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Unique opportunity: Syberg’s studio is open 26. June 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

In connection with the anniversary exhibition “Garden by the Sea”, you now can experience something unique: Fritz Syberg’s studio.

Lots of activities for families at the Larsen Museum during this summer 26. June 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

We always have activities for kids. But this summer, we’re shifting into higher gear. Our program is filled with activities the whole summer.

Udgravning på Munkebo Bakke i 2017
A Viking house of the same type as those found at Trelleborg has been found on Munkebo Hill 26. June 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

New find gives strength to archaeologists’ theory that Munkebo Hill was used in the Viking period as a strategic lookout to monitor trade routes in Odense Fjord and in Kerteminde Fjord.

Foto: Emil Andresen
The Minister of Culture visits the opening of Garden by the Sea 20. June 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

We at the Johannes Larsen Museum were rather proud to be able to welcome Minister of Culture, Mette Bock, when she came and held the opening speech for this year’s big anniversary exhibition, Garden by the Sea

New Reformation beer in Nyborg 20. June 2017 | Nyborg Castle

A whole series of special beers have been created in cooperation with Ørbæk Brewery, Munkebo Microbrewery, Kerteminde Brew House and Brewery Refsvindinge.

Foto: Emil Andresen
Six stars to Garden by the Sea 20. June 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

Under the headline “Summer came in April”, the newspaper Fyens Stiftstidende (Funen’s Diocese Times) gave a really fine review of our exhibition, Garden by the Sea

See the golden apple jump! 20. June 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

Now, at long last, Larsen has got his own golden apple again!

The Castle Concerts’ last summer at the castle 20. June 2017 | Nyborg Castle

The 2017 marks a milestone for the illustrious concerts at Nyborg Castle; they have been held for 35 years in King Christian III’s beautiful Great Hall.

Riddere til Danehof i Nyborg
The Danehof meets again 20. June 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Preparations for this year’s Danehof in Nyborg have been in full swing for quite a while.

Øxerárfoss
Famous drawings from Iceland are on their way! 20. June 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

New light on the past 4. April 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

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.

Eastern Funen well-represented at the Danefæ* exhibition 4. April 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

An amazing 40 finds from eastern Funen, located by metal-detector searching, are on display at the Danish National Museum’s Danefæ exhibition

Rare find of weapons from the Stone Age 4. April 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

Handsome medalion found at Nyborg Castle 4. April 2017 | Nyborg Slot

A small but extremely handsome medalion made from an antler was found in January by Hans Ulrik Riisgård from Kerteminde

Alhed Larsen: Blomstrende æbletræ, 1903. Privateje.
Alhed’s Apple Blossoms fetched from Sweden 29. March 2017 |

At the moment, works for the exhibition “The Garden by the Sea” are being gathered together.

Kulturminister Mette Bock besøger Nyborg Slot i januar 2017
Minister for Culture, Mette Bock, visits Nyborg Castle 20. March 2017 | Nyborg Castle

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.

Arkæolog Jeppe Ravn ved den murede ”kasse”, som måske har været en brønd eller et toilet med kloakafløb.
The archaeologists have moved indoors 20. March 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

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.

Fritz Syberg ved Villa Vognhjul, efteråret 1937
Sybergland seen from Villa Wheel-legs 20. March 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

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.

Signetringen, som den ser ud inden afrensning. Graveringerne træder dog ganske tydeligt frem, og måske anes bl.a. et spejlvendt e.
Signet ring from the 1500’s found on the castle grounds 15. March 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

In the newly excavated foundation under Nyborg Castle’s original corner tower to the southeast, archaeologists have found a rare signet ring.

Arkæolog Jeppe Ravn peger på et af de mørke lag, der er blevet fundet i forbindelse med udgravningen, og som viser, hvor omfangsrig branden i 1300-tallet var.
The castle fire in the 1300’s was bigger than previously thought 15. March 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

An excavation of the palace ground shows that a fire at the castle in the 1300’s did more damage than earlier thought.

Birthday present from the Albani Foundation 15. March 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

A major contribution from the Albani Foundation will assure that the 150th anniversary of Johannes Larsen’s birth will be fittingly celebrated.

Johannes Larsen: Interiør fra PAX, 1955. Tusch og akvarel.
A new work from PAX acquired by the museum 15. March 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

A fine little pen-and-ink drawing from 1955 gives new insight into where the PAX-collection at the Johannes Larsen Museum comes from.

120 kids to a drawing-Mecca 15. March 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

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.

Guest at Møllebakken
Welcome to Møllebakken 15. March 2017 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

The Johannes Larsen Museum is publishing a book in English about the artists’ home and museum.

New light on the Reformation 15. March 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Role-playing, historic bicycle tours, music, exhibitions, lectures. The Museums of Eastern Funen will cast light on the Reformation in Nyborg.

This is how big King Erik Klipping’s royal wing was... 15. March 2017 | Nyborg Castle

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.

Villa vinter
Larsen 150 years - the planning has begun 15. November 2016 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

Birgitte Kjøller has been appointed as curator during a one-year project, and is in full swing planning the 150th anniversary of Johannes Larsen.

Bornholm will learn from Kerteminde 15. November 2016 |

The director of the Museums of Eastern Funen, Erland Porsmose, has joined the board of directors of the Oluf Høst Museum.

Herdis Jacobsen: Fisker Marius Boesen
Portraits og Kerteminde fishermen 15. November 2016 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

Herdis Jacobsen’s 100 year old photographs are full of lived lives.

Exhibition wins price 15. November 2016 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

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.

The business community supports the castle project 14. November 2016 |

Nyborg’s business community sees possibilities in seeing Nyborg’s heritage as a parameter of growth.

Figur fra 7-800.tallet fundet ved Mesing på Hindsholm.
Odin has arisen 12. October 2016 | Archaeology

A fine little metal figure, only 5 cm (2”) tall, popped out of the earth.

Terrific summer at the Viking Museum 7. October 2016 | The Viking Museum Ladby

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.

Undersøgelse af Lars Jens' Høj i august 2016
Spectacular archaeology on Hindsholm 7. October 2016 | Landscape and Archaeology

Bronze Age burial mound examined from a crane 17 meters up.

Johannes Larsen på Nordstranden
Unsolved puzzles 7. October 2016 | Johannes Larsen Museum

Where is Johannes Larsen’s painting of Lars Jens’ burial mound? And who is Lars Jens?

What on earth are they finding under ground at Nyborg Castle? 7. October 2016 | Nyborg Castle

Lots of things are going on at Nyborg Castle - you can stop by on Wednesdays to hear about them.

HM Dronning Margrethe II besøger Nyborg Slot i 2009.
The Queen is Patroness of “Nyborg Castle - the Medieval Christiansborg” 7. October 2016 | Nyborg Castle

Her Royal Highness Queen Margrethe II is now the patroness of “Nyborg Castle - the Medieval Christiansborg”.

A viking king on a horse found on Eastern Funen 27. May 2016 | Vikingemuseet Ladby

The extraordinary find may give us a hint to what the Ladby king may have looked like.

Big new play-ship coming to Nyborg 27. May 2016 | Nyborg

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.

The Minister of Culture will open the Danehof 2016 21. April 2016 | Nyborg Slot

Bertel Haarder, Minister of Culture, will participate in the opening ceremony of the Danehof in Nyborg in 2016.

Powerful canons will once again guard over the Great Belt 21. April 2016 | Nyborg Slot

Once again it will be clear to passersby, what a high priority was once given to the surveillance of the Great Belt.

Remains of a Nyborg toll house found at the Country Gate 21. April 2016 | Nyborg Slot

The foundation of a toll house from the 1500’s is found at the Country Gate.

Danmarks ældste kristusfigur
Extraordinary find: Denmarks oldest crucifix 17. March 2016 | Vikingemuseet Ladby

The Christ from Aunslev will be exhibited at Vikingemuseet Ladby through easter 2016.

So the Angels sang 18. February 2016 | Nyborg Castle

The Minister of Cultural Affairs will open Danehof 2016 18. February 2016 | Nyborg Castle

Bertel Haarder will again visit Nyborg Castle so he can open this year’s Danehof in July.

King Valdemar “Another Day” on Eastern Funen 18. February 2016 | Landscape and Archaeology

The battle ground in Urup, where Valdemar Atterdag (Another Day) won an important victory in 1357, is slated for investigation.

Fuldgrebssværd fra ældre bronzealder
The sword from the burial mound is now reassembled 4. February 2016 | The Viking Museum Ladby

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.

January’s find: Gripping beasts in a flock 4. February 2016 | The Viking Museum Ladby

Beautiful brooche found at Kertinge Mark. See it at the Viking Museum in Ladby until end of February.

The latest news about the Ladby king’s homeland 5. August 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Skjoldamulet
New find: a shield amulet from the Viking period 5. August 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

A house from the Viking period found on Munkebo Hill 5. August 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Johannes Larsen painting on loan to the museum 5. August 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

Basket sales mean kids can go to school 5. August 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

What the Bear and the Virgin revealed 5. August 2015 | Nyborg Castle

Den hvide jomfru undersøges
The White Virgin and the Bear to be investigated 5. August 2015 | Nyborg Castle

Nyborg Slot
Competition program released 5. August 2015 | Nyborg Castle

Johannes Larsen painting on loan to the museum 3. August 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

“Broen” before the bridge 22. May 2015 | Nyborg

The American ambassador in Ladby 22. May 2015 | The Viking Museum Ladby

A letter from the past 22. May 2015 | The Viking Museum Ladby

An iceberg from Greenland 22. May 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museet

The museum has purchased a watercolour painting by Johannes Larsen at auction.

The First Post-Row Complex on Funen found in Birkende 13. April 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Møllebakken (Mill Hill) anno 1901 13. April 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

Nyborg Castle gets a quarter of a billion kroner 13. April 2015 | Nyborg Castle

The unique historic preservation zone around Nyborg Castle and the Town Hall Square will be restored and revitalized

Borgmestergården - sommer
Old walls get new roof 7. April 2015 | The Mayor's Yard gets new roof

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Another record year at the Viking Museum at Ladby 19. January 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Expansion of the Viking Museum 19. January 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

After lunch - an everyday image from Italy 19. January 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The Ugly Duckling in Chinese 19. January 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The family around the lamp 19. January 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The museum has purchased a Fritz Syberg painting 19. January 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

Niels Hvide’s farm in Dalby 6. November 2014 | The Viking Museum Ladby

April, 2014, a metal detector operator found a treasure hoard from the 1290’s

The Find of the Month, September 2014 2. October 2014 | The Viking Museum Ladby

Minted in Wasit in 742 AD!

The Fairy Tale Room - a new experience 24. September 2014 | The Johannes Larsen Museum

New work of art by Anna E. Munch 23. September 2014 |

The museum has acquired a painting by Anna E. Munch at the Bruun-Rasmussen Fine Art Auction.

A busy September weekend 25. August 2014 | Nyborg Castle

September 13. – 14. Nyborg houses several events

Danehof 2014 a great succes 25. August 2014 | Nyborg Castle

July 5.- 6. Nyborg once again relived the splendour of Danehof, the Danish medieval parliament, and the medieval court

New acquisition, donation 29. July 2014 | Johannes Larsen Museum

Painting from the Ugly Duckling

Holger Danske at Nyborg Castle 2. July 2014 | Nyborg Castle

The well-known children’s and young people’s author, Josefine Ottesen, is working on a new and thrilling project that involves Nyborg Castle.

A new Christine Swane painting at the museum 2. July 2014 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The newly purchased painting is typical of Christine Swane’s artwork

The Amanda Fund - the gift from Carsten Reissmann 1. July 2014 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The Amanda Fund, subtitled Carsten Reissmann’s Fund, was created by physician Carsten Reissmann, who came from Kerteminde.

Rastrup’s painting of Kertinge Bay 1. July 2014 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The museum acquired this large painting (60 x 82 cm.) of Kertinge Bay, painted by Lars Rastrup, at a Lauritz auction.

Revninge-kvinden. Forgyldt sølvfigur fra 800-tallet.
Extraordinary find: gilded silver figure from the 9th century 13. June 2014 | The Viking Museum Ladby

The figure has many details that give us new knowlegde about Viking women’s clothing, jewellery and culture.

Alt markeret med rødt er med udgangen af 2013 nu færdigt.
The inner skeleton of the Ladby Ship is being constructed 31. March 2014 | The inner skeleton of the Ladby Ship is being constructed

65 sq. meters of sailcloth for the new Ladby Ship 24. March 2014 | 65 sq. meters of sailcloth for the new Ladby Ship

Follow the sailmaking process

Calendar

Family Workshop: Bird kites
Sunday, August 27, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Get inspired by Johannes Larsen’s birds and then build your own kite.

Concert: 1917 AD
Thursday, September 28, 7 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museet

How does a year sound?

1917: A NEW ERA
September 2 - November 26, 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The exhibition is about the decisive year 1917, when a plethora of leading artists and authors gathered at Johannes Larsen’s home, setting the tone for a new direction in Danish art.

Art night
Wednesday, November 15, 7:00 - 10:00 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The four art museums on Funen invite you to come to Art Night.