Coming exhibitions

Hieroglyphs – Symbolist Drawings 1890-1910

Exhibition period: 19. April – 12. August
Showing works by artists as Jens Lund, J.F. Willumsen, Johannes Holbek, L.A. Ring and Ejnar Nielsen, the exhibition focuses on the importance of draughtsmanship in Danish art during the period 1890-1910. An age where symbolism flourished in art, and artists homed in on matters of spirit, soul and form. 
Featuring more than a hundred works of art, the exhibition allows visitors to delve into hidden narratives, dreams and visions that have taken form as gnarled trees and flowers - and to explore the humorous distortions of caricature at close quarters.

Hieroglyphs – Symbolist Drawings 1890-1910

Showing works by artists such as Jens Lund, J.F. Willumsen, Johannes Holbek , L.A. Ring and Ejnar Nielsen, the exhibition focuses on the importance of draughtsmanship in Danish art during the period 1890–1910. An age where symbolism flourished in art, and artists homed in on matters of spirit, soul and form.

Featuring more than a hundred works of art, the exhibition allows visitors to delve into hidden narratives, dreams and visions that have taken form as gnarled trees and flowers – and to explore the humorous distortions of caricature at close quarters.
Hieroglyphs – Symbolist Drawings 1890-1910

Showing works by artists such as Jens Lund, J.F. Willumsen, Johannes Holbek , L.A. Ring and Ejnar Nielsen, the exhibition focuses on the importance of draughtsmanship in Danish art during the period 1890–1910. An age where symbolism flourished in art, and artists homed in on matters of spirit, soul and form.

Featuring more than a hundred works of art, the exhibition allows visitors to delve into hidden narratives, dreams and visions that have taken form as gnarled trees and flowers – and to explore the humorous distortions of caricature at close quarters.

Judith Hopf in the x-room

Exhibition period: 10 May – 9 September 2018

German artist Judith Hopf has worked with sculpture and video since the 1990s. For the x-room she will produce a range of all-new ‘laptop’ sculptures out of metal as well as an all-new video work.

The exhibition by Judith Hopf at SMK is coproduced with KW Institute for Contemporary Art.

Joachim Koester

Exhibition period: 10 October 2018 – 2 February 2019

Danish artist Joachim Koester travels the world looking for hidden places and stories. He collects his findings in the form of photography and video, transforming them into art.

The exhibition is created in a collaboration between Joachim Koester and SMK as a single, vast installation.

Permanent exhibitions

European Art 1300-1800

European Art 1300-1800

500 years of art history from all of Europe. A treasure trove featuring works by some of the greatest figures from art history.

Danish and International Art after 1900

Danish and Nordic Art 1750-1900

From the birth of Danish painting, through the Golden Age, to the dawn of modernism.

© André Derain

French Art 1900-30

Experience some of the museum's most famous works by artists such as Picasso, Braque, Derain and Matisse.

Danish and International Art after 1900
© David Shrigley (1968- ), Beginning, Middle and End, 2009

Danish and International Art after 1900

Experience modern art from the 20th century and the very latest contemporary art in the Gallery’s white building.