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What's on: March at the Museums

As one of The Beatles’ classics is reminding us Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter/ Here comes the sun, Copenhagen Museums and Attractions has prepared a guide to kick off the spring in a cultural way! Whether you are an art enthusiast, history lover, beer connoisseur or medicine geek, the Danish capital offers plenty of alternatives to serve as inspiration in the new season.
Friday, March 10, 2017

Carlsberg After Ski Party
Is your ski holiday over? Or maybe you didn’t even get the chance to dust off your skis this year?  Visit Carlsberg is extending the ski season and hosting a real live after ski party in the old brewery with beers, both draught and mulled, and cool DJ beats!

The ski season is over and Visit Carlsberg, we’ll be transforming the Brewer’s Yard into an après ski paradise with hot dance music from our DJ and cold Carlsberg beer in the taps. Grab your ski jacket, pull on those winter boots and dance yourself warm with your friends until midnight. And of course you need snow! Our snow cannon will make sure that mountains of snow come to Visit Carlsberg, so your skiing holiday memories come flooding back. Buy food at the bar when you get hungry - and bartenders will be there to keep the après ski atmosphere going all night.
Visit Carlsberg, 17th March 7 pm 12 pm.

Pissaro at Ordrupgaard
Would you imagine that Danish Golden Age painting had an influence on the emergence of French Impressionism? This crucial episode dates back to the 19th century on St. Thomas in the Danish West Indies, where the Danish painter Fritz Melbye and Camille Pissarro crossed their paths. Take a delightful trip to Ordrupgaard and discover with your own eyes the impact that Melbye had on the work of the French artist. The exhibition Pissarro. A Meeting on St. Thomas will be on display starting 10th March.
About Ordrupgaard: Located near Dyrehaven, the museum houses one of Northern Europe’s most considerable collections of Danish and French art from the modern era.  The extension of the main building created by the worldwide acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid and Finn Juhl's House earned Ordrupgaard a strong architectural profile.

Wiki Labs at The National Gallery of Denmark (SMK)
Improve your writing skills and learn how to produce articles for Wikipedia together with like-minded art fans! Get valuable tips from selected Wikipedia experts and share your knowledge by creating articles on artists, art styles and techniques.  Don’t you fancy the idea of building something from scratch? The workshop is also tailored for editing or translating existent articles. Each month an artist and an art technique are chosen that contributors should focus on. Ignite your creative mind and join the first monthly event of this kind on 24th March, 15:00 – 18:00. The meeting point is located at the staff entrance, to the left of the main one, past the bicycle parking.
About SMK: The country’s largest collection of art experiences, Statens Museum for Kunst presents Danish art to the world and world’s art to Denmark over a timeline of more than 700 years.  The museum is an experience that incorporates special exhibitions, royal collections, guided tours, performances, art talks, concerts, workshops and much more.

Mind the Gut at Medical Museion
Do you have a thirst for medical knowledge? Co-produced by Medical Museion and the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research (CBMR), this upcoming exhibition explores the connections between brain, gut, and the trillions of microbes associated with our organism.  Be prepared to challenge your understanding of mental health, and the relationship between the body, its inner life and our environment.  This innovative research will certainly stir up your curiosity to explore how you perceive yourself as human being.
About Medical Museion: The museum’s dedication to exploring the culture and history of medicine of over 100 years earned its reputation in the field. Proudly located in the former Royal Academy of Surgeons, Medical Museion also embodies a research unit at the University of Copenhagen.

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Tania-Valentina Cocesiu