Langvadvej 64, 7741 Frøstrup

5.8 km

Museum of painter Kirsten Kjær

Kirsten Kjærs Museum is a private art museum with a large collection of paintings and drawings by Kirsten Kjær (1893-1985), mainly portraits. In seven side galleries there are changing exhibitions of Danish and foreign artists as well as of the museum's house artists. 

The museum is located in a scenic setting, which provides a setting for outdoor sculpture, installation and land art There are two-three artists' residences, guest house and workshops for graphics and sculpture (bronze casting).

There is a cafeteria with coffee, tea and cakes. No hot dishes. Visitors can enjoy their food in the cafeteria or in the museum garden.

The museum opened on 15 May 1981 on private initiative in an old renovated farmhouse.

Kirsten spent her last summers in the neighbouring property with her 'nephew', Harald Fuglsang, and John Anderson. Kirsten was born in the nearby village of Vester Thorup.

Since its humble beginnings, the museum has evolved into a working arts centre, with courses, concerts and chamber music days. The number of visitors per year is about 16,000.