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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.