Ongoing and upcoming exhibitions

Henrik Håkansson

Henrik Håkansson, Installation view, ‘A Forest Divided’, Lunds Konsthall.  Courtesy the artist & Galleria Franco Noero. (foto: Terje Östling)
1 Mar 2019

The installation «A Hundred Pieces of a Tree (Norwegian Woods" by the Swedish artist Henrik Håkansson is postponed to March 2019.


Vanessa Baird, You are something else, 2017. Foto: Christina Leithe H./Kunstnernes hus
9 Nov 2018 to 3 Mar 2019

Vanessa Baird has distinguished herself as one of the strongest and most uncompromising voices in contemporary Norwegian art.

Mette Hellenes & Vanessa Baird

Kyklopsommer, 2016.  © Mette Hellenes
9 Nov 2018 to 3 Feb 2019

Parallel to the exhibition “You are something else”, KODE launch an exhibition of drawings and watercolours by Mette K. Hellenes and Vanessa Baird.

Ole Jørgen Ness. Flat Acrylic

Denne vinteren kan du følge kunstneren Ole Jørgen Ness i arbeidet med et stedsspesifikt verk i Tårnsalen.
3 Nov 2018 to 24 Feb 2019

Follow the artist Ole Jørgen Ness as he creates a site-specific work in the Tower Room. The process will last four months.

Ed Ruscha. VERY

Ed Ruscha, Standard Station, 1966. UBS Art Collection ©Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian.
14 Sep 2018 to 16 Dec 2018

With his iconic interpretations of American society throughout the past five decades, Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) stands firm as one of the leading postwar artists of our time. This autumn you can experience a selection of his works at KODE, in collaboration with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

Therese Christensen

Therese Christensen, Afternoon Signals II, serie II, 2015.
22 Jun 2018 to 21 Oct 2018

Friday 22 June - The exhibition “Therese Christensen – Afternoon Signals” opens in the Tower Room, KODE 4.

Place to be lost

Gitte Jungersen, Place to be Lost, 2011
23 May 2018 to 30 Sep 2018

Our troubled world forms the backdrop of this exhibition, presenting recent works from the collection.

J.C. Dahl. The Power of Nature

4 May 2018 to 7 Oct 2018

J.C. Dahl (1788–1857) was Norway’s first painter of international stature. The exhibition "The Power of Nature" is the largest presentation of Dahl in 30 years and displays a selection of 200 masterpieces.

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 31 Dec 2019

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

Dream Dust

17 Apr 2015 to 31 Aug 2019

The exhibition Dream Dust is an invitation to explore the dreams of adults and children, but is also a tribute to picture books as works of art.

Rasmus Meyer Collection and Munch

Edvard Munch
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.