However, there is more to find in Greenland in terms of both historical and contemporary arts and crafts.
The museums in various towns feature both permanent and temporary exhibitions of a more contemporary works. Greenlandic art ranges from the more traditional approach to modern art produced by well-qualified and experimental artists covering disciplines such as sculpture, painting, installations, the graphic arts and photography.
Greenland Cultural Center, Katuaq, in Nuuk is often the venue for major contemporary art exhibitions.
Craftsmen utilise Greenland’s own materials such as the wool from the musk ox, sheep’s wool, sealskin, mussel shells, soapstone, fish skin, reindeer antlers, precious stones and much more in their works.
The tourist offices often have local Greenlandic crafts and souvenirs for sale, and a large number of shops and skin maker’s workrooms which also sell their products.
In all towns there are offices that can issue CITES certificates that ensure tourists can take the Greenlandic tupilak back home with them.