Erlend Høyersten

Director
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Denmark
Erland Høyersten, ARoS, Communicating the Museum Paris

Erlend Høyersten holds a cand.philol. in art history from the University of Bergen and began his museum career at Sørlandets Kunstmuseum in Kristianssand in 2000, the years 2004-09 as a Director. After that he became the Deputy Director and the Director of KODE Art Museums of Bergen (2009-2013) and headed a comprehensive reorganization of the four art museums of Bergen.

From January 1st 2014 Erlend Høyersten is the Director of ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, which has about 800,000 visitors a year. Aarhus will be the European Capital of Culture 2017, and ARoS will be a crucial player. Erlend Høyersten has curated numerous exhibitions.