The National Museum in Norway is teaming up with Helen & Hard for the Nordic Pavilion in Venice next year.
In 2020, the National Museum in Norway will have the curatorial and organisational responsibility for the Nordic Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice. The biennale is regarded as the world’s most important architecture exhibition, and the next instalment will open on 23 May 2020.
"The Library " at The National Museum - Architecture is part of Oslo Architecture Triennale
"The Library" explores how libraries can play a central role in breaking free from the growth paradigm .The National Museum – Architecture undergoes a complete transformation from gallery of architecture to a library of architectural futures.
Four winners of A.C. Houen Fund’s Certificate for Outstanding Architecture 2019
Today four architecture projects is awarded the A.C. Houen Fund’s Certificate for Outstanding Architecture: Stormen Cultural Centre in Bodø, designed by DRDH Architects, Holmenkollbakken Ski Jump in Oslo, designed by JDS Architects, the Dalaker/Galta Farmhouse outside of Stavanger, designed by Knut Hjeltnes Sivilarkitekter, and D36 - Green House in Oslo, designed by Element Arkitekter.
At last, an exhibition about landscape architecture!
Did you know that Norway was the first country in Europe to educate landscape architects? In 2019 it will be a hundred years since the landscape architect programme began at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). The centennial will be celebrated with the OUTDOOR MATTERS exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture , Oslo. The exhibition will run from 8 February to 1 September 2019.
Exhibition on Le Corbusier’s new direction as an artist and architect
Villa Stenersen, which is one of the National Museum’s exhibition venues, shows the exhibition “Le Corbusier by the Sea” from 5 May. The exhibition explores Le Corbusier’s work as an artist in the period 1926–36 by presenting reproductions of his most important paintings, sketches and drawings. During these years, Le Corbusier travelled every summer to Le Piquey on the coast of southwest France.
Major Harald Sohlberg exhibition at the National Gallery in the National Museum of Norway
Harald Sohlberg’s famously " Winter Night in the Mountains" has captivated viewers for over a century now. This autumn, the National Museum will display around sixty of the artist’s most famous paintings, in addition to a number of drawings, sketches, and prints. We invite the media to a preview in the exhibition , 27 Sept. at 11:00 a.m. To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
New book and exhibition in the National Museum about the world’s most important room - The Security Council Chamber.
Norwegian architecture, design, and works of art inform the room where some of the most critical decisions of our time are made, namely the Security Council Chamber at the UN Headquarters in Manhattan, which will now be the focus of a new book and exhibition. Advance viewing and book presentation for the press: Wednesday, 13 June, 11:00, the National Museum – Architecture, Bankplassen 3.
Invitation to a press viewing of “Gerhard Munthe. Enchanted Design” in the National Gallery
Time: Wednesday, 6 June, 11:00 a.m. This summer, the National Gallery will be used to showcase over 230 works of design and decorative art by Gerhard Munthe (1849–1929). Munthe was one of Europe’s foremost Art Nouveau artists around 1900, and his Viking-inspired imagery and vibrant colours resonate today as well. To attend,please contact Press Manager Elise Lund (email@example.com).
Museum Work exhibition featuring Dag Erik Elgin at the National Gallery.
This summer, visitors will be treated to a surprising and somewhat unusual exhibition on the first floor of the National Gallery. Artist Dag Erik Elgin paitings will be showcased in a dialogue with some of the National Museum’s most famous works of art. The exhibition opens 25 May, and the press are invited to a preview on Wednesday, 23 May, upon request. Museum Work will run until 9 September.
A new exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture asks: What characterizes good housing?
Do Oslo’s first-time homebuyers and other house hunters get the quality they pay for as they try to find a home of their own? Have houses and flats gone from being a home to being an investment? Do current housing policies make good housing affordable for people with normal incomes? These are some of the questions the “House Viewing” exhibition, which opened on 27 April, tries to answer.
Exhibition on Le Corbusier’s new direction as an artist and architect
Villa Stenersen, which is one of the National Museum’s exhibition venues, will show the exhibition “Le Corbusier by the Sea” from 5 May. The exhibition will explore Le Corbusier’s work as an artist in the period 1926–36 by presenting reproductions of his most important paintings, sketches and drawings. Press preview, 3 May, at 11 a.m. To register, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Grosch Medal 2018 awarded to Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Arkitekter MNAL
The National Museum invited the press to attend the award ceremony of the Grosch Medal 2018. The ceremony took place on Thursday, 15 March at 5 p.m. at the National Museum - Architecture. In connection with the award, an exhibition of the prizewinners’ work will be shown in The Vault.
Another Generosity. Nordic Pavilion 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia
The co-commissioners of the Nordic Pavilion at the Venice architecture biennale are proud to announce that the Finnish architect Lundén Architecture Company has been chosen to design the Nordic contribution to the 2018 International Architecture Exhibition in Venice. Another Generosity, explore new ways of often invisible interactions between the built and natural worlds.
“Faithless Pictures” discusses the complicated relationship between image and reality over the past four decades.
Until the new National Museum opens in 2020, the National Gallery will also be showing contemporary art. The “Faithless Pictures” exhibition, set to open on 9 February. From Vibeke Tandberg and her staged portraits of herself as a young bride, Hito Steverts search for the past as brothelmodell, to Alfred Jaar’s non-photo about Osama Bin Laden’s death and Mike Bouchet’s pornofragments.
New exhibition in the National Gallery: “Restless Gestures. Works from the Hubert Looser Collection”
This summer and fall some of the most famous names in American art, will fill the National Gallery. “Restless Gestures. Works from the Hubert Looser Collection”, will show paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints made by such as Willem de Kooning, Cy Twombly, Arshile, Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly and Richard Serra. Preview 22.6 at 11 a.m. Looser will be present during this showing.
Seminar: Take Liberty – visual arts and freedom of expression in Europe
The National Museum and the Oslo Freedom Forum invite you to join us for a seminar discussing the challenges of the state of the visuals arts in Europe today.
Opening on 9 June, this year’s summer exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture asks the following question: What characterizes Norwegian architecture 2011–16?
The exhibition focuses on five thematic categories: “Dwelling”, “Shelter”, “Transformation”, “Recreation”, and “The heart of the city”. The various projects presented under these banners differ greatly in scope, nature, and approach, but have in common that they have been selected as the most characteristic results of contemporary Norwegian architecture over the past five years.
Tori Wrånes to hold her first major solo exhibition in Norway at The National Museum.
Tori Wrånes to hold her first major solo exhibition in NorwayWelcome to the exhibition “Tori Wrånes. Hot Pocket”, which opens 21 April at the Museum of Contemporary Art,which is part of The National M
In the post-World War II era, the United States rose to the forefront of Western art: The Great Graphic Boom at the National Gallery
The National Museum’s new exhibition at the National Gallery, “The Great Graphic Boom. American Prints 1960–1990”, focuses on a largely unknown dimension of this American breakthrough, namely its keen interest in the graphic arts. “The Great Graphic Boom” opens on 3 March and will run until 28 May 2017.
The National Museum focus on documentary and portrait photography: From the American pioneers of social documentary to Torbjørn Rødland’s emotional imagery, via Vibeke Tandberg’s and Cindy Sherman’s explorations of identity.
The exhibition “SNAP: Documentary and Portrait Photography from the Collection” will showcase photographic art ranging from the genre’s nineteenth-century infancy until today’s neo-conceptual offerings. A press preview will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art on Wednesday 15 February at 11:00 a.m. To register, please contact Press Manager Elise Lund at email@example.com.