The "Head by Head" exhibition at the Munch Museum features paintings, drawings and sculptures by the artists Cronqvist, Bjørlo and Edvard Munch. With themes of loneliness and despair, the selected artwork will have you taking a deeper look at the human condition. You will see Munch’s painting “Anxiety,” Bjørlo’s abstract sculptures, Cronqvist’s cast-bronze figures and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to see three great artists under the same roof at the Munch Museum.
A trip to Oslo wouldn’t be complete without exploring the scenic Oslo fjord, an inlet in the southeast of Norway. Take a sightseeing Oslo fjord cruise from the city and make your way past lighthouses, small islands and beaches during a relaxing trip on the water. Have your camera ready for some stunning views of nature and the city. The fjords are among Norway's top attractions, and the Oslo fjord is easily accessible by boat from the city.
An artist-run art gallery showcasing Norwegian and international contemporary art, Kunstnernes Hus (Norwegian for “Artists’ House”) is a major center for the arts and alternative cinema in Oslo. Featuring exhibition rooms, galleries, a restaurant, a cinema with frequent screenings, a lecture hall and an art bookstore, the center is a unique cultural hub in Oslo. Located near the Royal Palace Park, the Kunstnernes Hus building is a prominent example of 20th century Functionalist architecture.
The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet (Den Norske Opera and Ballet) is housed in the stunning Oslo Opera House. Architecture and design feature prominently in this Oslo attraction. Be sure to head to the rooftop for the best views of Oslo and the fjord. You can also catch an outdoor performance or other memorable events at this striking venue. For Oslo concerts and magnificent views, this cultural institution is a must-see.
Ready to shop till you drop? Head to GlasMagasinet, Oslo’s most glamorous department store. You’ll find a wide selection of gifts, a fragrance shop, nail salon, pharmacy and two cafes. You can even shop for a traditional Norwegian folk costume. This department store, located in Oslo’s Stortorvet Square, dates back to 1899. If you’re looking for a high-end department store, whether for souvenirs or some fun browsing, GlasMagasinet is the place to go for elegant shopping in Oslo.
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo each December, and the Nobel Peace Center allows you to learn about Alfred Nobel, the Prize he created and the inspiring work of the laureates who have won it. With interactive exhibits and events, as well as permanent and temporary exhibitions, the museum fosters reflection and debate on social issues, including war and peace. There are also children’s activities for the kids, so be sure to bring the family along.