Earlier exhibitions

Paul Cézanne: Masterpieces

Cézanne. Mesterverk fra The Courtauld.
16 Jul 2021 to 10 Oct 2021

Experience great works of art in an intimate setting: For the first time a number of masterpieces by Cézanne will be shown in Norway.

Arvid Pettersen: On View

Fra utstillingen Arvid Pettersen: Til skue i KODE 2. Foto: Dag Fosse / KODE
29 May 2021 to 12 Sep 2021

This May, KODE launches the first large retrospective presentation of Norwegian artist Arvid Pettersen’s work. The exhibition “On View” encompasses more than 60 works from five decades, with an emphasis on the 1980s and recent works.

Marit Følstad: Akashic Field

8 May 2021 to 22 Aug 2021

In the series of contemporary projects created for KODE, Marit Følstad (b. 1969) takes over the Stenersen Room with a process-oriented work developed over the course of several years. 

Program for KODE 4 takeover

Alt Går Bra. Foto: Thor Brødreskift
2 Feb 2021 to 15 Aug 2021

This spring we are reopening the doors to KODE 4, this time with an entirely new and dynamic content.

Thomas Pihl: Sight Specific

Thomas Pihl, Uten tittel #9, 2018, Akryl på lerret.
23 Jan 2021 to 2 May 2021

KODE launches the New Year with an exhibition of Thomas Pihl. The exhibition ”Sight Specific” is the first retrospective presentation of Thomas Pihl, featuring both older and more recent works.

Private Eyes: American postmodern art

Steven Parrino, Death in America # 5, 2003 © The Steven Parrino Estate
2 Oct 2020 to 20 Dec 2020

Opening Friday 2 October: Experience American postmodern art at KODE this fall.

Knag: Crafted furniture from Bergen

Salongskap i art nouveau-stil (detalj), mahogni med intarsia, ca.1910, Deponert hos KODE.
18 Sep 2020 to 24 Jan 2021

Bergen once had an active set of cabinetmakers, artisans who made wood furniture, and the greatest of them was the firm Chr. Knag. This winter you can experience impressive craftsmanship and design at KODE in the exhibition “Knag – Crafted furniture from Bergen”. 

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.

Jeannette Christensen: Interruptions

Jeannette Christensen, Woman Interrupted (Meili), videostill, 2018
2 Jun 2020 to 29 Nov 2020

This spring Norwegian artist Jeannette Christensen will fill the permanent presentation in the Rasmus Meyers Collection with the exhibition Interruptions.

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.

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.

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.