Monuments in Aarhus
In many places in parks and squares or near buildings, you can find sculptures, memorials and other outdoor art.
The art works are an important aspect of the city’s identity and help make walking around Aarhus a memorable experience. There is a lot known about some of the works, while others just depict a little story or enrich a particular place.
Click on the names of the artworks in the three boxes at the bottom of the page to read more about the individual monuments.
Literature about monuments in Aarhus
Publications describing well-known monuments in Aarhus:
- ‘Kunst i det fri’ published in 2002 by Aarhus Byhistoriske Udvalg, with works by 35 artists.
- ‘Aarhus i friluftskunst og Mindesmærker’ by Poul Harris, published 1983.