Lisette Vind Ebbesen (1975) has been director of Art Museums of Skagen since 2008, overseeing a major revamp of the museum’s exhibition and research activities, most recently in the form of a research collaboration on the Danish painter P.S. Krøyer with the prestigious Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris. In 2014, she also headed up Skagens Museum’s merger with Anchers Hus and Drachmanns Hus – homes of members of the Skagen artists’ colony – to form Art Museums of Skagen.
Prior to joining the Board of the New Carlsberg Foundation in April 2021, Lisette Vind Ebbesen was a member of the Danish Arts Foundation from 2018, where as chair of the Expert Committee for Visual Arts (2018-21), she was responsible for several new initiatives, including new talent pools and a reimagining of Denmark’s participation in the Venice Biennale.
Previous board positions include the Association of Danish Museums (2017-20) and the cultural heritage association Kulturarv Nord (2007-20), and prior to her current position at Art Museums of Skagen, she worked at Skagens Museum, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum and Randers Museum of Art.
In 2016, she was awarded the New Carlsberg Foundation’s Carl Jacobsen Museum Professional Grant. Lisette Vind Ebbesen has an MA in History of Art from Aarhus University.