Aalborg is home to architectural gems created by the great architectural masters Utzon and Aalto. If you are exploring the city, you should visit Jørn Utzon’s last masterpiece, the Utzon Center, and Alvar Aalto's beautiful Museum of Modern Art, Kunsten, right next to Aalborgtårnet. You will find the impressive House of Music right on the waterfront, and if you are interested in art, Aalborg is flourishing with exciting small and large galleries, workshops and last, but not least, astonishing street art.
Aalborg is a city on the move, and there is room to dream big.
Read and learn more about Aalborg's architectural masterpieces - both the old, the new and the renovated.
Kunsten is in an international class of its own. It is designed by the world famous Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto in cooperation with Jean-Jacques Baruël and Elissa Aalto.
In the Utzon Center, architecture, design and art plays together with exhibitions, teaching, conferences, meetings and culinary experiences.
The old coal-burning power station, Nordkraft in Aalborgs city centre, has been rebuilt into one of largest and most impressive cultural buildings in Europe.
The House of Music is Aalborg's and Northern Jutland's new architectonic masterpiece but it is also a musical gathering point, that brings musicians, visitors and students together.
Welcome to Aalborg's new house of music. Here you can get many great musical experiences and enjoy the beautiful House of Music, which is one of the most impressive structures in Aalborg's recent history.
Read more about Kunsten's impressive collection and find out which current exhibits you can experience.
Kunsten in Aalborg houses a permanent collection of Danish and foreign art from the year 1900 up until today. You will also find a sculpture park and an amphitheatre at Kunsten.
Kunsten - Museum of Modern Art Aalborg has a collection of modern and contemporary art with more than 1,500 paintings, sculptures and more from 1900 and upwards.
Kunsten in Aalborg offers interesting exhibits with danish and international artists.
In Aalborg, you will find a number of interesting galleries in the field of painting, glass art and much more.
Lange Arts and Crafts are a combined ceramic work shop, glass work shop, gallery and sculpture garden. Ester and Benny Lange started the potter work shop in 1968 and in 1982, Peter and Lisbeth Lange took over the business. Today, the third generation has also moved in. Lange Arts and Crafts are located in the 200-year old farm with 4 houses in Smedegården, Hjelmerstald. That alone is worth a visit.
Lene Højlund creates beautiful glass pieces in her work shop, which is open to the public. Drop by and see how the whole process happens...
Kunsthal NORD is a contemporary art center located in Nordkraft at the very heart of Aalborg.
Over the last couple of years, Aalborg has welcomed street artists from all over the world. The artists have left their marks on the city, and their amazing work continues to astonish the observers. The street art has been created in connection with the street art projects WE AArt and Out in the Open.
Go explore the streets of Aalborg where the next great art experience could be waiting just around the corner.
Experience the beautiful Street Art that adorns the walls around Aalborg City