INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC RESEARCH CENTER
NORTHERN EUROPE’S LARGEST CERAMIC
STUDIO AND STUDIO COLLECTION
WELL EQUIPPED STUDIOS AND TECHNICAL STAFF
- Northern Europe’s largest: Ceramic studio & studio collection
- International: University & exhibition collaborations
Guldagergaard is one of eight ceramic centers in the world where international artists apply for a residency. The Artist-in-Residence program gives the artists an opportunity to work without distractions in a professional environment, exchange knowledge and experience within the ceramic field, and to start inspirational collaborations with other ceramic artists in an international environment with professional support and dialogue from the staff at Guldagergaard.
All year round Guldagergaard offers different symposia, seminars and workshops, and other exciting activities. Communal wood-firing, plaster workshops, 3D printing workshops and multiple exhibitions are just a few activities that Guldagergaard are offering.
The Project Network program is Guldagergaard’s own invention and is a unique opportunity for young international ceramists to kick-start their career. The program gives the young aspiring ceramists an irreplaceable international network while they develop the career as professional artists. And of course, the Project Network program ends with a grand exhibition.
At Guldagergaard scientific research, artistic development and professional practice meet, and pave the way for new discoveries, inventions and new ways to create. Artists at Guldagergaard work in newly renovated studios with access to modern ceramic facilities and to Scandinavia’s largest kiln yard. For inspiration and research, Guldagergaard has the largest studio collection of ceramics in Northern Europe.
In Guldagergaard’s beautiful exhibition building, The Gallery Apple House, there are continuously inspiring exhibitions where ceramic art of Danish and international artists can be experienced.
Guldagergaard is a place full of magic and fairy tales. Especially, the enchanting sculpture park invites you to experience magical and wonderful stories, which has been a great inspiration for all the artists who have stayed at Guldagergaard throughout the years and themselves experienced the magic up close.
The sculpture park have many different sculptures made by ceramists from, among other countries: Denmark, Australia, Mexico, UK, China, Sweden, Estonia and the United States.
An important goal at Guldagergaard is to provide artists with the possibility of working with different materials and methods on several projects all at the same time.
When artists have the chance to work in a professional environment, exchange knowledge and experience with other artists within the ceramic field, and start inspirational collaborations the professional skills of the artists improve.