Documentation and dissemination of the history of Denmark in Greenland and the Arctic

Here we present new collections, exhibitions, publications etc.

31/01 2017

Our neighbor in The Arctic House, Chroma Film, has documented the restoration of the Blue Church in Sisimiut, Greenland.

The Blue Church is one of...

27/01 2017

The Polar Library is one of the World´s largest and most diverse collections of research and books about the Arctic Regions. The library is an...

09/01 2017

We continuously upload photos to our photo database Arktiske Billeder. The latest that we have uploaded is a collection consisting of 219 dias taken...

20/12 2016

In Danish Arctic Institute we have a large collection of bust sculptures made by Eigil Knuth, and the collection is now registered and photographed. ...

09/12 2016

Based on the podcast "Da de danske "fruentimre" kom til Grønland" Iben Bjørnsson has written the article "The Diary of Henriette Egede" about the...

01/12 2016

It is almost Christmas, and at the Danish Arctic Institute we wish to draw attention to our collection by Andreas Lund-Drosvad ( "Suko"). In 1932 he...

01/12 2016

We have now finished the digitalization of the sound collection. The collection is very diverse as e.g. lectures, conversations and interviews. Search...

07/11 2016

Iben Bjornsson has in collaboration with the Arctic Journal written a new article: "In the end, even the hunger vansihes". The arcticle tells the...

13/10 2016

In collaboration with Arctic Journal we present a new article by Iben Bjørnsson: The Tale of Hans Hendrik.

The article is based on a podcast about...

17/08 2016

DANISH TJUKOTKA EXPEDITIONS - anniversary exhibition

In 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005 og 2006 Danish and Greenlandic researchers and student...

Foto: Jette Bang (gjb03858), Qullissat 1939

For further information please contact Danish Arktisk Institut

+45 3231 5055