Ongoing exhibitions

The Annual Crafts Exhibition

Øyvind Suul: Grayscape (variasjon #3), 2019. Steingodsleire og bly. Foto: Dag Fosse / KODE
11 Oct 2019 to 5 Jan 2020

"The Annual Exhibition by the Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts" (NK) is the largest yearly showcase for Norwegian contemporary crafts and was first held in 1975.

New work: Lawrence Weiner

Lawrence Weiner, Brakt ned til like under / Brought Down to Just Below, 2019, Language + material referred to, Lysverket, KODE 4. (foto: Dag Fosse)
9 Sep 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

KODE gets a site spesific sculptural piece by the american artist Lawrence Weiner in and at the "Lysverket" building, KODE 4. First part of the work is opened at 9 September. 

Edvard Munchs photography

Edvard Munch med briller, foran to akvareller og «Stående dame med samojed» II - Self-Portrait in the Front of Two Watercolours at Ekely II - 1930. Munchmuseet (utsnitt).
6 Sep 2019 to 19 Jan 2020

Edvard Munch (1863-1944) was one of the first artists to take “selfies.” He pursued photography as an experimental medium and himself as an experimental subject. "The experimental self. Edvard Munch's photography" presentes a wide selection of photographs and films by Munch. 

Munch. There are Worlds Within Us

Edvard Munch, Selvportrett med sigarett / Self portrait with Cigarette, 1895. Nasjonalmuseet (utsnitt).
6 Sep 2019 to 19 Jan 2020

This autumn Bergen will be the world’s “Munch-capital”. The exhibition “Edvard Munch. There are Worlds Within Us” is a rare meeting of four of the largest Munch collections in the world.   

Bergen Assembly 2019

Lorenza Böttner, Untitled, no date.
5 Sep 2019 to 10 Nov 2019

Bergen Assembly is an international art event taking place every three years in Bergen. Parts of this year's main exhibition is presented at KODE 1.  This edition of the triennal, titled Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead, is conceived by a core group of twelve curators, artists, theorists and activists. 

The Singer Collection

Spilledåse i sølv, trolig fransk, 1700-tallet. Foto: Dag Fosse / KODE
23 May 2017 to 16 May 2020

Welcome to an eclectic artist’s home and a distinctive collection.

NIKOLAI ASTRUP. Out of the Shadows

Nikolai Astrup, Rabarbra, 1911-1921.
3 Mar 2017 to 12 Jan 2020

The exhibition sheds light on how the darkness of night and the mystique of childhood were important sources of inspiration for Nikolai Astrup.

Rasmus Meyer Collection

4 May 2013 to 31 Dec 2020

A delightful wander through Norwegian highlights, and one of the finest collections of art by Edvard Munch.

International Modernism

19 May 2012 to 29 Dec 2019

Highlights from the collections on international modernism.

The Childrens Art Museum

8 Sep 2011 to 31 Dec 2020

KunstLab is KODE's Art Museum for children of all ages where visitors are free to explore the world of art through play and experimentation.

The Silver Treasure

Foto: Dag Fosse / KODE
7 May 2010 to 31 Dec 2020

Beautiful objects in gold and silver, made in Bergen over the course of 500 years.

Bergen and the world. 1400-1900

Anders Askevold (1834-1900), Tun i en bondegård, 1860.
1 Jan 2010 to 1 Dec 2020

The oldest art in KODE’s collections tells fascinating stories about Europe and Norway.