Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark – National Gallery of Denmark

The National Gallery of Denmark is Denmark’s premier museum of art.


• Accessibility, education, and exhibition

• Conservation

• Research

The Gallery is tasked with elucidating Danish and foreign art, primarily art from Western culture dating from the 14th century onwards.

The National Gallery of Denmark wishes to be an indispensable source of knowledge for art from Denmark and abroad in Denmark by taking an innovative approach to the museum function. The National Gallery of Denmark wishes to combine gravitas with a lightness of touch by giving the classics a contemporary edge, by making the visit to the Gallery an event where you get a fresh outlook in every sense of the term.

  • Four Paintings Magnified

    Through a period of two years an international research team has studied four almost identical paintings from the 16th century. The four paintings examined are alike yet different variations on a…
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  • Restoration in an Open Workshop

    For more than a year from August 2007 through October 2008 museum visitors of the Statens Museum for Kunst, the Danish National Gallery in Copenhagen, were able to experience an open conservation…
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