Art Galleries Walk (Self Guided), Aarhus

There are many great art galleries in Aarhus. Its galleries offer solo exhibitions, themed exhibitions, joint exhibitions, featuring the works of beginning and professional artists, Danish and international artists. Discover Aarhus' best art galleries in the following tour.
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Art Galleries Walk Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries Walk
Guide Location: Denmark » Aarhus (See other walking tours in Aarhus)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Author: rose
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Galleri Profilen
  • Galleri Gallo
  • Aarhus Kunstbygning
  • GalleriV58
  • Charlotte Fogh Contemporary
Galleri Profilen

1) Galleri Profilen

Galleri Profilen, established in 1986, is located in the first building designed by the famous Danish architect C.F. Møller. It focuses on works of the 20th century art. Besides its exhibitions, it is also involved in decorative assignments, publishing and art appraisals.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Friday: 11 am – 4 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 1 pm.
Galleri Gallo

2) Galleri Gallo

Galleri Gallo, located on Norre Alle, is dedicated to the work of mentally ill artists, usually referred to as Naive or Outsider art. The gallery also displays other works of contemporary artists.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 2 pm - 5 pm
Aarhus Kunstbygning

3) Aarhus Kunstbygning (must see)

Aarhus Kunstbygning or the Aarhus Art Building is an art museum. It has 1000 square meters of exhibition halls making it one of Denmark’s largest and significant venues for contemporary art. On display are solo exhibitions, thematic exhibitions, special exhibitions for the youth and dialogue exhibitions between Danish and foreign artists covering all fields of artwork from painting and sculpture to photography, film and video.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm; Wednesday: 10 am - 9 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 12 am - 5 pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

4) GalleriV58

GalleriV58, opened in 2007 in a magnificent building on Vestergade, a street known for its cultural life for many years. It specializes in contemporary art, featuring the works of about 30 artists, both local and international.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm
Charlotte Fogh Contemporary

5) Charlotte Fogh Contemporary

Charlotte Fogh Contemporary specializes in contemporary Danish and international art. It was founded in 2006 by Charlotte Fogh, an art historian. The gallery displays various types of work, ranging from street art to paintings. It also offers opportunities for young artists to feature their work.

Operation hours: Wednesday - Friday: 12 pm - 5 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm.

Walking Tours in Aarhus, Denmark

Create Your Own Walk in Aarhus

Create Your Own Walk in Aarhus

Creating your own self-guided walk in Aarhus is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Architectural Jewels

Architectural Jewels

Aarhus offers a variety of eye-catching historical and modern architecture, including numerous buildings designed by famous Danish architect Hack Kampmann. Don’t hesitate to spend a few hours discovering the beautiful architecture Aarhus has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Southern Aarhus Tour

Southern Aarhus Tour

Southern Aarhus offers great opportunities for sightseeing. You can see the summer residence of the Danish Royal family, the magnificent Marselisborg Palace, the charming Memorial Park and many other attractions. Discover the beautiful sites of southern Aarhus in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 Km or 3.9 Miles
Aarhus Introduction Walking Tour

Aarhus Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Museums Walk

Museums Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Cultural Venues

Cultural Venues

This tour will guide you to Aarhus’ most significant cultural sites. The numerous performance venues, museums and theaters reveal the city’s vibrant cultural life. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the great attractions in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Historical Churches Tour

Historical Churches Tour

Aarhus churches provide a good insight into Denmark’s cultural and religious heritage. This tour reveals Danish churches of various architectural styles, all charming in their own way. The two major historical churches in Aarhus are Aarhus Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the magnificent churches Aarhus has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.3 Km or 5.2 Miles