Collection & Archive
The Museum of Contemporary Art holds a collection of Danish and international contemporary art, which is gradually expanded with works created within the last 25 years. The main focus of the collection is the latest modes of expression: performance art, sound art, social art, new media etc. and the collection is continuously being adjusted to the latest currents.
The museum strives to create a collection that formulates a broad mediation of contemporary art. The collection is also the object of research – both into the latest forms of art as well as to the issues that pertain to the undertaking of a collection.
Search the collection here.
The works in the collection are registered in the Cultural Heritage Agency’s central index KID (Kunst Indeks Danmark) in which you can browse the collections of this and other museums.
The museum archives consist of several sub-archives.
- Sound archives: A larger international collection of LP’s and CD’s of new musical compositions and sound art.
- Video and film archives: VHS and DVD releases of art films and videos ranging from the 1990s until the present day.
- Study archives: Prints, artist’s books and multiples in limited editions.
- Documentation archives: Primarily documentation of the museum’s own live-events, i.e. performances and concerts.
The museum gladly accepts works and donations for its collection and archives. The museum assesses whether the works are appropriate for the collection.
Information and questions regarding the collection & archives: Director, Birgitte Kirkhoff Eriksen
+45 4631 6572