Larsen 150 years - the planning has begun

15. November 2016 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

Villa vinter

Birgitte Kjøller has been appointed as curator during a one-year project, and is in full swing planning the 150th anniversary of Johannes Larsen.

In 2017 it will be 150 years since the birth of Johannes Larsen. This will naturally be celebrated in a big way at the Johannes Larsen Museum.

To ensure that there will be lots of activities at the museum for all of 2017, artist and educator Birgitte Kjøller has been appointed to a one-year position.

Birgitte Kjøller

Birgitte Kjøller has extensive experience with art education and has previously been employed at the Louisiana (Museum of Modern Art), Brandt’s, the National Museum and the National Art Museum. She received her art training at the Funen Academy of Art and also has a teaching degree. While taking on the project at the Johannes Larsen Museum, she has put her graduate studies at Aarhus University on standby, where her field is creative processes and design with an experiential orientation.

In addition to the 150th anniversary, Birgitte Kjøller will also work on a series of other projects at the Johannes Larsen Museum: My Eastern Funen, Culture by Prescription and the interpretation of exhibitions.

Calendar

Family Workshop: Bird kites
Sunday, August 27, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Get inspired by Johannes Larsen’s birds and then build your own kite.

Concert: 1917 AD
Thursday, September 28, 7 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museet

How does a year sound?

1917: A NEW ERA
September 2 - November 26, 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The exhibition is about the decisive year 1917, when a plethora of leading artists and authors gathered at Johannes Larsen’s home, setting the tone for a new direction in Danish art.

Art night
Wednesday, November 15, 7:00 - 10:00 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The four art museums on Funen invite you to come to Art Night.

News

Unique opportunity: Syberg’s studio is open
26. June 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

In connection with the anniversary exhibition “Garden by the Sea”, you now can experience something unique: Fritz Syberg’s studio.

Lots of activities for families at the Larsen Museum during this summer
26. June 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

We always have activities for kids. But this summer, we’re shifting into higher gear. Our program is filled with activities the whole summer.

The Minister of Culture visits the opening of Garden by the Sea
20. June 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

We at the Johannes Larsen Museum were rather proud to be able to welcome Minister of Culture, Mette Bock, when she came and held the opening speech for this year’s big anniversary exhibition, Garden by the Sea

Six stars to Garden by the Sea
20. June 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Under the headline “Summer came in April”, the newspaper Fyens Stiftstidende (Funen’s Diocese Times) gave a really fine review of our exhibition, Garden by the Sea