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Past Exhibitions

Performance Weekend
2022-09-16 2022-09-17

Bildmuseet presents a weekend with performance art inside, outside, and around Bildmuseet.

Live is Life / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
2022-04-29 2022-05-15

The exhibition marks the end of five years of studies in Fine Arts and a period of intense research and work.

Eva Koťátková / What Does a Turtle Feel Through the Carapace?
2022-04-08 2022-09-04

Empathy and the ability to put oneself in the situation of others is the theme of Eva Koťátková's exhibition.

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2022-03-19 2022-10-23

Original illustrations for Pija Lindenbaum's Vitvivan och Gullsippan – Swedish Picture Book of the Year 2021.

Iwo Myrin / Memories from the Taiga
2021-11-27 2022-04-17

Iwo Myrin’s motifs are drawn from the taiga, the geographical zone dominated by coniferous forest.

Zanele Muholi
2021-11-27 2022-05-08

Zanele Muholi (b. 1972, Durban, Sydafrika) is one of the most acclaimed photographers working today.

Bouchra Khalili / Stories within Stories
2021-10-16 2022-03-06

Bouchra Khalili's works contain stories about citizenship, colonialism, racism, vulnerability and resistance.

Architectures of Transition
2021-06-19 2022-04-03

The exhibition presents Nordic architects and projects that represent a shift in contemporary architecture.

Zineb Sedira
2021-06-19 2021-10-24

Zineb Sedira's solo exhibition at Bildmuseet talks about culture and resistance; time, place and identity.

Academy of Fine Arts' MFA Exhibition
2021-05-08 2021-05-23

The Academy of Fine Arts' degree exhibition at Bildmuseet marks the end of five years of studies in Fine Arts.

Peter Öhrnell / Paintings
2021-04-24 2021-11-07

Motifs at the interface between nature and culture, the zone in which the human habitat is shaped.

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2021-03-20 2021-09-26

"Kom dagen, kom natten" has been named Swedish Picture Book of the Year. Exhibition at Bildmuseet.

Naeem Mohaiemen / Jole Dobe Na
2021-02-20 2021-09-05

Naeem Mohaiemen’s film Jole Dobe Na (Those Who Do Not Drown) is a dreamlike story of loss and care.

Naeem Mohaiemen / Two Meetings and a Funeral
2021-02-20 2022-01-30

In the video work Two Meetings and a Funeral, Naeem Mohaiemen takes us back to the global political events...

Ground Control
2020-09-27 2021-04-11

The exhibition Ground Control explores connections between plants, politics and history.

Faith Ringgold
2020-08-27 2021-01-10

Throughout her artistic life, Faith Ringgold has been inspired by the civil rights movement and feminism.

Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Marathon
2020-08-27 2020-11-29

Marathon has been named the Swedish picture book of the year 2019 and will be honoured with the national...

Larissa Sansour / Heirloom
2020-08-27 2021-04-11

Larissa Sansour takes us to a dystopic future where the Earth has undergone an ecological collapse.

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts / Tools For The Future
2020-05-01 2020-05-17

Tools for the Future was planned to mark the end of five years of studies in free art and a period...

Design Matters
2019-11-15 2020-04-05

Design Matters presents objects and technologies that may soon become part of our everyday lives.

Ann Edholm / Tounge on the Tip
2019-11-15 2020-04-12

Ann Edholm wants her paintings to be experienced as an encounter with a human being, direct and physical.

Grada Kilomba / A World of Illusions
2019-10-11 2020-03-08

In Grada Kilomba’s film trilogy Illusions we encounter the well-known fables of Narcissus and Echo.

Animalesque / Art Across Species and Beings
2019-06-14 2019-10-20

The exhibition brings together an outstanding selection of artworks - film and video, drawing.

Meanwhile / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts MFA exhibition
2019-05-03 2019-05-19

The Academy of Fine Arts Master exhibition is the final exhibition of a two-year long process of intensive...

Carl Johan De Geer / The Big Misconception
2019-04-12 2019-09-15

Innovative, provocative and brilliantly versatile, Carl Johan De Geer has worked as a visual artist...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Come Home Laila
2019-03-15 2019-09-08

In springtime every year, a jury selects the best Swedish picture book amongst last year's releases...

Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination
2018-11-16 2019-04-07

Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space, time and motion – these are phenomena that fascinate scientists...

Ângela Ferreira / Pan African Unity Mural
2018-11-16 2019-05-19

Artist Ângela Ferreira (b. 1958 i Maputo/Mozambique and now based in Lisbon) focuses on traces...

William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time
2018-10-12 2019-03-17

The Refusal of Time is an evocative meditation on the nature of time. With allusions to Einstein's...

Room for Performance / Shift
2018-09-07 2018-09-09

Over an intense weekend at Bildmuseet and Norrlandsoperan, we fill our rooms with tought-provoking...

Jochen Lempert / Sudden Spring
2018-06-15 2018-10-21

Jochen Lempert (f. 1958, Germany) is a trained biologist and has been working as an artist since...

Eco-Visionaries
2018-06-15 2018-10-21

The works in Eco-Visionaries present alternative approaches to, and ideas about the relationship...

C.R.E.A.M. / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
2018-05-04 2018-05-20

This year’s exhibition by graduate students from the master’s programme at the Academy of Fine...

John Akomfrah / Purple
2018-04-13 2018-09-16

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah creates his most ambitious piece to date – an immersive...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2018-03-16 2018-09-09

Fågeln i mig flyger vart den vill [The Bird Within Flies Wherever It Wants] by Sara Lundberg is named...

Dada is Dada
2017-11-17 2018-05-20

Dada is Dada presents paintings, drawings, documents, photography, collages, objects, sound recordings...

Do Ho Suh / Passages
2017-11-17 2018-02-15

Artist Do Ho Suh investigates architecture as both physical and psychological rooms. In the large...

Amar Kanwar / The Sovereign Forest
2017-10-20 2018-03-11

In The Sovereign Forest, artist and film maker Amar Kanwar tells a story of exploitation and its...

Ana Mendieta / Covered in Time and History
2017-06-18 2017-10-22

Blood, fire, earth, water and her own body - Ana Mendieta's poetic and striking works from the 1970s...

Roger Metto / Cryosphere
2017-05-20 2017-10-29

In a certain sense, Roger Metto is a landscape painter. His imagery, however, has both representative...

Jumana Emil Abboud / The Horse, the Bird, the Tree and the Stone
2017-05-20 2017-09-17

Inspired by Palestinian folklore, Jumana Emil Abboud (b. 1971, Galilee) imparts new interpretations...

Fool's Gold / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
2017-05-06 2017-05-21

This year’s exhibition by graduate students from the master’s programme at the Umeå Academy...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2017-03-17 2017-10-08

The picture book Djur som ingen sett utom vi [Animals No One Has Seen Except Us] by illustrator...

Perpetual Uncertainty
2016-10-02 2017-04-16

An extensive exhibition of contemporary art in the nuclear anthropocene exploring the complexity...

Room for Performance
2016-09-13 2016-10-01

In collaboration with Vita Kuben, Bildmuseet invites to a rich programme of performance art. It offers...

Fouad Elkoury / The Greatest Day
2016-06-12 2016-09-05

In the video installation Le plus beau jour [The Greatest Day], photographer and film-maker Fouad...

Saara Ekström / Alchemy
2016-06-12 2016-09-05

Life and death, blooming and withering, attraction and repulsion challenge each other in Saara Ekström's...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts / Digging for Fire
2016-05-07 2016-05-22

This year’s exhibition by the graduate students from the master programme at Umeå Academy of...

Charles and Ray Eames
2016-04-17 2016-09-05

Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Together they...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2016-03-20 2016-08-28

The picture book "Småkrypsboll" [Bugball] by Tove Pierrou and Joanna Hellgren is recognised as...

Nisrine Boukhari / Wanderism is a State of Mind
2015-11-22 2015-03-27

Nisrine Boukhari’s art is inspired by psychogeography: theories about how geographical Environments...

Julio Le Parc / Lumière
2015-11-22 2016-04-17

Julio Le Parc experiments with the experience of art and its environment. Using simple, reflective...

The World was Flat
2015-11-22 2016-03-27

The world was flat, now it's round, and it will be a hologram. The exhibition The World was Flat shows...

John Akomfrah / Vertigo Sea
2015-10-25 2016-01-17

John Akomfrah's new three-screen film installation Vertigo Sea forms a meditation on man’s relationship...

Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam
2015-06-14 2015-11-01

The group exhibition Mien Meo Mieng presents video, painting, sculpture and installations by 14...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2015
2015-05-16 2015-05-31

The annual graduation exhibition of the students from Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. After five years...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2015-03-15 2015-08-30

The award for the best Swedish picture book of the year recognises the picture book as an artistic...

The Spaces Between
2015-02-22 2015-05-31

The Spaces Between addresses the social and economic reality that has taken shape in Cuba in recent...

Uglycute / Hamnmagasinet
2014-11-22 2014-12-07

During autumn 2014, the artists and architects collective Uglycute worked together with a group...

Campanas / Woods
2014-11-02 2015-02-08

The Brazilian design duo Fernando and Humberto Campana are known for their colourful, wilful...

Anders Sunna / Area Infected
2014-11-02 2015-02-01

For his painting, Anders Sunna gathers subject matter from history and his personal experience...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows
2014-11-02 2015-04-26

Artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer works with robot-controlled light and sound, radio waves, motion...

Geir Tore Holm / Fughetta
2014-10-12 2015-02-01

During the dark season, Geir Tore Holm presents a work of light in the Bildmuseet entrance hall...

FFB / Searching for Smooth Space
2014-09-07 2014-11-02

The Norwegian architect collective Felleskapsprosjektet å Fortette Byen works on location-specific...

Right is Wrong
2014-06-08 2014-10-12

The exhibition Right is Wrong / Four Decades of Chinese Art from the M+ Sigg Collection presents...

Carola Grahn / Vidderna ropa
2014-05-25 2014-09-07

This natural environment has taken over the terrace outside of Bildmuseet. There stands a dying pine...

Liselotte Wajstedt / The Lost One
2014-05-25 2014-09-07

In the installation The Lost One, Liselotte Wajstedt creates a tender narrative about her grandmother...

Contemporary Self-Portraits
2014-05-08 2014-06-08

Over a period of two years Bildmuseet has collaborated with Colleges of Art in Estonia, Finland, Ireland...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts / Cultural Capital
2014-05-03 2014-05-18

Bildmuseet has a long tradition of hosting the exhibition of the graduating master class from Umeå Academy...

Per Enoksson / The Forest in Me
2014-03-30 2014-06-15

Per Enoksson artistry includes both figurative and non-figurative art, and he is also working to develop...

Shahzia Sikander / Parallax
2014-03-30 2014-05-18

Bildmuseet is proud to present the first solo exhibition of Shahzia Sikander’s work in Scandinavia...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year
2014-03-16 2014-05-14

Anna Höglund's Om detta talar man endast med kaniner (Topics of which you only speak with rabbits) ...

Marja Helander / Silence
2014-02-23 2014-04-27

Marja Helander's works often revolve around her own identity in the borderland between Finnish...

Katarina Pirak Sikku / Nammaláhpán
2014-01-31 2014-04-20

Can sorrow be inherited? This is the question that artist Katarina Pirak Sikku asks in her Project...

Leonor Fini / Pourquoi pas?
2014-01-31 2014-05-11

Leonor Fini began her career in 1930s Paris, where she was part of the circle of the surrealists and...

Andreas Johansson / Place Position
2014-01-19 2014-02-16

Andreas Johansson's images of desolate, abandoned places, environments that we all feel that we recognize...

Thilo Frank /
2014-01-19 2014-03-16

Thilo Frank's poetic and playful installations givs the viewer an opportunity to explore their experiences...

Stéphane Couturier
2013-11-24 2014-01-05

Since the early 1990s, Stéphane Couturier has photographed buildings in large cities. He sees the...

Theatrical Fields
2013-09-29 2014-01-05

Theatrical Fields explores theatricality in performance, film and video. The exhibition presents video...

Owl Project
2013-08-15 2013-09-15

Inspired by woodwork, hobby electronics and open source technology Owl Project creates innovative...

Jacob Hashimoto / Superabundant Atmosphere
2013-06-02 2013-10-13

Jacob Hashimoto’s artwork embodies his fascination with the intersections of painting and sculpture...

Agnès Varda
2013-06-02 2013-08-18

Already with her first film, Agnès Varda (b. 1928) established herself as an important figure in French...

Felice Varini / Nine Arcs Dancing
2013-05-19 2014-01-05

Felice Varini uses architecture and the space he is in as a starting point when creating his site-specific...

Comics of the North
2013-05-18 2013-10-13

Comic books are an independent artistic expression that combines literature, art and visual storytelling….

Academy of Fine Arts / Farewell, my Lovely
2013-05-04 2013-05-19

Bildmuseet has a long tradition of arranging an annual exhibition for the graduating class from the...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Molly & Sus
2013-03-16 2013-05-05

Klara Persson’s Molly & Sus has been named the best Swedish picture book of 2012...

Reynier Leyva Novo / El polvo, la sangre, el sueño común
2013-02-24 2013-05-26

With a great interest in the history of his country, Reynier Leyva Novo explores, questions and stages...

Rawiya / She who tells a story
2013-02-24 2013-05-19

Rawiya is a group of female photographers from the Middle East that work on the subject of human...

Soviet Mythology in Latvian Art
2013-01-27 2013-04-21

Soviet Mythology in Latvian Art is an exhibition of paintings and sculptures from the period 1945-1985....

Daniel Canogar / Quadratura
2013-01-27 2013-04-21

The rapid technical development of the film medium is an inspiration for the Spanish artist Daniel Canogar...

Signs of Conflict
2012-12-16 2013-02-03

The exhibition Signs of Conflict displays political posters that were produced by the various factions...

Threads / A Mobile Sewing Circle
2012-12-15 2013-01-06

Threads / A Mobile Sewing Circle is an exhibition and workshop created by its participants. The exhibition...

Eve Morgenstern / Facades of Crises
2012-11-18 2013-01-20

Over the past two years photographer and filmmaker Eve Morgenstern has been working for the...

Communitas
2012-11-18 2013-02-10

Communitas provides examples of artists’ and architects’ visionary ideas about possible future cities...

Francesco Jodice / Spectaculum Spectatoris
2012-11-16 2012-12-09

Spectaculum Spectatorisis the archive of Italian artist Fracesco Jodices of today’s museum visitors...

Henning Larsen Architects
2012-10-28 2012-11-25

Danish Henning Larsen Architects has offices in several cities and projects in over twenty locations..

Dayanita Singh / The adventures of a photographer
2012-10-14 2013-01-13

Dayanita Singh is one of India’s most influential photographers. Her magical visual essays are now...

Nanna Johansson / Comics
2012-10-14 2012-12-02

In her satirical images and texts Nanna Johansson pokes fun at stereotypical gender roles and ideals...

Disobedience Archive / The Parliament
2012-06-20 2012-09-09

Disobedience Archive (The Parliament) is a user’s guide to the geography of civil disobedience, from...

Björn Berg / Not a Day Without a Line Drawn
2012-06-20 2012-09-02

Björn Berg (1923-2008) is the artist behind some of Sweden's best known and most beloved book...

Kirunatopia / In the Shadows of the Future
2012-06-20 2020-10-28

A group exhibition of artworks emerging from the diverse and transforming location of Kiruna, the...

Mario Merz / What Is to Be Done
2012-06-20 2012-09-30

Mario Merz was associated with Arte Povera, a group of Italian artists in the 1960s who turned away...

Umeå Institute of Design / What if ...
2012-05-19 2012-06-06

Umeå Institute of Design's exhibition What if ... is about collaboration, innovation, user-centered...

Umeå School of Architecture / Work in Progress
2012-05-19 2012-06-06

In the exhibition Work in Progress, Umeå School of Architecture gives an insight into how structure...

Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Eva Lindström's Apan och jag
2012-05-19 2012-06-10

Eva Lindström’s Apan och jag [Monkey and Me] received the honorable mention as best Swedish...

Academy of Fine Arts / Twenty Twelve (as we know it)
2012-05-19 2012-06-06

Twenty Twelve (As We Know It) is the title of Umeå Academy of Fine Arts’ graduation exhibition 2012....

Bildmuseet 30 Years!
2011-09-25 2011-11-20

For 30 years Bildmuseet has produced and shown lots of big, small, wonderful, challenging and high...

Tracey Rose / Waiting for God
2011-09-25 2011-11-20

Waiting for God is the South African artist's first large scale solo exhibition with a selection of works...

Spare Time
2011-06-06 2011-09-04

The Spare Time exhibition explores the concept of spare time and the impact of recreational activities…

Edith Marie Pasquier / 13 983 birds
2011-06-06 2011-09-04

London based artist Edith Marie Pasquier works with moving image, photography, sound and text...

Everybody is Entitled to Security
2011-06-06 2011-09-04

The exhibition is the result of the second year of the Kulturverket project Where's the Art in Research?

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2011
2011-05-07 2011-05-22

Once again the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts fills Bildmuseet with two degree exhibition shows. In...

See Chemistry
2011-02-19 2011-04-25

Nature and life's smallest building blocks often form beautiful patterns. The images are also an important...

Walid Raad / Miraculous Beginnings
2011-02-19 2011-04-25

Bildmuseet presents the first major Swedish exhibition of US-Lebanese artist, Walid Raad. One of...

The new Bildmuseet at Umeå Arts Campus
2010-12-04 2011-01-30

In the spring of 2012 Bildmuseet will move to a new building situated on Umeå Arts Campus by the Umeå river...

Ingo Vetter / Motor Show
2010-11-21 2011-01-30

For the last ten years Ingo Vetter has visited Detroit regularly for research, artistic production...

Anneli Furmark / Mindmap
2010-11-21 2011-01-30

A modest still life is often the starting point in Anneli Furmark’s watercolour paintings...

Sara Jordenö / Diamond people – Instructions for a Film
2010-11-21 2011-01-30

The diamond factory in Robertsfors is the starting point in Sara Jordenö's project Diamond People...

Zineb Sedira / Under the Sky and Over the Sea
2010-09-19 2010-10-31

Dreamlike imagery and elaborate soundscapes characterize the work visual artist Zineb Sedira...

eNORMt – a Photo Project
2010-06-20 2010-07-04

The exhibition eNORMt is the result of an educational project that has been going on during the spring...

Everybody is Entitled
2010-06-06 2010-09-05

What’s important for your life to be a good life? Kulturverket asked children in Sweden and Italy and...

Pia Arke / Tupilakosaurus
2010-06-06 2010-09-05

With the premature death of Greenlandic-Danish artist Pia Arke (1958-2007), the Nordic region lost...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2010
2010-05-08 2010-05-23

The Master’s Programme of Fine Arts exhibition Making Public presents the works of the newly...

Liselott Wajstedt / Árvas och Faces
2010-03-06 2010-03-14

Árvas - A woman finds colourful companionship on her drive through the bleak and magical landscape...

Lost and Found – Queerying the Archive
2010-01-31 2010-04-25

How can we create an archive of the private memories of gender, love and sexuality that have been...

Maria Miesenberger
2009-10-04 2010-01-17

This autumn Bildmuseet is offering a large-scale presentation of the work of Maria Miesenberger...

Open Source Embroidery
2009-06-06 2009-09-20

The Open Source Embroidery exhibition presents artworks that use embroidery and code as a tool...

Oscar Muñoz
2009-06-06 2009-09-20

Oscar Muñoz is internationally recognized and one of today’s most prominent artists from the Americas...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2009
2009-05-10 2009-05-24

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts opens two degree exhibitions at Bildmuseet: It's About Time...

Magnus Bard /Drawing the Present
2009-02-22 2009-04-26

Artist and illustrator Magnus Bard, wellknown from his pointed and thought-provoking political satires...

Florian Zeyfang / Slow Narration Moving Still
2009-02-22 2009-04-26

An extensive engagement with experimental film and video characterizes the work of German artist...

Britta Marakatt-Labba / Cosmos
2009-02-22 2009-04-26

Bildmuseet presents Britta Marakatt-Labba in the most ambitious exhibition, Cosmos, to date with...

The Map / Navigating the Present
2008-10-12 2009-02-08

The Map / Navigating the Present is a genuinely trans-disciplinary and intercultural event engaging...

Urban Concerns / Amy Franceschini / Nearest Nature
2008-09-06 2008-09-21

Artist and designer Amy Franceschini is presenting Nearest Nature, a workshop and an exhibition exploring...

Jean-François Boclé / I Did Not Discover America
2008-06-08 2008-09-21

The first more comprehensive European survey presentation of the oeuvre of Jean-François Boclé….

Nomad by Heart / Contemporary Art from Mongolia and Sweden
2008-06-08 2008-08-24

Modern notions of nomadic cultures unite the works of 18 artists that are shown in the exhibition...

Urban Concerns / Jewyo Rhii / Lie on the Han River
2008-06-08 2008-09-21

South-Korean artist Jewyo Rhii allows us to meet the people of the city Seoul moving around the river Han...

Academy of Fine Arts Graduate Show 2008
2008-05-10 2008-05-25

This spring, the Academy of Fine Arts is offering two degree exhibitions for the first time...

Urban Concerns / Anthea Moys
2008-04-27 2008-05-25

An exhibition from South African artist Anthea Moys, who through performance works raises questions...

Urban Concerns / Mella Jaarsma
2008-03-09 2008-04-20

An exhibition by the Dutch-Indonesian artist Mella Jaarsma who explores questions concerning cultural ident...

Joachim Schmid / Photoworks 1982–2007
2008-02-03 2008-04-27

Berlin based artist Joachim Schmid does not photograph himself. Nevertheless, few people have...

Rosa Barba / Outwardly from Earth’s Center
2008-02-03 2008-04-27

The short film Outwardly from Earth’s Center by the German-Italian filmmaker and artist, Rosa Barba...

Yod Burrow and the mix-up of Chaste City
2007-11-25 2008-01-20

In connection with the exhibition Game Art a group of students at the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå...

Ursula Biemann
2007-11-25 2008-01-20

Ursula Biemann, an artist, theorist and curator, has in recent years produced a considerable body...

Game Art
2007-11-25 2008-01-20

Computer games are one of today's leading popular cultural product. The exhibition Game Art shows...

VIETPRINTS / Graphic Works from Hanoi - Vietnam
2007-10-20 2007-10-28

In this exhibition, VIETPRINTS, works in various graphic techniques, by five Vietnamese artists...

Anneke Eussen
2007-09-16 2007-11-11

With drawing and sculpture as instruments, the Dutch artist Anneke Eussen creates and explores...

Veronica Brovall
2007-09-16 2007-11-11

Association-rich sculptures of everyday materials in monumental formats characterise Veronica Brovall’s...

Isaac Julien / True North
2007-09-16 2007-11-11

Isaac Julien’s video art combines astute political practice with sensual richness and poetic complexity.

Paola Yacoub Michel Lasserre / Newsletter, Fuseki
2007-09-16 2007-11-11

Since 2002, Paola Yacoub Michel Lasserre’s work in progress Newsletter examines and comments...

Skate Culture
2007-06-03 2007-09-09

Skate Culture is a major exhibition about one of the most high-profile subcultures of our time...

Jens Assur / I Can See the World from Here
2007-06-03 2007-09-09

Photographer Jens Assur spent a few weeks during the past year living in student housing in Umeå...

As Serious as Your Life
2007-06-03 2007-09-02

In the photography exhibition As Serious as Your Life, three young photographers based in London...

The Academy of Fine Arts / Project ‘07; The exhibition
2007-05-05 2007-05-20

Under the title Project ‘07”: The exhibition the works of 15 newly graduated artists from their five years...

USSR in Construction / Graphic form in the early Soviet Union
2007-02-04 2007-04-22

The exhibition USSR in Construction / Graphic form in the early Soviet Union takes a closer look at Russian...

Lukas Einsele / One Step Beyond – The Mine Revisited
2007-02-04 2007-04-22

In One Step Beyond – The Mine Revisited, Lukas Einsele examines the worldwide phenomenon of the landmine...

Contemporary Arab Representations. The Iraqi Equation
2006-11-05 2007-01-21

Iraq is in focus at Bildmuseet. In November, part 3 of Contemporary Arab Representations will be presented...

Behold the brain!
2006-09-03 2006-10-22

Scientists claim that we have discovered more about the human brain during the last ten years...

Anné Olofsson / This Is Who I Am Me and You Naked Light of Day
2006-06-11 2006-08-20

Processes of identification, identities and their dissolution are examinated in the art of Anneè Olofsson.

Japanese Tatoo by the master Horiyoshi III
2006-06-11 2006-08-20

Tattoo art in Japan has a long tradition. Increasingly popular both here and Asia, it links art history...

Mats Caldeborg and Thomas Tidholm / Ensligheter
2006-06-11 2006-08-20

Mats Caldeborg likes to link his objects and sculptures to nature. The objects are created from found...

Konst som nu, ungefär
2006-05-20 2006-05-28

Experimental Contemporary Art by 13- and 14-year-olds from primary schools in Umeå...

Pasi Välimaa / Du som skapat jord och vatten, hela dagen halva natten…
2006-05-13 2006-05-19

During one week, Umeå residents have the opportunity to take part in widely different textile projects...

YOUMEA / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
2006-05-13 2006-05-28

YOUMEÅ is the title of this year's graduation exhibition at Umeå Academy of Arts. After five years of study...

We Invite All
2006-03-26 2006-04-02

What happened to the idea of the welfare state in Sweden? Do people still believe in the values of the com...

Nanna Hänninen / New Works and Pertti Kekarainen / TILA-Series
2006-02-05 2006-05-01

Two of Finland's leading photographers are exhibiting at Bildmuseet. Nanna Hänninen and Pertti Kekarainen.

Nathalie Latham / Sleeping Angels
2006-02-05 2006-05-01

With a sense of the present and with a reduced tempo, Nathalie Latham follows sleeping commuters....

Susan Meiselas / Nicaragua: Re-Framing History and Cecilia Parsberg / A Heart from Jenin
2006-02-05 2006-05-01

The two photographic projects by photographer Susan Meiselas and by the Swedish artist Cecilia Parsberg...

Christina McPhee / Carrizo Quartet – Video Suite
2005-12-13 2006-01-22

The Carrizo Quartet is the video portion of a multimedia project by Christina McPhee, Carrizo Parkfield...

Ego-projektet Hagaskolan i Umeå kommun
2005-12-03 2005-12-11

Egoprojektet (The Ego project) is the first major image project in Umeå that involves preschool up to high...

People of the North / Anthropological conceptions of the 19th and 20th centuries
2005-11-13 2006-01-22

The exhibition, and its accompanying publication, People of the North examines the conquest and...

Berni Searle
2005-09-18 2006-01-22

Berni Searle is one of Soth Africas most interesting artsit within contemporary art.

Weltsprache Fußball / Planet Football
2005-08-21 2005-09-18

Man is the central focus of the exhibition Weltsprache Fußball / Planet Football...

Umeå Institute of Design / Degree Exhibition 2005
2005-06-04 2005-06-11

New industrial designs from different parts of the world. The exhibition contains a total of 37 works

Rien - Is That All?
2005-05-29 2005-08-28

Conceptions of the world, life destinies, stories and memories are explored in Veli Granö's and Tuovi...

Dispatched / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2005
2005-04-30 2022-05-15

Dispatched is the title of Umeå Academy of Arts' graduation exhibition in 2005.

Body and the self / About expressing, search and develop through images and theraphy
2005-04-30 2005-05-15

Painting to be Healthy. About expressing, search and develop through images and theraphy.

Rock carvings, language and environment / Digital images
2005-04-30 2005-09-18

Rock carvings, language and environment is a pioneering project in which, aided by new technology...

Thielska Galleriet at Bildmuseet
2005-02-27 2005-04-24

Swedish art from the turn of the century 1900.

Half Being, Half Flow / Elin Wikström
2005-02-27 2005-04-24

In her work Half Being, Half Flow, the artist Elin Wikström has thought about the global world market

Unstable / New Directions in Swedish Photography,1990-2004
2005-02-06 2005-04-24

Unstable presents a survey of contemporary Swedish photography from the late 1990s to the present...

It is Hard to Touch the Real
2005-02-06 2005-03-28

It is Hard to Touch the Real is a comprehensive compilation of contemporary video art.

Green Light
2004-11-20 2004-12-05

The exhibition Green Light has its starting point in the works of the artists Fia Stina Sandlund, Gisela...

Maya Eizin Öijer / Works 1980 - 2004
2004-10-31 2005-01-09

Girl with bow in a threatening landscape. White water lilies in rich forest star. In Maya Eizin Öijers...

Arne Isacsson / Water-Colour Painter and Educator
2004-10-31 2005-01-23

Arne Isacsson has contributed to renewing interest in watercolor painting in the Nordic region.

Camille Normet / Drift Glass & Knut Åsdam / Filter City
2004-09-05 2004-10-17

Camille Norment (b 1970, USA) and Knut Åsdam (b 1968, Norway) work at the junction where film...

Rune Hassner / Photography
2004-09-05 2004-10-17

Rune Hassner was a leading opinion maker for Swedish photography, and his ideas have influenced...

Umeå Institute of Design / Degree exhibition 2004
2004-06-06 2004-06-13

The Umeå Institute of Design Degree Exhibition opens, this year for the first time at Bildmuseet.

Hilma af Klint / Geometry and Spirituality
2004-06-06 2004-10-17

Bildmuseet is exhibiting a selection of paintings and drawings by Hilma af Klint from 1906 to 1933.

Jane & Louise Wilson / Videoinstallations
2004-06-06 2004-08-29

The twin sisters Jane and Louise Wilson work with video installations and photography.

Sol Morén and Jonas Holmberg / Divan
2004-06-06 2004-08-29

The Divan installation comprises a room furnished only with a divan - a reconstruction of a classical...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2004 / Umeå!
2004-05-08 2004-05-23

Graduating students at the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå exhibit their degree projects after five years...

Juan Maidagan and Dolores Zinny / Garden Concluded
2004-04-18 2004-05-23

In their installations and objects Dolores Zinny and Juan Maidagan deal with the perception and experience...

Same, same but different
2004-02-08 2004-05-02

Three resourceful and inventive artistic practices – Marja Helander, Geir Tore Holm, Lena Stenberg...

Contemporary Arab Representations: Cairo
2004-02-08 2004-04-04

Join us for the second part of Contemporary Arab Representations. Now with destination Cairo.

Aernout Mik / Video Works
2003-11-09 2004-01-25

Aernout Mik (1962) is one of today's leading artists, an innovator of video art and a subtle and perceptive...

Emil Heilborn / Photography 1922 -1948
2003-11-09 2004-01-25

Emil Heilborn was the photographer of advertizing whose images are characterized by high artistic integrity...

Lars Pirak / The One Who Walks Around the Reindeer Herd
2003-11-09 2004-01-25

Solo show with this very wellknown Sami artist, born 1932. Sculptures, paintings, drawings and more...

Finnish Symbolism / Painting 1890-191
2003-11-09 2004-01-25

In the exhibition Finnish Symbolism / Painting 1890-1910, Bildmuseet shows one of the most significant...

White Flight - Man to Man - Kap Atlantis / A Trilogy by Mats Hjelm
2003-09-14 2003-10-26

Fall season's first exhibit is a video trilogy by Swedish artist Mats Hjelm, born 1959. Having already...

Overview / Highlights from the collections of Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
2003-06-01 2003-10-26

Bildmuseet is pleased to present a comprehensive exhibition with important works from the collection...

Moderna Museet c/o Bildmuseet / Dada and Surrealism
2003-05-18 2003-08-31

The exhibition, Moderna Museet c/o BildMuseet / Dada and Surrealism, is comprised of about fifty Swedish...

Graffiti
2003-05-04 2003-05-18

A project about graffiti as expression. With graffiti artists: Ruskig, Daniel Diaz, Hotel, Plåster, Ångest...

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2003
2003-05-03 2003-05-08

Graduating students at the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå exhibit their degree projects after five years...

Hanoi - Umeå
2003-05-03 2003-05-03

Bildmuseet presents an exhibition of contemporary Vietnamese painting by twelve artists active in Hanoi.

Contemporary Arabic Representations: Beirut / Libanon
2003-02-09 2003-04-21

Contemporary Arab Representations unites a selection of artists, writers, film-makers and architects...