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Vanessa Baird at Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo

Kunstnernes Hus Kunstnernes Hus is an artist-run organisation in Oslo, that presents Norwegian and international contemporary art. Kunstnernes Hus (KH) have been widely regarded as one of the most architectural expressions of classical modernism, the building was built in 1930.  It’s close to the Royal Castle in Oslo, so it’s in the central part of town. […]

Bærums Verk – The place where time stands still

bærums verk

Bærums Verk – A Walk Through History Bærums Verk started as iron works in 1610 and contiuned untill the 1900th century. The old and historic houses we see today, used to be where the workers lived and produced the iron. It’s nowadays a really picturesque area, with beautiful old houses, parks, art and not to mentioned […]

Oscarsborg Fortress -The fortress who fought the nazis

Oscarsborg Fortress’ history Oscarsborg fortress is situated on two small (and beautiful) islets in the Oslofjord. It’s very close to the small town of Drøbak (where Santa Claus lives, he’s even got a house there). Yay. Anyways, Oscarsborg has been a part of norwegian military history since the 1700th century. But the fortress we see […]

Murakami Art -The Exhibition Murakami by Murakami

Murakami art You can find Murakami Art From February 10th to May 14th The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo, opened a new exhibition called Murakami by Murakami. Also! This exhibition is curated by Murakami himself. Takashi Murakami (b. 1962) from Tokyo shows some of his greatest work. Also among his own art, he […]


  Popsenteret is an interactive museum of popular music, especially from the Norwegian music and culture the last 100 years. The Museum is located at Grünerløkka in Oslo and shows us cutting-edge audio-visual technology. Visitors can record famous songs in the studios at the center and mix their own tracks. And you can make an album cover and […]

Mathallen in Oslo

Oslos food destination is Mathallen, here you’ll find specialty shops, cafés and restaurants. Just like Torvehallerne in Copenhagen, Oslo also has a place where everyone who appreciates high quality food and drinks can unite. The hall, just like Torvehallerne, offers meat, fish, vegetables, baked goods, coffee, tea and chocolats. ALSO READ: TORVEHALLERNE It’s a wonderful […]

Akershus Castle

Akershus Fortress is located in the heart of Oslo, next to Aker Brygge (the harbour) and The City Hall. Akershus fortress has a long history, many well-known historic figures and there are also many exciting ghost stories. The Fortress is open for audience all year, and still has some military bases here. In the summer […]

Astrup Fearnley Museum

The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art is a privately owned Contemporary Art gallery in Oslo in Norway. It was founded and opened to the public in 1993. The collection’s main focus is the American appropriation artists from the 1980s, but it is currently developing towards the international contemporary art scene, with artists like Jeff […]

The Munch-Museum – Munch 150

In 2013 all of Norway will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch (1863–1944), one of the towering figures of modern art. The main event during the sesquicentennial is the exhibition “Munch 150”, which will be co-hosted by the National Museum and the Munch Museum. This exhibition is the most ambitious […]

Museum of Cultural History Part II

Norsk Folkemuseum, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History at Bygdøy in Oslo, is a museum of cultural history with extensive collections of artifacts from all social groups and all regions of the country. It also incorporates a large open air museum with more than 150 buildings relocated from towns and rural districts. Here is Part […]