Spring Art Exhibitions 2019
|"Truth is Dead" at Fotografiska|
- Fotografiska (photography)- the two main spring exhibitions are "All Over" by Jesper Waldersten (until June 9th) and "Truth is Dead" by Alison Jackson (until May 19th). Two smaller exhibitions are coming as well... "Without You I am Weightless" by Jessica Silversaga (April 12th to June 6th) and "Made in Bangladesh" by Rahul Talukder (April 11th to June 3rd).
- National (classic & fine art, design)- besides their extensive permanent collection of classic art and design, they do have temporary ongoing exhibitions, like "The Danish Golden Age" (until July 21st) and "Finn Juhl: Architectural Furniture Designer" (until September 22nd).
At the National Museum: Egyptian chair, Finn Juhl, 1949. Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen.
Photographer: Anders Sune Berg
- Moderna (modern art)- they have quite a few ongoing and upcoming exhibitions, including "Riverboat Song" by Jordan Wolfson (until Sept 1st), "The Great Exhibition" by Gilbert & George (until May 12th) and the upcoming "Echo" by Sharon Hayes (April 13th to August 11th). Don't miss a visit to their permanent collection!
- ArkDes (architecture & design)- besides their permanent exhibit on architecture in Sweden, this season they will also have "The Future Starts Here" (until August 4th) and "Architecture Projects: Skeppsbron" (April 26th to June 9th).
Moderna Museet Stockholm, exterior, summer © Photo: Moderna Museet/Åsa Lundén
- Millesgården (sculpture & art)- most people come to visit the beautiful sculpture gardens featuring the work of Carl Milles, but they also have a gallery with temporary exhibitions.The current exhibition is "Back to Paradise - Masterpieces of Expressionism" (until June 9th).
- Kulturhuset (mixed art)- in celebration of the 100th anniversary when women receievd the right to vote in Sweden they have an exhibition called "The Women in the Neighborhood" (until August 11th) looking at the women who lived in the area 100 years ago.
- Thielska Galleriet (Scandinavian fine art)- Their current exhibition is "The Job Sisters: ceramics and textiles, a passion for prints and floral art" (until June 2nd). One of the highlights of this museum is their permanent collection of the works of Scandinavian artists like Anders Zorn, Carl Larsson, Edvard Munch and more.
- Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde (Scandinavian fine art)- there are quite a few ongoing & upcoming exhibitions, like the work of photographer Yanan Li, painter Björn Wessman and an exhibition looking at the artist colony Grez-sur-Loing (featuring 80 pieces of art from a variety of artists. See link above for more info and dates.
Upcoming exhibition at Artipelag
Wallplate from the series “Tema e Variazioni”, from the 1950s up to today. Porcelain.
Photo by Fornasetti
- Artipelag (art in archipelago setting)- a little bit outside of the city, but in beautiful surroundings. They have extended their current exhibition "Margiela, the Hermès Years" until April 28th. After a brief rehanging period and showing of the winner of the Fredrik Roos stipendium, they will start with their next big exhibition: "Inside Out Outside In" by Piero Fornasetti (opens June 14th).
- Liljevalchs (contemporary art)- several upcoming exhibitions. There is the popular Market Art Fair on April 12th to 14th, followed by Jan Håfström (April 26th to May 12th) and Anders Petersen - Stockholm (opens May 17th).
- Bonniers Konshall (contemporary art)- this season they will be showing Torbjörn Rödland "Fifth Honeymoon" (until June 2nd) and "Artists' Film International" (until June 16th) among others...
- Sven-Harry's Konstmuseum (mixed art)- their current exhibition is "Here's Looking at You", a unique collection of iconic photographs from the Hasselblad Foundation's Collection (until May 19th).
Coming to Liljevalchs. "Skeppsbron, New Year's Eve 2016"
by Anders Petersen.
There are several other smaller art museums. If you are staying at the Hotel Rival, stop by to talk to me directly for more information. Traveling with small children? Art museums might not be their favorite activity; Stockholm thankfully has many child-friendly attractions as well. And don't forget a visit to ABBA the Museum to learn all about Sweden's #1 pop export!