Art Museum of Nuuk

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Nuuk Kunstmuseum

Nuuk Art Museum (Danish: Nuuk Kunstmuseum) is a national museum in Greenland, located in Nuuk, the capital.[1] The museum contains a notable collection of paintings, watercolors, drawings, graphics, figures in soapstone, ivory, and wood, with many items collected by the businessman Svend Junge.[1] Of particular note is a collection of over 150 paintings by Emanuel A. Petersen.[1]

Establishment[edit]

The museum was founded on 22 May 2005, occupying a former Seventh-day Adventist Church building in Kissarneqqortuunnguaq, Nuuk.[2] The museum was donated to the citizens of the Municipality of Nuuk on the same day.[3] The art museum was completed and inaugurated on 21 June 2007, Greenland National Day.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c www.kunstmuseum.gl
  2. ^ "The Art Museum of Nuuk." Greenland. Accessed November 5, 2012
  3. ^ "Welcome to Nuuk Kunstmuseum". http://www.nuukkunstmuseum.gl. Nuuk Art Museum. Retrieved 10 January 2015. The Nuuk Kunstmuseum was inaugurated on Sunday 22 May 2005 in the old Adventist Church on Kissarneqqortuunnguaq 5 in Nuuk and the same day donated to the citizens of the Municipality of Nuuk, now Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Nuuk Kunstmuseum". http://www.nuukkunstmuseum.gl. Nuuk Art Museum. Retrieved 10 January 2015. with the donation was an exhibition department of approx. 205 m2, this was completed and inaugurated on Greenland's National Day on 21 June 2007. 

Coordinates: 64°10′40″N 51°43′45″W / 64.1779°N 51.7293°W / 64.1779; -51.7293