Earlier exhibitions

Open now: MFA Exhibition 2020

Annelen Røe, Cleaning Rocks and Road signs, 2020 (Video still)
21 Aug 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

New decade, new artists, new world: The exhibition MA2020 presents 21 individual art practices that have recently completed the Master of Fine Arts program at The Art Academy - Department of Contemporary Art (KMD).

Pablo Picasso. Suite 347

Pablo Picasso: 18. august 1968. © Succession Pablo Picasso / BONO 2019. Foto: Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design
19 Jun 2020 to 20 Sep 2020

Experience "the erotic suite" by Picasso at KODE 2 this summer! Suite 347 was executed by Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) at high speed in period of less than seven months.

The Pre-Raphaelites and the North

Edward Burne-Jones: «Lykkens hjul / The Wheel of Fortune» (1875)   Eier: Musée d'Orsay, Paris
21 Feb 2020 to 31 May 2020

The extravagant exhibition "Edward Burne-Jones: The Pre-Raphaelites and the North" includes monumental paintings, drawings and textiles overflowing with myths and wistful beauty, but also reveals the British artist´s influence on Scandinavian art and design.

A Dream of Community

Azar Alsharif, The Solution, 2019 (utsnitt/detail) foto: Dag Fosse/KODE
22 Nov 2019 to 12 Apr 2020

KODE Art Museums and Foreningen Trykkeriet marks the centenary of the Association of Norwegian Printmakers, with the exhibition «A Dream of Community».

H. Håkansson. One Hundred and One Pieces of a Tree

Detail from "One hundred and One Pieces of a Three (Norwegian Wood)" (foto: Dag Fosse)
15 Nov 2019 to 31 Aug 2020

Experience the site specific exhibition "Henrik Håkansson. One Hundred and One Pieces of a Tree (Norwegian Wood)" at KODE 4.

Last chance! The Annual Crafts Exhibition

Kadri Allekand: Inside a Cat, 2016. Hekleteknikk i ullgarn. 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 Aug 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 opened 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

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. 

FORCES – Dyrdal Kvasbø Tingleff

Marit Tingleff, Dyp grønn / Deep green, 2006. Blåleire med begitning, transparent glasur / Earthenware clay, slips, transparent glaze. 110x173x31 cm. (foto: Dag Fosse)
10 May 2019 to 15 Sep 2019

Exceptional in scale, FORCES - Dyrdal Kvasbø Tingleff presents a wide selection of works dating from the 2000s to the present day, created by three internationally renowned Norwegian artists: Kari Dyrdal, Torbjørn Kvasbø and Marit Tingleff.

Irma Salo Jæger – Works from the collections

Irma Salo Jæger, Utkast til et verdensflagg, 1972. © Irma Salo Jæger/BONO. Foto: Dag Fosse
6 Mar 2019 to 21 Apr 2019

Irma Salo Jæger (b. 1928) is represented with an exhibition of seven monumental works from the collection in 'Tårnsalen' at KODE 4 this spring – five of them purchased last year.

Helen Frankenthaler – Woodcuts

Helen Frankenthaler, Radius, 1993.  Nine-color woodcut © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / BONO / Tyler Graphic Ltd., Mount Kisco, NY
8 Feb 2019 to 21 Apr 2019

Helen Frankenthaler – Woodcuts: Prints and Proofs will be the first solo museum presentation of the late artist'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. 


Vanessa Baird, You Are Something Else, 2017 (detalj) Foto: Dag Fosse / KODE
9 Nov 2018 to 3 Feb 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.  Ole Jørgen Ness (b. 1961) is one of Norway’s foremost artists. This winter he is coming to KODE, where he will create a site-specific work on the floor of the Tower Room.