Exhibitions

Backstage

April 21 – October 3, 2021

You encounter architecture every single day. But did you realize that architecture creates the framework for how you live your life – and live life together with others? We often know the facade, but not the story behind it.

Hello Denmark

June 8, 2020 – August 29, 2021

We pay tribute to Danish architecture and design and dive into the myths behind what that has made Denmark and Copenhagen popular throughout the world: the good everyday life.

SAS Royal Hotel

April 21 – October 24, 2021

The world’s first design hotel celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2020. The SAS Royal Hotel – now the Radisson Collection Royal Hotel – is one of Arne Jacobsen’s most iconic buildings.

Capture Your City

June 18 – October 7, 2021

“Capture your City” is a photo contest which gives you the possibility to show us your city from your point of view. Together with photographers and photo nerds from all over the country, you participate in showing how the architecture is framing our lives. 

Understanding the Impact of Architecture

April 21 – November 28, 2021

In the graphic series ‘Understanding the Impact of Architecture’ Kørner zooms in on architecture’s affect and impact on society.

Guidelines for the corona situation

Permanent installations

DAC Slide

Permanent art installation

Challenge your senses on a unique 40-meter, 4-story spiral slide.

We Dare You

Permanent VR installation

Do you dare to take the plunge? 

Puzzle House

Free admission in DAC Passage

A house, a chair, a den and a giant puzzle that can transform into anything you want it to be.

Around the world

Con-nect-ed-ness

May 22 – November 21, 2021
Venice, Italy

For the Danish contribution to the 17th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy, curator Marianne Krogh and architects Lundgaard & Tranberg are creating a sensory space focused on water as a phenomenon.

Milan Design Week

September 3 – 12, 2021
Milan, Italy

Denmark will be strongly represented at this year’s Milan Design Week with a remarkable exhibition on sustainable architecture and design.

Upcoming exhibitions

Cecilie Manz

September 16, 2021 – January 9, 2022

One of Denmark’s most acclaimed designers, Cecilie Manz unites the Scandinavian tradition of clean lines and functionality with contemporary, global style.

Hermès in the Making in Copenhagen

October 15 – 24, 2021

How do you create sustainable designs that can be passed on for generations? Get a close-up look at the iconic French fashion house Hermès when it moves into DAC this fall.

Living better lives

November 18, 2021 – April 18, 2022

How do you squeeze a family down to less than 40 square meters? How do we succeed in living more sustainably and green without compromising the quality of life? How can architecture influence Danes to live better?

A Space Saga

January 28 – May 8, 2022

What does it mean to build a habitat for a place other than Earth? The most basic elements on Earth such as air, stable temperature, water and food are not available, and must therefore be considered in the design of a lunar base.

Women

May 5 – September 18, 2022

Get ready for never-before-told stories of women’s role in architecture when we open the doors to our “Women” exhibition in the summer of 2022.