The social programme offered:
- Excursion to The Old Town and Marselisborg Palace Sunday 14 September 14.00 - 17.00
- Welcome Reception at the City Hall on Monday 15 September 18.00 – 19.00
- Dinner at Varna Mansion on Tuesday
16 September 19.00 – 22.00
- Excursion to ARoS (art museum) Wednesday 17 September
14.15 - 16.45
The tour ends at 16.45. Guests are welcome to stay at the museum, which closes at 22.00.
Visit the new ARoS art museum. The museum was inaugurated on 7 April 2004. The provincial art museum with high ambitions now emerges as a national museum with international ambitions. With its many square metres spanning ten levels, the art museum houses Denmark’s largest art collection outside Copenhagen.
- Special Exhibition Area: This space hosts major exhibitions of extended duration.
- West Gallery: This space hosts short-duration small-scale exhibitions.
- Permanent Collections: The museum’s permanent collection is spread across three large galleries: Danish “Golden Age”/Modernism, Modern Art, Contemporary Art plus The 9 Rooms down in the basement.
The Old Town and Marselisborg Castle
The Old Town is a 5-star world-class experience, and is under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen. 75 historical houses, gardens, exhibitions, houses, shops and workshops. The museum is a living and breathing experience of what it was like to live and work in a Danish market town, as it was in the old days. Here it is possible to experience a market town at the time of Hans Christian Andersen, where fairytale awaits just around the corner. Meet the people and characters of yesteryear, experience life as it was in their living rooms and kitchens; and smell the flowers right in their own gardens. Try out the old children’s games, or go on an exploration through-out the museums extensive exhibitions. The Old Town is also the home of The Danish Poster Museum, which displays interesting exhibitions throughout the year. Also ensure to visit the The Danish Museum of Clocks and Watches and The Old Town’s large toy museum. Traditional tea garden, historical shops and a large Museum shop. Taste, smell and experience history.
At Mindeparken you can see some of the city’s important buildings, among others the Marselisborg Palace, the summer residence of the Danish Royal Family and The Varna Mansion.