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Astrup Fearnley Museet

Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux
Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux
Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux
Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux
Astrup Fearnley Museet Photo: Nic Lehoux

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Astrup Fearnley Museum is home to the Astrup Fearnley Collection, a collection of modern and contemporary art counted among the most significant of its kind in Northern Europe. It focuses on acquiring individual, ground-breaking works. Young American artists used to dominate, but significant voices from Europe, Brazil, Japan, China, and India are now included. The museum complements works from the permanent collection by rotating exhibitions with internationally renowned artists.

The museum building from 2012 is designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, known for masterpieces like Centre Georges Pompidou, Parco della Musica, and The New York Times Building. It is made up of three pavilions that reside under one distinctive glass roof, which is shaped like a sail. The building nods to its maritime surroundings in other ways as well: cable rigged steel columns mirror the masts of the sailboats in the harbour close by, while the building's silver grey cladding bears witness to seaside weather exposure.

Astrup Fearnley Museum is flanked by Tjuvholmen sculpture park.

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  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

4/1/2014 - 4/13/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu, Sat and Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4/15/2014 - 4/17/2014
Tue, Wed and Thu
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4/19/2014 - 4/30/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5/2/2014 - 5/16/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5/18/2014 - 5/28/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5/29/2014
Thu
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/30/2014 - 12/21/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Transportation


Bus No.54 > Bryggetorget

Facility overview

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  • General facilities

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  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • books
    • museum shop
    • lecture
    • exhibition programme
    • guided tour by appointment
    • sculptures
    • separate exhibitions
  • Discounts

    • free with the Oslo Pass

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Astrup Fearnley Museet - Photo: Nic Lehoux

Astrup Fearnley Museet

Astrup Fearnley Museum is home to the Astrup Fearnley Collection, a collection of modern and contemporary art counted among the most significant of...

Astrup Fearnley Museet

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