Data from several thousand detector finds will now, for the first time, will be gathered and studied to throw new light on the transition from the prehistoric period to the historic period.
An amazing 40 finds from eastern Funen, located by metal-detector searching, are on display at the Danish National Museum’s Danefæ exhibition
A small but extremely handsome medalion made from an antler was found in January by Hans Ulrik Riisgård from Kerteminde
At the moment, works for the exhibition “The Garden by the Sea” are being gathered together.
Two months ago, Mette Bock was appointed as the new Minister for Culture, thereby becoming the head of the ministry that has the overall responsibility for the castle project in Nyborg.
The excavation of the castle grounds has now moved inside the castle, and archaeologists have found traces of something that looks like a medieval sanitary installation or appliance.
The Municipality of Kerteminde has gotten inspired by painter Fritz Syberg’s little house on wheels, Villa Wheel-legs, for use at the new recreational nature preserve, Sybergland.
In the newly excavated foundation under Nyborg Castle’s original corner tower to the southeast, archaeologists have found a rare signet ring.
An excavation of the palace ground shows that a fire at the castle in the 1300’s did more damage than earlier thought.
A major contribution from the Albani Foundation will assure that the 150th anniversary of Johannes Larsen’s birth will be fittingly celebrated.
A fine little pen-and-ink drawing from 1955 gives new insight into where the PAX-collection at the Johannes Larsen Museum comes from.
The Danish Drawing Championship Tour (if there were such a thing) visited the Johannes Larsen Museum for Big Drawing Day. 120 pupils from Funen were invited from all around Funen.
The Johannes Larsen Museum is publishing a book in English about the artists’ home and museum.
Role-playing, historic bicycle tours, music, exhibitions, lectures. The Museums of Eastern Funen will cast light on the Reformation in Nyborg.
When Erik Klipping and other medieval kings held Danehof parliament sessions at Nyborg Castle, the castle and its other buildings were larger than previously thought.
Birgitte Kjøller has been appointed as curator during a one-year project, and is in full swing planning the 150th anniversary of Johannes Larsen.
The director of the Museums of Eastern Funen, Erland Porsmose, has joined the board of directors of the Oluf Høst Museum.
Herdis Jacobsen’s 100 year old photographs are full of lived lives.
The Danish Arts Foundation Grant Committee for Crafts and Design has chosen to give a prize to the exhibition “Necessity” at the Johannes Larsen Museum.
Nyborg’s business community sees possibilities in seeing Nyborg’s heritage as a parameter of growth.
A fine little metal figure, only 5 cm (2”) tall, popped out of the earth.
More than 10,000 people visited the Viking Museum at Ladby during the school summer holidays. That is more guests during that period than ever before.
Bronze Age burial mound examined from a crane 17 meters up.
Where is Johannes Larsen’s painting of Lars Jens’ burial mound? And who is Lars Jens?
Lots of things are going on at Nyborg Castle - you can stop by on Wednesdays to hear about them.
Her Royal Highness Queen Margrethe II is now the patroness of “Nyborg Castle - the Medieval Christiansborg”.
The extraordinary find may give us a hint to what the Ladby king may have looked like.
The giant ship Maria will be in port at Funen’s Beach in Nyborg, to spread happiness among children and children-at-heart who visit the beach.
Bertel Haarder, Minister of Culture, will participate in the opening ceremony of the Danehof in Nyborg in 2016.
Once again it will be clear to passersby, what a high priority was once given to the surveillance of the Great Belt.
The foundation of a toll house from the 1500’s is found at the Country Gate.
The Christ from Aunslev will be exhibited at Vikingemuseet Ladby through easter 2016.
Bertel Haarder will again visit Nyborg Castle so he can open this year’s Danehof in July.
The battle ground in Urup, where Valdemar Atterdag (Another Day) won an important victory in 1357, is slated for investigation.
In 2014, pieces of a longsword from the Bronze Age were found in a burial mound on Hindsholm. The sword has now been conserved and reassembled.
Beautiful brooche found at Kertinge Mark. See it at the Viking Museum in Ladby until end of February.
The museum has purchased a watercolour painting by Johannes Larsen at auction.
The unique historic preservation zone around Nyborg Castle and the Town Hall Square will be restored and revitalized
April, 2014, a metal detector operator found a treasure hoard from the 1290’s
Minted in Wasit in 742 AD!
The museum has acquired a painting by Anna E. Munch at the Bruun-Rasmussen Fine Art Auction.
September 13. – 14. Nyborg houses several events
July 5.- 6. Nyborg once again relived the splendour of Danehof, the Danish medieval parliament, and the medieval court
Painting from the Ugly Duckling
The well-known children’s and young people’s author, Josefine Ottesen, is working on a new and thrilling project that involves Nyborg Castle.
The newly purchased painting is typical of Christine Swane’s artwork
The Amanda Fund, subtitled Carsten Reissmann’s Fund, was created by physician Carsten Reissmann, who came from Kerteminde.
The museum acquired this large painting (60 x 82 cm.) of Kertinge Bay, painted by Lars Rastrup, at a Lauritz auction.
The figure has many details that give us new knowlegde about Viking women’s clothing, jewellery and culture.
Follow the sailmaking process
We will celebrate Day of the Birds at the Johannes Larsen Museum with a visit from the Owlery.
Is it longhaired, shorthaired? Does it have feathers or fur?
Watch the embroidery team at work on the Ladby Tapestry.
Enjoy the solstice in Larsen’s garden with art, a picnic, campfire, singing and music.