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Guided tours

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Public tours

Experience Kunstnernes Hus together with knowledgeable guides who can bring the art to life while providing a topical and educational perspective. Our tours will give both an artistic and intellectual boost to those who want to learn more about the exhibitions, the artists and the artworks displayed in the building. Public tours of our exhibitions take place every Sunday at 2pm. We organise tours in both English and Norwegian for our temporary exhibitions, and tours focusing on the building’s architecture and history. Check our Events page or contact us for more details on the upcoming tours.

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Private tours

Private tours can been booked in our temporary exhibitions. A private tour can always be combined with a reservation at our restaurant, or when you rent a space in the building.

Duration40-60 min
Participants30 max
Price within opening hours1.500,- per group and half the price of tickets per person
Outside opening hours2.500,- per group and half the price of tickets per person
LanguagesNorwegian, English, French, Polish and Serbo-Croatian Languages
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Family tours

Kunstnernes Hus arranges family tours on selected Saturdays, making it possible for children and adults to explore the exhibitions or the building’s architecture together. After the tours, both children and adults can express themselves at Atelier Felix, where visual artist Annika Simonsson offers workshops linked to the exhibitions. The tour and workshop last approximately two hours in total.

The family tours are included in the entrance fee and are free for children. For information on the next family tour, check the “Children and Family” programme on our website and on Facebook.


Baby tours

We arrange baby tours with subsequent workshop and gathering at Atelier Fox on one particular Wednesday during the exhibition period. The baby tours are for adults with children under the age of two. The tour starts at 1pm and ends with a presentation of a workshop task at Atelier Felix. The space is perfect for toddlers, letting them socialise so that they can get to know each other as well.

The tour and workshop are included in the entrance fee and there is no need to book in advance. Those who wish may use buggies during the tour. Atelier Felix does not have a lift, so for this part we suggest carrying the child or wearing a baby sling. We also put down mats that the children can lie/crawl on at Atelier Felix. Check the “Children and Family” programme on our website and on Facebook for more information.

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Senior tours

We organise tours for seniors in our exhibition spaces in collaboration Den kulturelle spaserstokken. The tours are every second Tuesday at 11am during an exhibition period. The tours are announced through our website as well as on Facebook.

The aim of Den kulturelle spaserstokken is to increase art and culture experiences for seniors, in a way that they are presented with various offers on cultural arenas, senior homes, senior centres, and so on. The content of such offer shall reflect the diverse group of seniors living in the city.

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Artists presenting artists

Another type of public tour is when we invite artists to talk about their own or another artist's practice in our exhibitions, based on their personal and artistic standpoint. Check the Events page on our website where the next tour will be announced.

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Steinar Haga Kristensen and Hilmar Fredriksen show Mari Slaattelid in June 2020.