Golden age x 2. Ordrupgaard visits Nivaargaard

This autumn you can experience two fantastic art collections of golden age painting combined at Nivaagaard museum. A total of 26 works of art from Ordrupgaards Danish collection visits Nivaagaards from September 10th 2017 to January 7th 2018.

Eckersberg, Købke, Lundbye, Marstrand, Skovgaard – these are some of the great names exhibited when two fantastic Danish golden age art collections meet each other this autumn at Nivaagaard Museum in the exhibition Golden age x 2. Ordrupgaard visits Nivaargaard.

There are many similarities and connections between these two art collections. They complement each other brilliantly and this exhibition gives an excellent view into an important period of Danish art. Both Ordrupgaard and Nivaagaard originated as private art collections and both collections are now displayed in the collectors’ original homes. Wilhelm Hansen Ordrupgaard in 1918 – just ten years after Johannes Hage had donated Nivaagaard to the state of Denmark.

As an extension of the collaboration between the museums you can visit Nivaagaard for free with your Ordrupgaard season pass from September the 10th 2017 to March the 10 th 2017. This applies to both single and 1+1 memberships. When Ordrupgaard reopens in 2019 a season pass to Nivaagaard will give the same advantages at Ordrupgaard for six months.

Nivaargaard is borrowing Ordrupgaards golden age paintings while Ordrupgaard is preparing to build a new underground gallery designed by the Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta.

Read more about the exhibition Golden age x 2. Ordrupgaard visits Nivaargaard at Nivaargaard’s webpage here