Ongoing and upcoming exhibitions

Helen Frankenthaler – Woodcuts: Prints and Proofs

Helen Frankenthaler, Radius, 1993. AP 4/8 Nine-color woodcut from 6 blocks of lauan mahogany plywood, basswood, and walnut, on white TGL handmade paper, 71.8 x 71.8 cm © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / BONO / Tyler Graphic Ltd., Mount Kisco NY
8 Feb 2019 to 21 Apr 2019

Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) has long been recognized as one of the leading American artists of the twentieth century. Helen Frankenthaler – Woodcuts: Prints and Proofs will be the first solo museum presentation of Frankenthaler’s work in Norway. 

Lars Hertervig – Works from the collection

Lars Hertervig, To ryttere, udatert.
30 Nov 2018 to 1 Aug 2019

Lars Hertervig (1830–1902) is a major figure in the history of Norwegian art, a landscape painter whose work inspires admiration and wonder. A small selection of works on paper by Hertervig is now at display in KODE 3. 


9 Nov 2018 to 3 Mar 2019

With lashings of decorative dirt, sex and death, Vanessa Baird has emerged as an uncompromising voice in Norwegian contemporary art.

Ole Jørgen Ness. Flat Acrylic

Ole Jørgen Ness i Tårnsalen
3 Nov 2018 to 22 Feb 2019

Experience a site-specific work by the artist Ole Jørgen Ness in the Tower Room. All visitors recieve a ticket that gives access to follow the process from start to end. 

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.