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Flood temporarily closes Kistefos Museum

Among the many affected by massive flooding in Southern Norway this weekend is the internationally acclaimed Kistefos art museum and outdoor sculpture park in...

High electricity bills may close museums

Fully two-thirds of Norway's museums are struggling with electricity bills that are so high they may need to close during part of the winter....

Storm blows around art banished to the new National Museum’s cellar

Norwegian artist Christian Krohg's large and iconic painting of Leif Erikson discovering America used to dominate the gracious entrance of Norway's old National Gallery...

Anti-oil activists failed to vandalize Munch’s ‘Scream’

Three young women from Finland, Denmark and Germany were arrested in Oslo Friday after they tried to glue their hands to the frame of...

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...

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