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ARoS Art Museum | Aarhus

ARoS allé 2 - Aarhus
Midtjylland, Denmark
Email: info@aros.dk
Phone: +45 8730 6600
Website: http://www.aros.dk/
closed on: Mondays
Museum Type: Art

The ARoS in Aarhus is one of the most important and most visited art museums in Denmark.
Opened in 2004, the museum is housed in a 17,700 square meters cubic building, designed by the Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Since 2011 a distinctive circular installation by Olafur Eliasson, entitled Your Rainbow Panorama, marks the building top.

The ARoS museum collections cover Danish art from 18th century to present day and international contemporary art, including works by Olafur Eliasson, Tony Oursler, Carsten Höller, Mona Hatoum, Miwa Yanagi, Bill Viola and James Turrell as well as the famous Boy sculpture by Ron Mueck. The museum galleries feature mainly special exhibition with works either on loan and from the museum collection. A special section, entitled “the 9 spaces”, is dedicated to light art, video art and installations.

The museum organizes special events, educational activities and workshops, particularly addressed to children.
At the museum a restaurant, a café and a shop are available to the visitors.
The ARoS museum is fully accessible to disabled people, wheelchairs are available free of charge.

Photos: cover by Ignacio Gallego; 1 by Adam Mørk; 2 by Miss Copenhagen; 3 by Willy Grauby; 1 and 3 courtesy of ARoS

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