2017

  • Guided Tour with Museum Director Katarina Pierre

    2017-01-22 14:00-14:45

    Museum Director Katarina Pierre's personal selection of works in the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Lecture: Cecilia Gärding

    2017-01-29 14:00-15:00

    Lecture / Filmmaker and author Cecilia Gärding talks about the book Diversity in Swedish Film Heritage (1890-1950) and her film We Are Like Oranges. In collaboration with Film i Västerbotten and Umeå studentkår. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Theatre: While the Clock Ticks

    2017-01-31 18:30-19:30

    About four researchers focusing on climate. Prod: Dramaten, Riksteatern and Östgötateatern. In cooperation with Umeå Teaterförening. Tickets: biljettcentrum.com. Language: Swedish. Fully booked!

     

  • Artist talk: Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway

    2017-02-05 14:00-15:00

    Artist talk / The price they are willing to pay - the ongoing battle over uranium mining in Greenland. Artists Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway talk about their work in the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition. Language: English.

     

  • Guided Tour in english

    2017-02-07 18:30-19:15

    Guided Tour of the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition in english.

     

  • Film: 100 Cheers (KI-AI 100) and The Radiant

    2017-02-14 18:30-20:00

    Film / 100 Cheers (KI-AI 100) by the artist group Chim ↑Pom (2011, 10 min) (Language: Japanese with english subtitles) and The Radiant by The Otolith Group (2012, 64 min) (Language: Japanese and English with english subtitles.) In conjunction with the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition.

     

  • Guided Tour with Museum Curator Brita Täljedal

    2017-02-19 14:00-15:00

    Museum Curator Brita Täljedal talks about a personal selection of works in the ongoing Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Artist Talk: Ana Vaz and Filipa Ramos

    2017-02-21 18:30-20:00

    Floating World: Becoming Through Film. During a public dialogue traversed by visions and rumours, filmmaker Ana Vaz and writer Filipa Ramos will talk about the coming film The Voyage Out, discussing the sources and ideas which founded its inception. Language: English.

     

  • Annual book sale

    2017-02-22 11:00-18:00

    Annual book sale starts in the museum shop.

     

  • Theatre: Faslane

    2017-02-28 14:00-15:30

    A performance that dives into murky waters at Britain's nuclear submarine base. By and with Jenna Watt. After performance a presentation of David Mabb's installation on the same theme. In cooperation with Umeå Teaterförening. Tickets: biljettcentrum.com. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Theatre: Faslane

    2017-02-28 18:30-20:00

    A performance that dives into murky waters at Britain's nuclear submarine base. By and with Jenna Watt. After performance a presentation of David Mabb's installation on the same theme. In cooperation with Umeå Teaterförening. Tickets: biljettcentrum.com. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Concert: Kristian Anttila

    2017-03-01 12:10-12:50

    In collaboration with Culture on Campus. Free entry.

     

  • A Crash Course in Saami History

    2017-03-07 18:30-19:30

    If a Saami doesn't have reindeers, does he or she really exist? What is colonialization? What is the background of the situation today? This lecture is a fast-paced crash course in Saami history. Johan Sandberg McGuinne, teacher of Southern Sami, lectures and answers your questions. Language: English

     

  • Lecture: Lena Andersson-Skog

    2017-03-12 14:00-14:30

    Lena Andersson-Skog is a professor of economic history at Umeå University. Her lecture at Bildmuseet, entitled The History of Swedish Nuclear Power - from clean energy to hazardous waste, uses 1940 as a jumping-off point and continues until today.

     

  • Lecture: Annika Egan Sjölander

    2017-03-12 14:30-15:00

    Annika Egan Sjölander is a senior lecturer of media and communication science at Umeå University. Her lecture at Bildmuseet, entitled Nuclear Problems, Media and Public Opinion, is about popular opinions concerning nuclear waste.

     

  • Littfest at Bildmuseet

    2017-03-17 17:00 - 2017-03-18 01:00

    This year Littfest - Umeå's international literature festival - is staging Friday night's major programmes here at Bildmuseet. It will be an evening of poetry readings, author talks, a new exhibition and two well-known DJs. Free admission, café and bar. A warm welcome!

     

  • Opening: Swedish Picture Book of the Year

    2017-03-17 19:00-20:00

    This evening we will open the exhibition of this year's Swedish Picture Book of the Year: Djur som Ingen Sett Utom Vi (Animals No One Has Seen Except Us). Author Ulf Stark and illustrator Linda Bondestam, who are receiving the Swedish Picture Book of the Year award at Littfest earlier in the day, are both on hand to talk about their joint book.

     

  • Film: Return of the Atom (2015, 110 min).

    2017-03-21 18:30-20:20

    This Tuesday evening, we are showing the documentary Return of the Atom by Mika Taanila and Jussi Eerola (2015, 110 min) as part of the programme for the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition. Language: English. Free admission - welcome!

     

  • Lecture: Rasmus Karlsson

    2017-03-26 14:00-15:00

    This Sunday's lecture is entitled Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change? and is part of the programme for the exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty / Contemporary Art in the Nuclear Anthropocen currently showing. Afterwards there is time for questions and discussion. Free admission as usual. Welcome!

     

  • Guided Tour in english

    2017-03-28 18:30-19:15

    Welcome to a guided tour of the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition in English. A warm welcome; free admission. Bring along or share this information with English-speaking friends.

     

  • Film screening

    2017-04-02 14:00-15:30

    This Sunday we are showing two films with a nuclear weapons theme: As Soon as Weather Will Permit by Su Rynard, a personal account of the dropping of the first atomic bombs in 1945, as well as Gair Dunlop's Yellowcake, which traces the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons. Language: English. Free admission.

     

  • Lecture: Katrine Åhlström Riklund

    2017-04-04 18:30-19:00

    Useful Radiation. A lecture by Katrine Åhlström Riklund, professor of diagnostic radiology, Umeå University. This Tuesday evening, we are visited by two researchers from Umeå University who will lecture about how radiation is used to detect and treat diseases. Language: Swedish. Free admission.

     

  • Lecture: Björn Zackrisson

    2017-04-04 19:00-19:30

    Controlled Radiation - a powerful tool for the treatment of disease. A lecture by Björn Zackrisson, professor of oncology, Umeå University. This Tuesday evening, we are visited by two researchers from Umeå University who will lecture about how radiation is used to detect and treat diseases. Language: Swedish. Free admission.

     

  • Is the Anthropocene (The Age of Man) of any concern to us?

    2017-04-09 14:00-15:00

    Sverker Sörlin, professor of environmental history, gives a talk based on his new book about the Anthropocene, released in April. In conjunction with the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition.

     

  • Opening: Academy of Fine Arts

    2017-05-06 14:00-15:00

    Fool's Gold is the title of this year's exhibition by graduate students from the master's programme at the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University.

     

  • Guided Tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

    2017-05-09 18:30-19:30

    Guided tour in Swedish of the exhibition Fool's Gold by master students Jonas Malmberg and Melanie Wiksell.

     

  • Guided tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

    2017-05-14 13:00-14:00

    Guided tour in English of the exhibition Fool's Gold by master students Razvan Anghelache and Ellen Angus.

     

  • Award of scholarships: Academy of Fine Arts

    2017-05-14 14:00-15:00

    We invite you to take part in the scholarship award ceremony for some recent graduates from the master's programme at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. The ceremony is naturally being held in the exhibition by graduate students entitled Fool's Gold.

     

  • Films about parents

    2017-05-16 18:00-19:00

    Video screening of films made by students about mothers and fathers. A project open for all students at Umea Achademy of Fine Arts lead by led by artist and guest professor Annika Ström.

     

  • Guided tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

    2017-05-16 19:00-20:00

    Guided tour in Swedish of the exhibition Fool's Gold by master students - Cia Ringertz and Jessika Björhn.

     

  • Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the arts campus

    2017-05-20 18:00 - 2017-05-21 01:00

    Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the Umeå Arts Campus - a Saturday evening of mingling, art and music. New exhibitions, performances, live music, art quiz and DJ until the wee hours. Free admission, café and bar.

     

  • Performance

    2017-05-20 18:00-18:45

    Performance by Ellen Angus, Jessika Bjöhrn, Jenny Simm and Annika Stridh.

     

  • Opening: Jumana Emil Aboud and Roger Metto

    2017-05-20 19:00-20:00

    During Bildmuseet's anniversary evening, two new exhibitions make their open: Jumana Emil Abboud's The Horse, the Bird, the Tree and the Stone, and Roger Metto's Cryosphere. Both artists will be on hand to speak about their exhibitions

     

  • Performance

    2017-05-20 21:45-22:15

    Performance by Ellen Angus, Jessika Bjöhrn, Jenny Simm and Annika Stridh.

     

  • Guided Tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

    2017-05-21 13:00-14:00

    Guided tour in Swedish of the exhibition by master students Simon Gran Danielsson and Jonas Silfversten Bergman.

     

  • Guided Tour in english

    2017-05-30 18:30-19:15

    Tour of Bildmuseet's exhibitions in English. We currently are showing solo exhibitions by Jumana Emil Abboud and Roger Metto as well as an exhibition with images from this year's Swedish Picture Book of the Year: Djur som Ingen Sett Utom Vi (Animals No One Has Seen Except Us).

     

  • Opening: Ana Mendieta

    2017-06-18 14:00-15:00

    Opening: Ana Mendieta / Covered in Time and History. Blood, fire, earth, water and her own body; Ana Mendieta's poetic and striking works from the 1970s and 1980s are a delicate balancing act between vulnerability and strength.

     

  • Night of Art in Umeå

    2017-09-09 18:00-21:00

    Bildmuseet will be open to 21:00 and offer a guided tour in swedish at 19:00

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-09-15 17:00-21:00

    Friday evenings with art and open bar at Bildmuseet. This first Art Friday offers a performance by the Jerusalem-based artist, Jumana Emil Abboud (19:00). DJ: Jonas Malte Holmberg (Komeda, Projektor 7, Gilles & Felix, etc).

     

  • Pilgatan Cultural Market

    2017-09-16 11:00-15:00

    Pilgatan Cultural Market continues all the way to Bildmuseet. The creative workshop is open to visitors of all ages.

     

  • Music with guided tour

    2017-09-16 13:00-14:00

    Johannes Pollak has composed new music inspired by artworks at Bildmuseet. It will be performed by students from the Piteå School of Music during a tour by museum curator Brita Täljedal.

     

  • Presentation and readings

    2017-09-16 15:00-16:00

    Editor Pernilla Berglund presents the latest edition of the Provins publication. Readings by poets Sanna Ulfsparre and Najlaa Eltom

     

  • Director Katarina Pierre gives a guided tour

    2017-09-17 13:00-14:00

    Director and curator Katarina Pierre talks about a personal selection of works by Jumana Emil Abboud in the exhibition The horse, the bird, the tree and the stone. Language: Swedish

     

  • Guided Tour in English

    2017-09-17 14:00-15:00

    Guided tour of current exhibitions in English.

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-09-22 17:00-21:00

    After-work activities with art and open bar. Guest DJs are Nomis, August, Armas and Jätten from the DJ collective Liquid Sky. A "Walk and Talk" through the exhibitions for those who likes to talk with others about art.

     

  • Museum curator Lisa Lundström gives a guided tour

    2017-09-24 13:00-14:00

    Museum curator Lisa Lundström talks about a personal selection of works by Ana Mendieta in the exhibition Covered in Time and History. Language: Swedish

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-09-29 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! Welcome to the Art Friday, a perfect way to round off the working week. This Friday art quiz (19:00) for anyone interested.

     

  • Screening of the documentary Ana Mendieta, Nature Inside

    2017-10-01 11:00-18:00

    A documentary on Cuban American artist Ana Mendieta (2015, 8 min) will loop in Bildmuseet's Flexhallen this Sunday. Free admission.

     

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  • Art Friday!

    2017-10-06 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission - a perfect way to round off the week. Guest DJs this week are Dennis Lyxzén and Sara Almgren, INVSN. Creative workshop open for all.

     

  • Screening of the documentary Ana Mendieta, Nature Inside

    2017-10-08 11:00-18:00

    A documentary on Cuban American artist Ana Mendieta (2015, 8 min) will loop in Bildmuseet's Flexhallen this Sunday. Free admission.

     

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  • A lecture by Annika von Hausswolff

    2017-10-08 14:00-15:00

    Body Double, a talk by Annika von Hausswolff based on the art of Ana Mendieta. NB, THE LECTURE IS CANCELLED.

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-10-13 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This friday: Meet American artist and film maker Reynold Reynolds and Chinese artist Yafei Qi who works with interaction and film (19:00)

     

  • Curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour

    2017-10-15 13:00-14:00

    Curator Brita Täljedal talks about a personal selection of works by Ana Mendieta in the exhibition Covered in Time and History.

     

  • Art Friday and opening!

    2017-10-20 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This friday: Opening (19:00) of Amar Kanwar's exhibition The Sovereign Forest. The artist will be participating

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-10-27 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! his Friday: Release and public play through of Po Tildholm's audiobook Järnburen (18:00) and music by The Tallest Man on Earth.

     

  • Museum Curator Sofia Johansson gives a guided tour

    2017-10-29 13:00-14:00

    Museum curator Sofia Johansson gives a talk about the artist and film maker Amar Kanwar and his exhibition, The Sovereign Forest.

     

  • Art Friday with Guest DJ Annika Norlin

    2017-11-03 17:00-21:00

    Art, bar and free admission! This Friday: Guest-DJ is Annika Norlin (Säkert!, Hello Saferide). Open workshop in the Flexhall space (19:00) for those wanting to end the working week with creativity.

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-11-10 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This Friday: Art quiz (19:00) for anyone wanting to take part and have a go.

     

  • Artist Talk with Do Ho Suh

    2017-11-17 16:00-17:00

    Before the Friday evening opening of Do Ho Suh's solo exhibition at Bildmuseet, the artist gives a public talk. The event is a collaboration with the Umeå School of Architecture.

     

  • Art Friday and opening!

    2017-11-17 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This evening will see the opening of two new exhibitions, Dada is Dada and Do Ho Suh / Passages.

     

  • When Mona Lisa got a mustasche and a goatee

    2017-11-19 14:00-15:00

    When Mona Lisa got a mustasche and a goatee. A Sunday lecture at Bildmuseet with Art Historian Ivar Tornéus discussing Dadaism and the break from classical and bourgeois art.

     

  • Art Friday and film festival: Queer short films

    2017-11-24 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle with film festival, art, bar and free admission! Umeå European Film Festival guests Bildmuseet this weekend, and Art Friday offers a programme of queer short films (19:00, 52 min), curated and introduced and by artist and filmmaker Anna Linder.

     

  • Film festival: Diamond People by Sara Jordenö

    2017-11-25 14:00-15:00

    Umeå European Film Festival guests Bildmuseet. Screening of Diamantfolket [Diamond People], Sara Jordenö's documentary on how her childhood village Robertsfors changed with the closing of the diamond factory.

     

  • Film festival: Instead of Summer by Tom Alandh.

    2017-11-26 14:00-15:00

    Umeå European Film Festival guests Bildmuseet this weekend! Screening of I stället för sommar [Instead of Summer] (58 min) by Tom Alandh. Director Tom Alandh will be present, as well as Heleen Rebel who edited the film.

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-12-01 17:00-21:00

    Art, bar and free admission! A 45 minute "Walk and Talk" through the exhibitions and discussions about the art with others is available (19:00). Guest DJ:s are Vilma and Ludvig from NORR arts.

     

  • Museum Curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour

    2017-12-03 13:00-14:00

    Museum curator Brita Täljedal discusses a personal selection of works from the Dada is Dada exhibition. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Guided Tour in English.

    2017-12-03 14:00-15:00

    Tour of current exhibitions in English.

     

  • Art Friday!

    2017-12-15 17:00-21:00

    Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! Bildmuseet kick-starts the Christmas market during the evening - now's the time to grab some Christmas presents. DJ: Lina Högström (Skator).

     

  • Christmas Market at Bildmuseet

    2017-12-16 11:00-15:00

    Christmas market in the museum shop and Flexhall space. Students of the Schools of Art, Design and Architecture will be selling their works.