OPEN TODAY 10 - 17
Under the patronage of
Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II
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Subjects like angst, jealousy, beauty and melancholy interspersed with humour in a colourful and surreal universe. This is what the audience encounters in the gallery at level 5, when ARoS opens its doors for the exhibition FLICKERS OF DAY AND NIGHT by the Swedish artist duo Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg More Press photos

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Monet - Lost in Translation

With Monet heading a unique array of the greatest French Impressionists, ARoS will, from 9 October and three months on, be inviting visitors to make a spectacular journey back to the 1800s and up to the present. More Press photos

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ARoS new international art project in 2017

In the summer of 2017 a great new international art project, stretching more than 4 km, will be initiated in Aarhus – as ARoS Aarhus Art Museum launches a triennial in the year that Aarhus will host the European Capital of Culture. More

Skærmbillede 2015-06-11 Kl . 09.47.18

E. B. Itso - building stories

E.B. Itso takes the public on a journey to mysterious, unknown and unspoilt places – including the Italian island of Lampedusa, a live issue at the moment, where the artist has found inspiration and materials for a series of works relating to the massive flow of migrants crossing the Mediterranean. More Press photos

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The store rooms extending far below the ARoS galleries are filled with thousands of artworks. Standing shoulder to s. The exhibition FORM, COLOUR, PLANE brings a number of these works to light, presenting them in ways not seen before More Press photos


New app from ARoS boosts the art experience

Now there’s an extra dimension in store for you as a visitor to ARoS. Download the app ARoS ArtAdvisor and start a journey of exploration taking you from the basement to the rooftop. Read more 

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On 7 March 2015, ARoS will be opening its doors to a new exhibition series in the West Gallery: ARoS FOCUS//NEW NORDIC. The series will direct focus at Nordic contemporary art and will be running for a period of three years. A total of nine young Nordic artists will be presented Read more

Skærmbillede 2015-02-23 Kl . 15.12.57

Gardar Eide Einarsson

Einarsson’s raw, angular and stringently narrative universe is the first in a series of exhibitions entitled ARoS FOCUS//NEW NORDIC to run over a three-year period in the ARoS West Gallery.  More Presse photos


Cardifff & Miller - something strange this way 
Six spectacular multimedia installations by the internationally renowned artist duo Janet Cardiff og George Bures Miller. More Press photos


For more than three decades artist Michael Kvium has provoked, enchanted and delighted his audience. His confrontational pictures of deformed and androgynous figures has made Kvium one of Denmark’s most uncompromising visual artists. Read more Press photos


Jesper Just - appearing / Intercourses
It is with great pleasure that ARoS is able to present the internationally recognised Danish artist Jesper Just with his so far biggest exhibition Jesper Just – APPEARING / INTERCOURSES.  Read more Press photos


Wes Lang - The Studio
ARoS is pleased to present the exhibition ‘Wes Lang – The Studio’ featuring the American artist Wes Lang (b. 1971), who lives and works in Los Angeles, USA. Read more Press photos


Exhibitions 2014
2014 at ARoS offers among other things American biker culture with Wes Lang, video art by Danish Jesper and Michael Kvium returns - this time with the exhibition Fools with paintings of faces from his well-known gallery of characters. Read more Press photos

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From abildgaard to kirkeby
This exhibition shows a series of samples from the ARoS under the title of FRA ABILDGAARD TIL KIRKEBY. It is our ambition to tell the story of the development of Danish art over 200 years with the odd glance at foreign works. Read more Press photos

Tal R, Altergang , 2011, Crayon On Paper , 77 X 94 Cm , ARo S Aarhus Kunstmuseum

tal R. - The virgin
ARoS is proud to present THE VIRGIN – the so far most extensive museum exhibition of works by the Danish artist Tal R. Read more Press photos


Pas de deux royal
ARoS is very pleased to be able to present a unique exhibition featuring Denmark's creative Royal Couple. Read more Photos


Erlend Høyersten The New Director of ARoS
The 40-year-old Norwegian is to take up the post on 1 January 2014 as the successor to Jens Erik Sørensen. Read more Photos

Martinus Rørbye, En loggia fra Procida, 1835, Olie på lærred, 37,8 x 55,4 cm, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, foto Ole Hein Pedersen

Gold - Treasures from the danish golden age
A comprehensive exhibition of works from one of the great periods in the history of Danish art. GOLD – TREASURES FROM THE DANISH GOLDEN AGE is packed with paintings and aspires to put forward a new view of the Danish Golden Age. Read more Press photos 

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Annika Von Hausswolff: It All Ends With A New Beginning
International Swedish artist opens her most extensive exhibition to date at ARoS. Read more Press photos

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Three famous international stars can for the first time in Denmark be experienced together when ARoS opens its doors to an exhibition of impressive works by Yves Klein, James Byars and Anish Kapoor. Read more Press photos

Per kirkeby - the collection

Per Kirkeby is one of the artists best represented in the ARoS collection. His work is now being shown in its full range – from the Pop Art pictures of the 1960s, watercolours from Greenland and monotypes to the later large-scale paintings. Read more Press photos

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Exhibitions 2013

The exhibition program for 2013 offers everything from Golden Age art to Danish as well as international top artists to surprising photographic art. Read more Press Photos


Tony matelli - A human echo

ARoS announces the most wide-ranging solo presentation so far of the New York artist Tony Matelli (b. 1971) with the exhibition Tony Matelli – A HUMAN ECHO. Read more Press photos


Sculpture by the sea aarhus – Denmark 2013 announces open call
Artists are invited to submit entries for the 3rd biannual Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus .- Denmark exhibition to be staged from 1 – 30 June, 2013. Read more

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Modernism - the renewal of painting 1908-41
ARoS presents its unique collection of Danish modernists in the company of and in contrast to a number of major international models. Read more  Press photos


Tony oursler - face to face

It is a great pleasure for ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum to present the American video artist Tony Oursler's spectacular sculptures. Read more Press photos

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exhibitions 2012

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Presseoversigt Olafur Eliasson Værker


ARoS purchases two significant works of olafur eliasson

Purchase of the works extends the popular presentation of Eliasson's works to 26 February. Read more

Presseoversigt John Kacere


ARoS ARoS presents two new American acquisitions

John Kacere's photorealistic painting Joni 90 and Tony Matelli's sculpture Yesterday are now having their debut as part of the museum's permanent collection. Read more



Your rainbow panorama - artist statement

A city is a cosmos, a site for social encounters and cohabitation. A museum is a vision machine that challenges our senses, thoughts, and felt opinions. The public, you, is a barometer of the world. You mould as much as you receive. Read more Press photos


Presseoversigt Your rainbow panorama


OLAFUR Eliasson's Masterpiece Your rainbow panorama opens in ARoS, Denmark

On Friday 27 May 2011, a unique work of art, Your rainbow panorama, will officially open on the roof of the ARoS museum of art in Denmark. As from Saturday 28 May at 10am, there will be public access to this work, which is a donation from Realdania. Read more Press photos

Presseoversigt Con Amore


A declaration of love from an art collector

In co-operation with one of Denmark's largest and boldest art collectors, ARoS has selected works from his substantial collection of international contemporary art. The exhibition "CON AMORE – the Leif Djurhuus Collection" presents museum guests with important works of art, in the view of a passionate art collector. Read more


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