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Popped in for a visit after the Town museum as the ticket covered both.
Not usually an art fan, but the collection was very interesting with paintings from the beginning of the settlement and up to date photos showing the change in development. Definitely worth...More
We enjoyed two hours here looking at the impressive collection of Emanuel Petersen paintings of the Arctic. The curator shared his knowledge of the paintings and was very happy to answer our questions about life in Greenland. There is also a good library of books...More
Emanuel Petersen came to Greenland from Denmark by a coincidence. He had worked as a theater decorator and as a marine painter at the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory. He fell in love with (understandably) Greenland, it's nature, the people and the light. All of this...More
Our boat trip to Disko Island was delayed so we had a morning to explore Ilulissat. We went to both museums (I think it was a single ticket). The art museum was a very pleasant surprise. We liked the art and the gentleman that showed...More
This museum has a very big Collection of Emanuel Petersens paintings. He might not be a great artist but his paintings is showing the Greenland that was in the old days and therefore an important part of greenlandish culture. The museum even shows contemporary art...More