Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature, and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from all over the world all year-round.
The Museum is located approx. 40 km north of the city center in Humlebæk, in a beautiful old park offering magnificent panoramic views of the Sound.
The park provides a magnificent setting for Louisiana’s large sculpture collection. The museum collection of modern art is one of the most important in Scandinavia and on view in changing presentations. Permanent highlights include the Giacometti Hall and the Jorn Room and there is also regularly access to one of Kusama’s Infinity rooms.
Classics and shooting international stars
The Louisiana Museum is internationally recognized for its exhibition program, with 8 - 10 major exhibitions annually. Here, the classics of modern art, as well as contemporary international artists and architects, are presented.
A vibrant cultural center for children and adults alike
With its relaxed atmosphere, the museum also offers a vibrant and dedicated cultural centre with a rich programme of activities and events for children and adults alike.
Take a break at the Louisiana Café
When it’s time for a break, the Louisiana Cafe welcomes you to enjoy hot drinks, cakes and a delicious, seasonal lunch and dinner menu. From here you have an astounding panorama view of the sea.
Shop Scandinavian design in the Louisiana Store
In the museum’s sizeable two-level store, you will find a large and inspiring selection of new and classic items with an emphasis on Danish and Scandinavian design. Interior, clothing, books, posters, graphics, toys and more.
RAGNAR KJARTANSSON: 9.6.23-22.10.23
The first retrospective in Scandinavia of contemporary art superstar Ragnar Kjartansson. The exhibition, entitled 'Epic Waste of Love and Understanding', has been named one of the must-see exhibitions of the year by The Art Newspaper and features works in a variety of media, painting, performance, large-scale spatial works etc.
This final exhibition in the series The Architect's Studio takes a dive underground and into the extensive volcanic cave systems of Kenya. Here the design studio Cave_bureau take a look back to the origins of humanity and examine the future, while simultaneously finding concrete solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of our time.
NAN GOLDIN: MEMORY LOST: 4.5.23-20.8.23
Louisiana takes pride in presenting a very important new acquisition in the museum’s collection, ‘Memory Lost’, by American photographer Nan Goldin (b. 1953). Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential artists of her generation, Goldin won international acclaim in the 1980s with her slide show ‘The Ballad of Sexual Dependency’, a deeply personal depiction of bohemian subculture and nightlife in cities such as New York and Berlin in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
FROM BACON TO BOURGEOIS: 29.6.23-10.9.23
Uniting a number of key classics from the Louisiana collection, this summer presentation stands as a tour-de-force through some of the main trends in modern art history after the Second World War. From figuration and abstraction to minimalism and pop. With works by Picasso, Bacon, Warhol, Lichtenstein etc.
Opening Hours01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023:
Tuesday: 11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday: 11:00 - 22:00
Thursday: 11:00 - 22:00
Friday: 11:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 18:00
Gammel Strandvej 13