News from Umeå Arts Campus

Dada is Dada – New Exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2017-11-08
"Dada is Dada" presents paintings, drawings, documents, photography, collages, objects, sound recordings, and films from one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. The exhibition opens at Bildmuseet on Friday evening 17 November.

Do Ho Suh’s first solo exhibition in Scandinavia

2017-11-08
On Friday 17 November, Bildmuseet will open a solo exhibition of the works of artist Do Ho Suh, his first in Scandinavia. The museum’s top floor will be taken up entirely by a large installation of his transparent fabric structures. The exhibition also includes video works and drawings in which the ...

Opening at Bildmuseet: Amar Kanwar / The Sovereign Forest

2017-10-05
On Friday 20 October at 19:00 Bildmuseet opens a large exhibition by recognised artist and filmmaker Amar Kanwar. The Sovereign Forest is a poetic response to the conflict over land and the resistance of local communities in the Indian state of Odisha.

The Telegraph: Bildmuseet – one of the worlds most incredible museums

2017-09-18
The Telegraph names Bildmuseet one of 42 incredible museums to visit in your lifetime. Only two Nordic museums are on the list, except Bildmuseet also Louisiana Museum of Art outside of Köpenhamn. Among the listed museums are also MoMA and Guggenheim in New York, Louvren in Paris, Design Museum in L...

Summer Opening at Bildmuseet 18 June

2017-06-01
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. Welcome to a press preview on Thursday 15 June 10 am, of the largest presentation of Mendieta's artistry shown in Sweden to ...

Roger Metto / Cryosphere

2017-05-09
On Saturday 20 May, Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the Umeå Arts Campus. Two new exhibitions are opened, one of them beeing Roger Mettos Cryosphere, with paintings of magnificent mountain ranges and deep valleys rendered in an intense range of colours.

Jumana Emil Abboud / The Horse, The Bird, The Tree and The Stone

2017-05-09
On Saturday 20 May, Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the Umeå Arts Campus. Two new exhibitions are opened, one of them beeing Jumana Emil Abboud / The Horse, The Bird, The Tree and The Stone – from small-scale works to monumental wall paintings, sound works and video installations inspired by Palest...

2017 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2017-04-25
This year's exhibition by graduate students from the master's programme at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts is entitled Fool's Gold. It opens at Bildmuseet on Saturday 6 May. Welcome to a press preview on Thursday 4 May at 10:00.

Art and design most highly ranked

2017-03-10
Seven subjects at Umeå University are placed on the charts of the international QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. Just like last year, the University’s art and design were ranked highest, in the top 100 even.

The sky is the limit for new low-cost 3D printer

2017-03-07
Sliperiet at Umeå Arts Campus is in the process of making a 3D printed Tower of Babel using a novel hanging printer. This offers a low-cost solution and increased flexibility to print large volumes.

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