Nuuk Art Museum, Nuuk

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Once a church, the building of Nuuk Art Museum today houses numerous works from recognized Scandinavian and international artists. Discover some of the finest examples of various historic paintings and graphics to contemporary pieces. You'll leave with an appreciation for the works of Emanuel Petersen, Harald Moltke, and Christine Deichmann, as well as art that sources Greenlandic materials, such as bone, soapstone, and wood. Take a look at our Nuuk vacation tool to schedule your visit to Nuuk Art Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 9, 2017
    When it's not good if one is not amateur. Otherwise, a bit of everything and audioguide in English. The tables are far from falling down (but I am not an expert). To take for the historical and ethnological side.
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  • August 2, 2017
    A lot has happened at the Museum since I was there 2 years ago. The buildings are painted in a nice green color, which gives an overall beautiful impression. The entrance area is refurbished so it is easier to enter. In addition, the collection re-grouping and there are procured new beautiful works. It's simply been a greater and more consistent experience to visit the Museum. Exciting pictures that give an insight into Greenland's troubles and culture. There are several places in contemporary art the small flashes of humor that gives a good gut feeling and hope for a better future.
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  • July 22, 2017
    Given to the municipality as a gift, this former private art collection owned by local businessman Sven Junge shows an impressive array of Greenlandic paintings and sculptures. In recent years, the ne...  more »

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