The Utzon Foundation was established in connection with the opening of the Utzon Center in Aalborg, Denmark. The aims of the Utzon Foundation are:
- to establish and run the Utzon Center, including Jørn Utzon's archives and the exhibition centre. The exhibition area is managed by the subsidiary company Utzon Centret A/S.
- through the Utzon Center, to promote architecture, art, culture and research generally and in particular the architecture, ideas and philosophy of Jørn Utzon and to provide inspiration for research and development of projects on the past, present and future, as well as to create a contextual framework for Nordic architecture.
- to develop and run other activities and projects in support of the above aims.