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Viking ships survived budget cuts

Norway's controversial government minister in charge of higher education and research wanted to slash the budget for the new museum planned to house the...

Royal ‘WOW!’ for new National Museum

Years of political quarrelling over location and cost were set aside during the weekend when Queen Sonja officially opened Norway's new National Museum for...

New leader for the new MUNCH

Few were surprised when Tone Hansen was chosen earlier this month to be the new director of Oslo's still-new Munch Museum (MUNCH). She's been...

Cultural institutions light up for Ukraine

The Norwegian Opera and Ballet in Oslo is just one of the many cultural institutions around Norway literally lighting up in the colours of...

MUNCH opens after a long, bumpy ride

NEWS ANALYSIS: Thousands of Norwegians including royalty and top politicians were gathering in Oslo Friday night for the official opening of their new monument...

Step inside Oslo’s new ‘MUNCH’

PHOTO FEATURE: Overwhelming and long overdue, Oslo's newest landmark to house the works of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch is finally opening to the public this...

Munch’s ‘Madonna’ revealed sketching

A new infrared examination of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch's famed Madonna has revealed how Munch did some sketching on the canvas before he started...

Viking ships sail out of public view

Norway's famed Viking Ships Museum was closing its doors on Thursday, and won't reopen until a new "Museum of the Viking Age" emerges in...

National Museum set to finally reopen

Norway's new consolidated National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design will finally open its doors on June 11, 2022, after repeated delays and snafus....

Billionaire art patron laid to rest

Tributes have been rolling in for weeks after Hans Rasmus Astrup, the shipping billionaire best known for being one of the world's leading art...

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