Designmuseum Danmark with Anne Cathrine Wolsgaard Iversen, Curator & Museum Keeper at Designmuseum Danmark

Episode 9

Anne Cathrine Wolsgaard Iversen is the curator and museum keeper at Designmuseum Danmark in Copenhagen. She is an expert on art, architecture, and arts and crafts from the period 1880-1920, which includes Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Prior to Designmuseum Danmark, Anne Cathrine was a curator at Danish museums Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Ordrupgaard.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How Designmuseum Danmark fits into the cultural landscape of Denmark.
  • The inspiration behind the Crème de la Crème exhibition, showcasing works from Matisse and Gauguin, among others.
  • Upcoming plans for the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus art school.
  • What the “Jewelry Box” program is, and the process for borrowing jewelry from the collection.
  • How the Designmuseum staff determine which ideas will become exhibitions, and how the exhibitions come together.

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Episode Transcript

Sharon Berman