SKMU have a permanent exhibition comprising Norwegian art from 1800 until today, as well as temporary exhibitions of contemporary crafts and visual art.
SKMU - Sørlandets Kunstmuseum in Kristiansand is the largest art museum in the southern part of Norway.
SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum was established in 1995, and moved into its new museum facilities in the city centre of Kristiansand in February 2000. The Museum covers the entire region of Agder. This means that the museum is a regional resource centre in the art field.
SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum is engaged in a wide range of activities, which include displaying its art collection and temporary exhibitions with Norwegian and international art. In addition the museum has an extended educational program.
Children have free admission to all of the museum's exhibitions.
The Museum Café
Enjoy your coffee together with our small dishes, salads and cakes. Or smile at the sun on our outdoor terrace with a refreshing glass of juice, a cold beer or some tasty wine.
All guests have access to wireless internet in the cafe and foyer area.
Opening hours: www.skmu.no
Kunstsilo - opening 2023
In 2023 SKMU will move into their new exhibition spaces, 3.300 square metres, located in an old grain silo at Odderøya island. The name will be "Kunstsilo" (art silo). Architects: Mestres Wåge Arquitectes and MX_SI Architectural studio.