W EDEN’S N AT IO N AL M USEU M
of art and design, Nationalmuse-um,
has been modernized – and
more of the original building
from the 1800s has emerged.
More than 300 closed-off win-dows
have now been opened.
The presentation of the col-lections
is also completely new.
Following the Timeline, visitors
can take a chronological walk
through the history of art and
design from the 1500s to today.
“One of our most important
goals was to display craftsmanship,
design, painting and sculpture
together. The breadth of Na-tionalmuseum’s
unique. Traditionally, different
types of art were divided between
institutions or displayed in
material categories,” says Helena
Kåberg, curator and project
manager for the renovation of
“When different types of art are
displayed together, they strength-en
one another and present a rich
art experience,” she says.
A N O T H E R O U T C O M E O F the
renovation is that visitors are able
to see more objects. Instead of
gallery for art
from the 17th
The new Sculpture Courtyard
with Gustaf (Gusten) Lindberg's
sculpture "The Fog" (1904).
detail in the
ceiling of the
PHOTO: LINN AHLGREN PHOTO: LINN AHLGREN
PHOTO: AMNA DANIELSSON