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Munch 150 – Munch Exhibition of the century in Oslo

Munch 150 – Munch Exhibition of the century in Oslo

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2013 16:25 BST

On 2 June the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design and the Munch Museum are combining forces in Oslo to stage the most comprehensive Munch exhibition ever.

Pop design pioneer and Sonja Henie’s favourite designer

Pop design pioneer and Sonja Henie’s favourite designer

Press Releases   •   Apr 29, 2013 14:27 BST

«Dysthe Design. Swinging 60» honours Sven Ivar Dysthe’s 60-year career as one of Norway’s most prominent designers of the post-war era. With his international orientation, the award-winning designer has distinguished himself in Norwegian design circles. He revolutionised ski bindings and his stackable Laminette chair has achieved sales in excess of 900,000.

Young Norwegian architects meet spring with birdsong and tailored spaces

Young Norwegian architects meet spring with birdsong and tailored spaces

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2013 10:46 BST

What characterises the present generation of young Norwegian architects and how are they positioning themselves in Norway and internationally? Who are these architects and what are their concerns? How are they creating and shaping innovative advances, and to what extent will they make their mark on the architecture of the future?

Ida Ekblad with works made in situ in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo!

Ida Ekblad with works made in situ in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo!

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2013 12:40 BST

There will be a press conference for the Ida Ekblad exhibition in The largest gallery in Oslo’s Museum of Contemporary Art,Tuesday 23 April at 11 o’clock. The Banksalen room is presently converted into a studio for the artist in the run-up to the opening of her exhibition. A total of almost 30 new works in addition to a number of previously exhibited works, will be shown.Opening 26 April.

How do you encourage a modern-day public to experience 15th century religious art?

How do you encourage a modern-day public to experience 15th century religious art?

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2013 12:30 GMT

Exhibition Doorways to the Sacred. Golden glimpses of the Netherlandish Renaissance offers several multimedial stations where the public can immerse themselves in the thematic aspects. Using interactive installations, elements associated with the art can be visually explored. The exhibition features an exclusive selection of 15th and 16th century paintings from the Netherlands.

50 years of video art!

50 years of video art!

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2013 07:05 GMT

From the 1980s to the present, Norwe­gian video art has evolved from a mar­ginal art form to one with a dominant position. The exhibition “PARADOX: Positions in Norwegian video art 1980–2010” presents a selection of Norwegian video art from the years 1980 to 2010. Museet for samtidskunst 15. February–18. August 2013.

See the greatest ever Munch exhibition in Oslo in 2013!

See the greatest ever Munch exhibition in Oslo in 2013!

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2013 15:35 GMT

This year is the 150th anniversary of Edvard Munch’s birth. Munch (1863-1944) is one of modernism’s pioneers. The anniversary year will be celebrated with the largest ever Munch exhibition in Oslo, as well as a range of cultural events in Norway and other countries to celebrate Munch and his art.

Åpningen av jubileet Munch 150 i Oslo rådhus 23. januar 2013

Åpningen av jubileet Munch 150 i Oslo rådhus 23. januar 2013

Press Releases   •   Jan 21, 2013 06:00 GMT

Åpningen av Munch-året 2013 markeres med en stor festforestilling og mottakelse i Oslo rådhus 23. januar. Hele 600 gjester er invitert for å feire Norges største billedkunstner.

Importing Architecture

Importing Architecture

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2012 13:57 BST

An increasing number of international architects are winning architectural competitions or getting commissions in Norway. Who are they and what are they building? A new exhibition addressing these questions opens at the National Museum – Architecture on Friday 23 November. Press viewing Thursday 22.November between 12 -14 at The National Museum - Architecture, Bankplassen 3, Oslo.

The Museum of the Future

The Museum of the Future

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2012 06:00 BST

The National Museum's building project on the Vestbanen site will be debated in the Norwegian parliament just after the New Year. Based on museum developments this autumn, we want to discuss the museum's plans within the framework of a wider European concept development. European personalities will share their visions for museums of the future during a seminar 6 Nov. at the Astrup Fearnley Museum.

Emil Nolde. In Search of the Authentic

Emil Nolde. In Search of the Authentic

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2012 10:25 BST

The biggest presentation of Nolde’s artworks ever exhibited in the National Gallery. Nolde is one of the major figures of the expressionist artistic movement in Germany. He was in the heart of the German and European art scenes from the beginning of 20th century until World War II. Press day is October 11th. Opening is October 12 th and the exhibition last untill January 20th 2013.

I WISH THIS WAS A SONG -  MUSIC IN CONTEMPORARY ART

I WISH THIS WAS A SONG - MUSIC IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Press Releases   •   Aug 24, 2012 10:13 BST

This is a large international group exhibition which opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art on 13 September. The exhibition fills the entire museum, and features 48 artists who work at the intersection between music and the visual arts.The press conference will take place on 12 September 11o'clock at The museum of contemporary art, Bankplassen 4, Oslo.

Special event at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2012 12:54 BST

Really sustainable and other architectural fairytales 28 August 2012, Nordic Pavilion, 14.00 – 18.00

Views - Norway seen from the road 1733-2020

Views - Norway seen from the road 1733-2020

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2012 06:00 BST

The exhibition adopts the perspective of a traveller on the road to trace connections between historical and contemporary perceptions of Norway’s nature and landscapes. Models from Peter Zumthor’s project for a zinc mine museum at Allmannajuvet and Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk’s project for the Vøringsfossen falls are on show as well as historical maps, prints and drawings, photographs and film.