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Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg

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This is such a beautiful museum both for the architecture interested and the art lovers. End or... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Louise9000
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Aalborg, Denmark
Decided to ditch the tours and had a wonderful time

We decided we had had enough of being shepherded around and decided to strike off on our on. We... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
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Kunsten is a living art museum allowing space for immersion, wonder and fascination. The museum houses a unique collection comprising over 4000 works of art, mostly post-1900, by Danish and foreign artists. The exhibition area consists of five...more
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Kong Christians Alle 50, Aalborg 9000, Denmark
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

It's quite costly to get in and there is really not a lot there. Alongside exhibitions, there's a couple small rooms with paintings. I wish they had more from Germany/Austria to fill in the gaps.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is such a beautiful museum both for the architecture interested and the art lovers. End or begin your visit at the lovely café Aalto which serves an amazing brunch or good coffee!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We decided we had had enough of being shepherded around and decided to strike off on our on. We caught a taxi in the town center and took the short trip to the Kirsten Museum of Moderm Art. It was excellent! Along with a very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This gallery, on the edge of Aalborg’s main park, is a masterpiece. Alvar Aalto’s only art gallery outside Finland, it is designed with light in mind. White marble, white brick walls, pale floors and clever white wooden reflectors mean you can almost always experience the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

At Kunsten you will both find the permanent collection - and selected works. During the summer Kunsten host Kunsten Lounge every Wednesday evening - listen to up-coming artists - take part of the various events (for example beer-yoga). Do not forget to let the children...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

During our summer vacation this year we decided to visit and were extremely overwhelmed by the quality of these three current exhibitions. Kaarina Kaikkonen – You Remain In Me - was a reminder of how different art can be, and how many new perspectives you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda V
MathiesBrinkmann, Public Relations Manager at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Linda, Wow, what a nice review! Thanks a lot for the thorough descriptions. It is a pleasure to read that you had such a great experience visiting our museum. Hope to see you here again in the future. Kind regards, Mathies/Kunsten.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

We went to see the artist (sorry cant remember name) who was doing an exhibition of art using clothes, that was certainly the best part, the staff were friendly and polite and we enjoyed the visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rachel H
MathiesBrinkmann, Public Relations Manager at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Rachel, Thanks for your review of your visit at Kunsten. You most definitely experienced the artistic world of Finish arts Kaarina Kaikkonen when you visited us. Glad to hear that it made an impression! Have a great day! Kind regards, Mathies/Kunsten.

Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is an exceptional gallery in a stylish building. During our visit there were two major exhibitions on, one by the South African artist William Kentridge using five huge video screens, a huge cast and wonderful music; and the other by the Finnish artist Kaarina...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frances H
MathiesBrinkmann, Public Relations Manager at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Frances, Thanks for taking time to write a lovely review of your visit to Kunsten. Happy to hear that all areas of our museum met your expectations. Hopefully, we will see you again sometime in the future. Have a great day! Kind regards, Mathies/Kunsten.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

On one of our first visits to Florence, we had a trip to coultryside, and had a wonderful lunch overlooking toscany landscape. Few years later my partner seen scene by Harald Slott Møller and bought the pster. We are convinced that the painting was of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MathiesBrinkmann, Public Relations Manager at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Tristan, Thank you very much for the kind review. Happy to hear that you were able to get to see the original Primavera after having experienced the inspiring scenery in person :) And I am so excited to hear that you are considering a...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

Until recently I thought that I was more for traditional arts, but this modern art museum has contributed to opening my eyes to the possibilities of non-traditional media for expression. I have been here twice the last few months, and enjoyed both the items on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Perchrj
MathiesBrinkmann, Public Relations Manager at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for the great review, Perchrj. We're happy to have been able to change your perception towards the modern art museum :) Kind regards, Mathies/Kunsten.

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