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SKMU Sorlandets Kunstmuseum

Skippergata 24b, Kristiansand 4611, Norway
+47 38 07 49 00
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Good for kids

There are better options in the town for an art exhibition, but a tour with a guide can be... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Bjørn Egil K
Kristiansand, Norway
Nice for a rainy day

We ended up here off the cruiseship on a rainy day. The spcial exhibition was very nice and... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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Regional Art Museum with an interesting collection of art from the Southernmost region of Norway. The museum is also showing high quality exhibitions of Norwegian and international contemporary art. It also has its own Children's Art Museum, a sharming museum shop and a houses the coffeebar MeanBean. Free Wifi. 2015 Marks the 20th anniversary for SKMU. In our anniversary exhibition we have invited 33 contemporary artists working in and coming from the region. Crossing over different generations of artists working with a multitude of artistic approaches this is a celebration of the local art scene. In our collection we are showing works connected to the regional art history and history, for instance Olaf Isaachsen's paintings from the town fire in 1892. Do not miss out on this summer's international art exhibition with a huge 3D modell of a Black Widow spider's web in Tomas Saraceno's "14 Billions (Working Title)from.
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29 Jun 2017
“2 pieces”
30 Aug 2017
“Good for kids”
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Skippergata 24b, Kristiansand 4611, Norway
+47 38 07 49 00
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

There are better options in the town for an art exhibition, but a tour with a guide can be interesting. Temporary exhibition summer 2017 was ok, not more than that.

Thank Bjørn Egil K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We ended up here off the cruiseship on a rainy day. The spcial exhibition was very nice and interesting. The permanent shows on the other floors are a mixed bag of old and modern art. We did notice that they had a special area for...More

Thank TinekevB
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

There is a Munch oil worth eeing and a Finn ???? Large oil reminiscent of Renoir. That and free wi fi only reason to visit

Thank smarttravelerfromct
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The admission fee isnt too bad, but even though the content is spread over several floors, the content variaty and quality is not very high. To be quite frank it is booring and non-interesting compared to other museums we've been to. If you go then...More

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Beeing in Kristiansand and loving art , you have to take the time to visit. Its variations are great

Thank Tor Steinar E
Reviewed 3 November 2013

High quality shifting art exhibitions, professional guides tailoring tours to visitors interest, lunch or cake with one of the best coffees in town. Highly recommendable for interested visitors of all ages.

3  Thank Lukas W
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Probably not for the casual museum go-er, but if you have an interest in art well worth checking out. A very cool museum experience. Interesting exhibits and the staff is very knowledgeable. Enjoy!

1  Thank Meghan M
Reviewed 2 August 2010

If you like art, go here. Nice café with student discount, bring your student-ID!They have a sitting area in front of the house when sunny. Several floors with different paintings, sculptures, instilliations etc. They also have a small art shop and an cute elderly lady...More

1  Thank Annaholiday
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