800

European Art 1300-1800


Permanent exhibition with artworks from the Collections

With the exhibition European Art 1300-1800 the Gallery opens up a treasure trove featuring works by some of the greatest figures from art history, including Mantegna, Cranach, Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt and many more.

Danish and Nordic Art 1750-1900

Danish and Nordic Art 1750-1900


Permanent exhibition with artworks from the Collections

The major features of Danish and Nordic art over 150 years are unfolded in a display that features both an historic overview and special themes of immediate relevance to contempoary life, while also focusing on artists of particular importance. At the same time, this display casts light on some of the more overlooked chapters in the history of Danish art.

French Art 1900-1930

French Art 1900-30


Permanent exhibition with artworks from the Collections

In the exhibition French Art 1900-1930, you can experience some of the museum's most famous works by artists such as Picasso, Braque, Derain and Matisse. The starting point for the display is Paris, the most important art metropolis in the early 1900s.

Danish and International Art after 1900
© Max Ernst, Two figures without sex, Chimeras, 1933

Danish and International Art after 1900


Permanent exhibition with artworks from the Collections

Modern art from the 20th century and the very latest contemporary art now fills the exhibition rooms of the Gallery’s white building, offering a wide-ranging display of the main movements within Danish art. The display includes rooms focusing on major individual figures, on collective movements, and on important works and trends from the international art scene of the period.

Kommende udstillinger

Coming exhibitions

Coming exhibitions

Japanese art had a transformative impact on Nordic art during the period 1875–1918. From exotic geishas and startling depictions of nature to stylised and rarefied aesthetics. 

Explore the inspiration from Japan in the speciel exhibition at SMK.