PLEASE DO TOUCH

Tid: Feb. 3 - April 29, 2018
Sted: The Johannes Larsen Museum

Experience an exhibition created by sculptor Lars Abrahamsen og by author/poet Eske K. Mathiesen.

Lars Abrahamsen feels strongly that sculpture is a sensory kind of art, that also needs to be experienced through your hands. Therefore, all the works of art in the show may be touched. This aspect is beautifully described  by Eske K. Mathiesen in a poem composed especially for Lars Abrahamsen’s sculptural universe:

At museums and places like that,
you’re not allowed to touch.
“Do not touch!” it says on a sign,
and outside, “Please do not walk on the grass.”
But Lars Abrahamsen’s sculptures
are asking to be touched,
like you would stroke your beloved.
The deck of a ship.
A cake.
A wild goose.
Or an okapi.

Try it!

This exhibition includes  smaller, new sculptures in stone and plaster by Lars Abrahamsen, combined with words and poems by Eske K. Mathiesen.

The opening is on Feb. 2. 2 PM.

Everyone is welcome!

Calendar

Grete Jensen – the Funen painters’ unknown potter
June 23 - November 25, 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

GREEN – Christine Swane, the Modernist
May 19 - Sept. 9, 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Welcome to the green world of Christine Swane

Tasting samples from the kitchen garden
Wednesdays on May 30, June 27, July 25, August 29 and September 26
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Concert with Laura Mo
June 14, 8 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Experience Laura Mo at the Johannes Larsen Museum

News

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.

The Coffee House will be temporarily closed
6. February 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The Coffee House at the Johannes Larsen Museum is closing on Feb.1, 2018 due to rebuilding and expansion.

The Ladby Tapestry will be extended
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The beautiful Ladby Tapestry will be on display at the museum for another two months.

Read the private letters and diaries of the Funen painters
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Thousands of private letters to and from the Funen painters and their circle are now available to the public.