2018

  • Christmas Market at Bildmuseet

    2018-12-15 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.

     

  • Art Friday with Christmas Market!

    2018-12-14 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.

     

  • Film screening and conversation

    2018-12-02 14:00-16:00

    Umeå Europeiska Filmfestival is guesting Bildmuseet this weekend. At 14:00 this Sunday there will be a screening of Occupied Cinema (87 min). The screening is followed by a conversation (30 min) in which the director Senka Domanović is participating.

     

  • Family film with creative workshop

    2018-12-01 14:00-15:30

    Umeå Europeiska Filmfestival is guesting Bildmuseet this weekend. At 14:00 the family movie Victor and Josefine (81 min). Play with shadows and make easy animations in the creative workshop before and after the film.

     

  • Audiovisual on Art Friday

    2018-11-30 17:00-21:00

    Umeå Europeiska Filmfestival is guesting Bildmuseet's Art Friday this evening. Meet Peter Sundqvist aka Videoapelsin, who during the evening will show his installation 2109 and the performance Det kalla tysta landet (The Cold Quiet Country). Free admission.

     

  • Museum Curator Sofia Johansson gives a guided tour

    2018-01-21 14:00-15:00

    Museum curator Sofia Johansson gives a guided tour of The Sovereign Forest, a thought-provoking exhibition by Indian artist and film-maker Amar Kanwar, which can be experienced at Bildmuseets third floor until March 11th.

     

  • Art Friday and live concert with Gidge

    2018-01-26 17:00-21:00

    Spring term's Art Fridays at Bildmuseet gets a jump start by a concert with internationally acknowledged electro duo Gidge. Admission is free but the space is limited, so be sure to be here in good time to get in.

     

  • Guided Tour in English.

    2018-01-28 13:00-14:00

    Guided tour of the exhibitions in English. Three exhibitions are currently on show: Amar Kanwar / The Sovereign Forest, Dada is Dada and Do Ho Suh / Passages

     

  • Museum Curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour

    2018-01-28 14:00-15:00

    Museum curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour in the Dada is Dada exhibition, currently on show on the fifth floor of Bildmuseet.

     

  • Art Friday with guest DJ:s Duschpalatset

    2018-02-02 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar, and free admission. Guest DJ:s Duschpalatset. This Friday you are also welcome to drop-in to the open creative workshop.

     

  • Ones own place

    2018-02-04 14:00-15:00

    One's own place. A lecture by Ana Betancour, Architect and Rector of the Umeå School of Architecture at Umeå University, in conjunction to Do Ho Suh's exhibition Passages.

     

  • Art Friday and Theater / MaMa Dada!

    2018-02-09 17:00-21:00

    Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission. This Friday also a theatre about the female dadaists in the Dada is Dada exhibition (5th floor at 19:00), but to see that you will need a ticket.

     

  • Guest Tour / Dada - to make a difference

    2018-02-11 14:00-15:00

    Art Historian Ann-Catrine Eriksson and theatre historian Christina Sven at Umeå University gives a talk in conjunction to the Dada is Dada exhibition.

     

  • Art Friday with Walk and Talk

    2018-02-16 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission. This Friday also a "Walk and Talk" through the exhibitions at 19:00, if you like to discuss the art works with others. Exhibitions, museum shop and restaurant are open until 21:00.

     

  • Violence on Indigenous Country

    2018-02-18 14:00-15:00

    Kristina Sehlin MacNeil gives a talk on violence against people, animals and nature in connection to extraction of natural resources. In conjunction to the exhibition The Sovereign Forest.

     

  • Art Friday with Art Quiz

    2018-02-23 17:00-21:00

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

     

  • First World War - 20th Century Disaster

    2018-02-25 14:00-15:00

    Historian Jacob Stridsman, Umeå University, gives a lecture in Bildmuseet's Dada exhibition. Dada began in 1916 as a reaction to the on-going First World War.

     

  • Book sale in the museum shop

    2018-02-27 10:00-17:00

    The annual book sale in the museum shop starts on Tuesday, February 27, at 10.00. Bargain books, art catalogues and various kinds of photo souvenirs.

     

  • Art Friday with Guest DJ:s and Creative Workshop

    2018-03-02 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday at Bildmuseet with exhibitions, bar and guest DJ:s. This Friday you can also drop-in to the open creative workshop. Free admission.

     

  • Land Conflicts and the Sami Use of Land

    2018-03-04 14:00-15:00

    As a part of the Sami Week, legal scholar Malin Brännström gives a public talk at Bildmuseet. On conflicts over land where Sami people are forced to prove prescription from time immemorial.

     

  • Art Friday with the Sámi Week in Umeå!

    2018-03-09 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday at Bildmuseet this week is a collaboration with the Sami Week in Umeå. Art, bar, guest DJ and more.

     

  • Lars Nittve on Duchamps Bottle Drier

    2018-03-11 14:00-15:00

    Lars Nittve, former director for famous art museums around the world, givas a public talk in Bildmuseet's exhibition Dada is dada. On how Duchamp expanded the concept of art and how a simple bottle drier liberated artists in China.

     

  • Art Friday with Littfest!

    2018-03-16 17:00 - 2018-03-17 01:00

    Art Friday with Umeå International Literature Festival! Readings by poets from all over Europe. Live music with Väärt, DJ:s, café and bar. Opening of the exhibition Swedish Picture Book of the Year.

     

  • Sunday Tour in English

    2018-03-18 13:00-13:45

    This Sunday a guided tour in English of Bildmuseets exhibitions. Welcome, and bring your English speaking friends.

     

  • Director Katarina Pierre gives a guided tour (CANCELED)

    2018-03-18 14:00-15:00

    The guided tour today by museum director and curator Katarina Pierre has been canceled due to illness.

     

  • Art Friday with guest-DJs!

    2018-03-23 17:00-21:00

    Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar, DJs and free admission. Welcome to yet another Art Friday! Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00.

     

  • Dada and the Yiddish culture of Eastern European Jews,

    2018-03-25 14:00-15:00

    A lecture by Tom Sandqvist, art historian, professor of art theory, and author of the book Dada Öst: Rumänerna på Cabaret Voltaire [Dada East: The Romanians at Cabaret Voltaire].

     

  • Art Friday with guided tour!

    2018-03-30 17:00-21:00

    Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission. Welcome to yet another Art Friday! Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00 and at 19:00 there will be a guided tour.

     

  • Art Friday with Sobad & Skrrk (DJ-set) + workshop

    2018-04-06 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday with bar and guest DJs. This week also an open creative workshop. Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00. Free admission.

     

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  • Museum Curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour

    2018-04-08 14:00-15:00

    Museum curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour in the Dada is Dada exhibition. As one of three curators of the exhibition, Brita Täljedal will talk about the Dada movement around a selection of works in the exhibition.

     

  • Art Friday and opening: John Akomfrah / Purple

    2018-04-13 17:00-21:00

    Opening this Art Friday: Purple by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah. 7pm: John Akomfrah and Director Katarina Pierre in conversation.

     

  • Dada and dance

    2018-04-15 14:00-15:00

    A lecture by historian of ideas and dance writer Britt-Marie Styrke in conjunction to the exhibition Dada is Dada. She will focus on the female dance artists in the avant-garde of the early 20th century and among the circle of Dadaists.

     

  • Art Friday and Performance!

    2018-04-20 17:00-21:00

    Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This evening at 7 pm there will be a performance by the famous French actor Philippe Girard reading Dada poetry. For the international audience he is well known for films as Cyrano de Bergerac and Micmacs.

     

  • Sunday Tour in English

    2018-04-22 13:00-13:45

    This Sunday a guided tour in English of Bildmuseets exhibitions. Welcome, and bring your English speaking friends.

     

  • Artic Change

    2018-04-22 14:00-15:00

    Reiner Giesler, Professor of Terrestrial Ecology at Umeå University, gives a lecture in conjunction to John Akomfrah´s Purple.

     

  • Art Friday with Art Quiz

    2018-04-27 17:00-21:00

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

     

  • Art Friday and exhibition opening!

    2018-05-04 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday! A Friday evening with art exhibition opening and bar. At 19:00, the opening of C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me), this year's graduation exhibition by students at the master programme at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

     

  • The Genesis and Lesson Learned of Dada

    2018-05-06 14:00-15:00

    A lecure by Adrian Notz, director of Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich and one of the curators of the exhibition Dada is Dada.

     

  • Art Friday with film screenings!

    2018-05-11 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday! A Friday evening with film screenings and mingling at the bar. At 19:00, screenings of short films on the theme Move, by students form the Academy of Fine Arts.

     

  • Guided Tour of C.R.E.A.M.

    2018-05-13 13:00-14:00

    The graduate students from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts will give a guided tour in their exhibition C.R.E.A.M.

     

  • Distribution of Grants

    2018-05-13 14:00-15:00

    Grants ceremony for the graduating students, open to all. The ceremony is led by Head Katrin Holmqvist-Sten and Christoph Draeger, Professor at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

     

  • Art Friday with performance and music!

    2018-05-18 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday! A Friday evening with art, readings, performance and music. The bar opens at 17:00. From 18:00, artists and Fine Arts students will read texts and poetry, mixed with music acts.

     

  • Guided Tour of C.R.E.A.M.

    2018-05-20 14:00-15:00

    Master's students from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts give a guided tour in their exhibition C.R.E.A.M.

     

  • Art Friday with DJ Frida Selander

    2018-05-25 17:00-21:00

    Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar, DJs and free admission. Guest DJ is Frida Selander and during the evening, VK:s culture prize will be awarded to artist Britta Marakatt-Labba.

     

  • Summer exhibition opening

    2018-06-15 17:00-21:00

    Opening of two new Summer exhibitions: Eco-Visionaries and Jochen Lempert / Sudden Spring. Opening talks with participating artists at 19:00. The bar opens at 17:00.

     

  • Erik Sjödin / Our Friends the Pollinators

    2018-06-16 12:00-16:00

    Artist Erik Sjödin invites Bildmuseet's visitors to make homes for bees and bumble bees, out of reeds, bark and hemp. Place your bee house in a garden or park of your choice! Sjödin is one of the artists in the Eco-Visionaries exhibition.

     

  • Erik Sjödin / Our Friends the Pollinators

    2018-06-17 12:00-16:00

    In artist Erik Sjödin's workshop Our Friends the Pollinators, Bildmuseet's visitors are invited to build bee houses of reeds, bark, hemp and other natural materials. Erik Sjödin is one of the artists in the Eco-Visionaries exhibition.

     

  • Discover nature in the centre of Umeå

    2018-06-17 14:00-15:30

    Join an excursion to Umeå's oldest park, and experience nature in your local surroundings with the guidance of experts. An event in conjunction to Jochen Lemperts newly opened exhibition at Bildmuseet.

     

  • Room for Performance / Shift

    2018-09-07 17:00-21:00

    During three intense September days, Bildmuseet and Norrlandsoperan will offer a rich variety of performances by Swedish and International artists. Follow walks, challenge your perception of the performing body, attend the creative workshop or the critique workshop.

     

  • Room for Performance / Shift

    2018-09-08 12:30-17:00

    During three intense September days, Bildmuseet and Norrlandsoperan will offer a rich variety of performances by Swedish and International artists. Follow walks, challenge your perception of the performing body, attend the creative workshop or the critique workshop.

     

  • Night of Art in Umeå

    2018-09-08 17:00-21:00

    Bildmuseet will be open to 21:00 and is currently showing the exhibitions: Eco-Visionaries, Jochen Lempert / Sudden Spring, John Akomfrah / Purple and Swedish Picture Book of the Year.

     

  • Room for Performance / Shift

    2018-09-09 12:00-17:00

    During three intense September days, Bildmuseet and Norrlandsoperan will offer a rich variety of performances by Swedish and International artists. Follow walks, challenge your perception of the performing body, attend the creative workshop or the critique workshop.

     

  • Gaia Crocella / Interdine

    2018-09-09 15:00-17:00

    Interdine is a meeting across borders, a civic classroom that takes place around a dinner table. The discursive dinner is an open event inviting everyone who wishes to participate and come closer to the issue of refugee seeking and integration on a global and local level.

     

  • Pilgatan Cultural Market

    2018-09-15 11:00-15:00

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

     

  • Environment and hydro-power

    2018-09-23 14:00-15:00

    Welcome to a public Sunday lecture on environment and hydro-power by Åsa Widén, Umeå University. This event is a part of the programme in conjunction to Bildmuseet's exhibition Eco-Visionaries. Free admission.

     

  • Art Friday with the Umeå Pride Festival

    2018-09-28 17:00-21:00

    This Art Friday at Bildmuseet hosts the Umeå Pride Festival, come and socialize at this pre-party! Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00. The bar opens at 17:00. Free admission.

     

  • Artist talks and panel discussion: Eco-Visionaries

    2018-10-05 13:00-17:00

    In conjunction to the exhibition Eco-Visionaries, Bildmuseet invites you to an Friday afternoon with artist talks and panel discussions on art as a response to the world's ecological challenges. Free admission, limited seating. Welcome!

     

  • Art Friday and Film Screening!

    2018-10-05 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday with screening of the film Acoustic Ocean(19:00) Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00. The bar opens at 17:00. Free admission. Welcome!

     

  • Astro Ecology and Ecological Visions

    2018-10-07 14:00-15:00

    Astro Ecology - Ecological visions to its utmost point. Welcome to a public Sunday lecture by Natuschka Lee, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University.

     

  • Art Friday and opening!

    2018-10-12 17:00-21:00

    Welcome to the opening of a new exhibition this Friday evening: William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time. Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00. The bar opens at 17:00. Free admission.

     

  • Post-Industrial Landscapes

    2018-10-21 14:00-15:00

    Alejandro Haiek is an architect and lecturer at the Umeå School of Architecture. Alejandro Haiek's lecture is based on his own work, focusing on reactivating abandoned urban spaces and dilapidated social areas.

     

  • Bolo Bolo Eternal Steps

    2018-10-26 11:00-14:00

    Performace: Bolo Bolo Eternal Steps by dancer and coreographer YoungSoon Cho Jaquet in Bildmuseets creative workshop. In collaboration with Norrlandsoperan.

     

  • Bolo Bolo Eternal Steps

    2018-10-27 13:00-16:00

    Performace: Bolo Bolo Eternal Steps by dancer and coreographer YoungSoon Cho Jaquet in Bildmuseets creative workshop. In collaboration with Norrlandsoperan.

     

  • Bolo Bolo Eternal Steps

    2018-10-28 13:00-16:00

    Performace: Bolo Bolo Eternal Steps by dancer and coreographer YoungSoon Cho Jaquet in Bildmuseets creative workshop. In collaboration with Norrlandsoperan.

     

  • Art Friday with DJ Thomas Hedlund,

    2018-11-02 17:00-21:00

    Art Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission. Guest-DJ this evening is Thomas Hedlund. This Friday also a "Walk and Talk" through the exhibitions at 19:00, if you like to discuss the art works with others. There is also a Creative Workshop in the Auditorium.

     

  • Art Friday and opening!

    2018-11-16 17:00-21:00

    Friday evening at Bildmuseet with two new exhibitions, talks, bar, and guest DJ. This Friday we are opening the large group exhibition "Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination" and "Pan African Unity Mural", Ângela Ferreira's first solo exhibition in Scandinavia. Free admission.

     

  • Artist Talk by Ângela Ferreira

    2018-11-18 14:00-15:00

    Artist Ângela Ferreira will talk in conjunction with her exhibition Pan African Unity Mural which is about the South African singer Miriam Makeba, exiled from her homeland for her anti apartheid stance.

     

  • Black in Umeå

    2018-11-25 14:00-15:00

    Talks on the correlation between power, the norms of whiteness and Swedishness and how these are manifest as discrimination and violence against black people today. This will be followed by a discussion on anti-black racism, organisation and participation in Umeå.