Let yourself be taken back to the birth of Danish art and the upheavel of the 1800’s in the realistic Golden Age and the Modern Breakthrough.

Through 400 paintings spread out in 24 rooms the most significant collection of Danish art expands itself in a parade of Danish champions like Nicolai Abildgaard, C.W. Eckersberg, Jens Juel, L.A. Ring, P.S. Krøyer, Christen Købke and Vilhelm Hammershøi.

SMK unfolds the broad strokes in Danish and Nordic art through 150 years and offer up a historic overview, topical themes and focus on artists of particular significance. At the same time we cast a light on some of the more overlooked chapters in Danish art history.