In the centre of Aarhus, you will find Kunsthal Aarhus, which is one of Denmark's and Europe's oldest exhibition centres. It is an exhibition hall for contemporary art, where new international works are ordered, produced and presented.

    With a sustainable approach, Kunsthal Aarhus focuses on a broad range of art exhibitions, projects and events, which address the everyday lives of people and society. Here, you can find exhibitions to anyone's taste, and Kunsthal Aarhus has a diverse and critical approach to art. Drop by, whether you are a true art connoisseur or just want to expand your artistic horizons.

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    Highlights of Kunsthal Aarhus

    Kunsthal Aarhus exhibits varied and modern contemporary art, which includes paintings, sculptures, photos, installation art, film and video. The core of Kunsthal Aarhus is a research-based, collaborative and cross-discipline approach to artistic experiments, which can certainly be seen by the broad range of exhibitions and projects.

    For example, jump on a bike and join a Bike Art Tour up and down the hills of Aarhus, or study the different public works of art of various contemporary artists, which decorate the city landscape. You can also visit First Thursday (Første Torsdag), a monthly ‘art bar’ where artists experiment with performative works. Exhibitions, projects and events change on an ongoing basis, so keep a close eye on the programme on the website.

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    Good to know about Kunsthal Aarhus

    In 2017, Kunsthal Aarhus opened a new park with seating facilities by the French artists Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, inviting you to experience the different and innovative exhibitions that characterise the hall. You can also take a midday break at Café Kunsthal and enjoy a cup of coffee or a tasty glass of natural wine.

    You will find Kunsthal Aarhus in the centre of Aarhus, a stone's throw away from Åboulevarden and Aarhus River. The exhibition centre is within walking distance of the Central Station, and after the visit, you can go on a nice walk along the river. If you take a shortcut through Mølleparken, you won't be far from Vestergade, which is also home to local galleries and cafés.

    Kunsthal Aarhus

    Location: J. M. Mørks Gade 13, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

    Open: Thursday to Tuesday from 11 am to 5 pm, Wednesday from 11 am to 8 pm

    Phone: +45 86 20 60 50

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