ARKEN holds a wide range of activities for families with children.


CREATIVE is ARKEN’s workshop, which with its open and light architecture provides the optimum opportunity for working with drawing, painting, sculptures and learning about materials and media. The two wings are used regularly for teaching purposes.

The middle room is an open workshop, where children and adults can get together to draw or read. Children are welcome to hang their drawings up on the large magnetic walls.

Family Workshop

Every Sunday ARKEN offers an open drop-in family workshop from 11-16 in the workshop CREATIVE.

The activities in the workshop are inspired by the current exhibitions.

The workshop is free of charge with admission to the museum.


Holiday workshops

During school holidays, ARKEN arranges workshops for children and families (in Danish).

During autumn and winter holidays ARKEN offers a daily workshop for children and families in the current exhibitions. The workshop is 1,5 hour from 1 pm-2.30 pm.

During the summer holiday, ARKEN offers a summer school for children in the first and the last week of the summer holiday. The summer school is 4-days from Tuesday-Friday from 10 am-2 pm. The children will be introduced to the indoor and outdoor exhibitions and do different creative activities together with one of ARKEN’s art educators. The price is 950 DKK per child. The summer school will be held in Danish.

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The beach

In the summertime you may conclude your visit with a visit to the beach. The rest of the year offers many opportunities to explore the varied animal life of the beach park in the area around the museum.