Social programme

Social Programme

ARos Art Museum

All conference participants receive a ticket for entry to the ARos art museum in their registration packs.

The museum has both a permanent collection and hosts visiting exhibitions. It is also home to the work of the world-famous Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson who created “Your rainbow panorama”, the structure on the roof of the museum, where you can view the city scape through the rainbow coloured glass.

The museum is open every day from 10:00-17:00, with late opening on Wednesdays until 22:00. 

Excursions on Sunday the 26th of August

Please note that these excursions will only go ahead if 10 or more people sign up to take part.

Moesgaard Museum

Moesgaard Museum (MOMU) is a Danish regional museum dedicated to archaeology and ethnography, and is home to, amongst many other things, the bog body "the Grauballe Man" that was uncovered in 1952 from a peat bog near the village of Grauballe in Jutland, Denmark. You can read more about the museum at the websites below.

Website: http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moesgaard_Museum

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12 noon on the 26th. A bus will take you from the museum to Aarhus University for registration, reception and lab tours at 16:00

Price: 270 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

Legoland and Lego House

Update 17th July 2018: Due to the lack of interest in the excursions to Legoland and the Lego House on Sunday the 26th of August, these will no longer go ahead. If anyone has signed up for these two excursions they will be refunded.

 

Welcome Reception / Registration

Sunday 26th August 2018, 16:00-19:00

More details can be found here

Conference Dinner at "The Old Town"

Wednesday 29th August 2018

More details can be found here.


Excursions on Friday 31st August

Please note that these excursions will only go ahead if 10 or more people sign up to take part.

Moesgaard Museum

Moesgaard Museum (MOMU) is a Danish regional museum dedicated to archaeology and ethnography, and is home to, amongst many other things, the bog body "the Grauballe Man" that was uncovered in 1952 from a peat bog near the village of Grauballe in Jutland, Denmark. You can read more about the museum at the websites below.

Website: http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moesgaard_Museum

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12:30 on the 31st, returning to the conference venue by 16:30.

Price: 270 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

Legoland

Legoland Billund, the original Legoland park, opened on June 7, 1968 in Billund, Denmark. The park is located next to the original Lego factory and Billund Airport, Denmark's second-busiest airport.   

Website: https://www.legoland.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legoland_Billund_Resort

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12:30 on the 31st. The bus will return to the Scandinavian Congress Centre by 19:00.

Price: 600 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

LEGO House

LEGO House is a newly opened experience house. The 12,000-square metre house is filled with 25 million LEGO bricks ready to give LEGO fans of all ages the ultimate LEGO experience.  

Website: https://www.legohouse.com/en-gb

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12:30 on the 31st. The bus will return to the Scandinavian Congress Centre by 19:00.

Price: 500 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

 

Legoland and the LEGO house are in the vicinity of Billund Airport, thus it is possible to join the tour before departure from Billund Airport. Individual transport from the attractions to Billund Airport can be arranged. Storage of luggage is possible on the bus.


Aarhus Festival Week

The week-long Aarhus Festival will open on Friday the 31st of August.

Aarhus Festival has been an annual event since 1965, showcasing local, national and international artists. Through the years the Festival has been a great success and has grown into one of the largest cultural events in Scandinavia, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. Aarhus Festival has HM Queen Margrethe ll as a patron and she will officially open the Festival in the evening of the 31st of August.

Urban art, gastronomy and music

Each year, the Festival has a new theme, serving as a frame for the more than 1000 different events and 100 venues. The events vary widely and cover all aspects of art and culture and gathers around 1/2 mill. guests each year. The Festival encompasses theatre, music, art and architecture in urban spaces, gastronomy, dance and everything in between to create a setting of curiosity, culture and creativity.