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In the early years of this century Johannes Larsen, painter and millowner, created his own paradise at Møllebakken in Kerteminde. 

The old mill still turns, the many beautiful, rare trees of the park still blossom each spring, the view of Kerteminde and the great Belt is as lovely now as it was then - and all of this can be enjoyed by all those who visit Møllebakken.

No matter whether you are interested in mills, art, architecture, rare trees or cultural historyh, the Johannes Larsen Museum are well worth a visit. The painter's house remains unaltered, with the original furniture and effects. Drink in the atmosphere of a cultural era of Danish life, where daily life and natural beauty were the focus of interest. 

And pay a visit to the new exhibition buildings, which has 20 exhibit rooms arranged accordings to themes and with more than 50 painters represented. 

The permanent collection is not the only attraction at the Johannes Larsen Museum; every year there are at least three special exhibits and a series of concerts is also offered to the many guests at the museum.

 

Calendar

Owls in the garden
Sunday, May 28, 11 AM-3 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

We will celebrate Day of the Birds at the Johannes Larsen Museum with a visit from the Owlery.

Family workshop: Draw and paint your favorite animal
Sunday, May 28, 11 AM-3 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Is it longhaired, shorthaired? Does it have feathers or fur?

St. Hans Eve /Summer Solstice on Mill Hill (Møllebakken)
Friday, June 23, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Enjoy the solstice in Larsen’s garden with art, a picnic, campfire, singing and music.

Open House at the Johannes Larsen Museum
Sunday, July 23 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

We will serve champagne and cherry marzipan ring cake!

News

Alhed’s Apple Blossoms fetched from Sweden
29. March 2017

At the moment, works for the exhibition “The Garden by the Sea” are being gathered together.

Sybergland seen from Villa Wheel-legs
20. March 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The Municipality of Kerteminde has gotten inspired by painter Fritz Syberg’s little house on wheels, Villa Wheel-legs, for use at the new recreational nature preserve, Sybergland.

Birthday present from the Albani Foundation
15. March 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

A major contribution from the Albani Foundation will assure that the 150th anniversary of Johannes Larsen’s birth will be fittingly celebrated.

A new work from PAX acquired by the museum
15. March 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

A fine little pen-and-ink drawing from 1955 gives new insight into where the PAX-collection at the Johannes Larsen Museum comes from.