Welcome to the Johannes Larsen Museum

In 1901, Johannes Larsen and Alhed Larsen, both of them painters, built their house on Møllebakken (Mill Hill) in Kerteminde, thereby creating not only an artistic framework for their home togehter, but also a hospitable gathering place for artists, writers and sculptors. With its 16 guest beds, it was a heaven of art and culture that made its mark in the intellectual life of Denmark for several decades.

Their home and gardens have been preserved in their original form and the modern exhibition buildings offer a large art collection and changing exhibitions. A fairy tale room for children has tempting drawing activities and in the garden you can inspect the wild ducks, the tame geese and the chickens.

Our homestyle Coffee House offers lunch or a variety of homemade pastries and cakes.

Calendar

Winter Break
February 11- 15 2019, 11-15
Johannes Larsen Museum

Try your hand at graphics during the winter break.

Threads in the Nature
March 9 - June 2, 2019
Johannes Larsen Museum

Inge Bjørn, Anne Marie Egemose, Annette Holdensen and Randi N. Lium show their textile art.

News

What would we do without you
3. December 2018
Johannes Larsen Museet

We are so fortunate to have many volunteers connected to the museum, who help us with many things.

Piggy bank for the history of snaps
26. October 2018
Johannes Larsen Museum

The Snaps Pig has just been published in a handsome new edition with a foreword by Johannes Larsen’s grandson, who carries on the traditions and recipes for spiced aquavit from his grandfather.

Search for Christine Swane paintings met with great success
26. June 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Our art search was broadcast far and wide with the help of the press, Facebook and by word of mouth. After just a short time, to our great pleasure, we received many responses from people who own artwork by Christine Swane.

Fresh nesting boxes for Larsen’s birds
26. March 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Our faithful volunteer, Mogens Salling, has spent the last few weeks cleaning and repairing all the bird boxes in Larsen’s garden.