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Tuesday-Sunday 11-17
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The Obel Family Foundation
Supports KØS’ curatorial strategy 2019-2021

Give Us This Day … When Art Goes to Church

11 October 2012 – 24 February 2013

With funds provided by the Novo Nordisk Foundation and the Danish Agency for Culture, KØS launched a research project aimed at examining the opportunities and strategies of contemporary art in the Danish Lutheran Church from 1950 to the present day.

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Our Art

10 October 2010 – 6 March 2011

The exhibition Our Art was created on the basis of a research project examining how the Danish public perceive the Danish Art Foundation’s projects in the public space.

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The Earth Quakes

23 September 2009 – 31 January 2010

In 2007 KØS had the good fortune of adding Per Kirkeby’s studies for his decorative schemes at the Geological Museum in Copenhagen to our collection.

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Art Incorporated

25 September 2008 – 15 February 2009

In 2007 KØS and the Municipality of Køge launched a joint research initiative. At the museum this gave rise to the exhibition Art Incorporated. Bearing the subheading The Role of Art in Urban Development, the exhibition was about art and urban development viewed from an international perspective.

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Seminar: Memorials today – between a collective history of loss and new artistic strategies

Friday 23 January 2015

With the seminar Memorials today – between a collective history of loss and new artistic strategies KØS focuses on the question of how a classic genre within the public space can be reinvigorated and imbued with new relevance in an ongoing interplay with the culture that surrounds it.

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