On Saturday, June 11, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway officially opened the new Nasjonalmuseet (National Museum) in Oslo. Also in attendance were His Majesty King Harald V of Norway and Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway.
The new Nasjonalmusseet is the largest art museum in all of the Nordic countries. The museum showcases antique/traditional art, modern art, contemporary art, architecture, and design.
According to a press release the new Nasjonalmuseet is:
“…a place for new ideas, inspiration and compelling cultural experiences. We will make art accessible to everyone and reflect the society and the times we live in.
In the new collection exhibition, older and modern art, architecture, design, arts and crafts, and contemporary art will be presented under one roof and in new settings.
With its new, large exhibition areas, the new Nasjonalmuseet can now showcase more of its collection than ever before, as well as present a rich program of temporary exhibitions with Norwegian and international artists.”
For more information about the new Nasjonalmuseet as well as to purchase tickets please visit the museum’s official website here.