exhibits Nordic and European contemporary art, but even art with a localconnection.Not far from here is
, a specialist photography gallery located in theMazetti Cultural Centre (Kulturhuset Mazetti). Here you can view exhibitions featuring fine art and documentary photography. A block away is
Signal - Center för samtidskonst (Centre for Contemporary Art)
, partly run by artists. Signal arranges national and international exhibitions, collaborations,lectures and discussion forums. They also provide an artist archive of artists fromSouthern Sweden, primarily Malmö.
, you can visit the young art gallery/project room
, whereyou’ll find unconventional and non-commercial contemporary art with no specificfocus. Krets’ well attended vernissages often bring together the well established artpublic with young groundbreakers. A couple of blocks from here are the more commercial galleries
Galleri Magnus Åklundh.
Galleri Elastic exhibits young, promising contemporary art of high class, often featuring art graduates from Malmö Art Academy. Galleri Magnus Åklundh is more international, exhibiting art aimed at a broader audience as well asthose with a more grounded interest in art. One of the gallery’s showrooms is oftenused for work by artists with a local connection. A stone’s throw away is
Galleri Lilith Waltenberg
, with a focus on modern contemporary art.
is where you’ll find one of the city’s larger art clusters. If you’re lucky, your visit will coincide with vernissages and art happenings, and you caneasily while away a good few hours. The Art Academy’s gallery,
, is located here,and this is where masters’ graduates hold their final exhibitions. If you want to know in which direction contemporary art is headed, this is the place to visit. The adjacent building houses one of Malmö’s most interesting watering holes for art
,Lilith Performance Studio
. It’s an independent arena for practical art research with a focuson visual arts performance. Each year, the studio invites six to eight artists from allover the world to an extended stay under which they can develop and present a new performance piece. Purely a production site and arena for visual arts performance, thestudio is the first of its kind in the world.In the same area we find one of Sweden’s oldest art groups,
,established in 1905. This non-profit group has a gallery and a larger staging room. Forthe most part, they exhibit contemporary art by both Swedish and international artists.Each year, the gallery holds eight exhibitions, while the staging room is used for weekly events, featuring everything from art music and performance to seminars. The samebuilding is home to
, comprising a closed room with a glass door.Inside the room, an artist exhibits a piece of work that is only open to viewing on theday of the vernissage. After this, visitors must make do with peering through the glassdoor. The area also has several artists’ studios and workshops.
In the city centre
Moderna Museet Malmö
, a local ‘branch’ of Moderna Museet inStockholm. It opened in 2009 and is housed in a beautiful old power station from1901. Here you can enjoy high class art from Moderna Museet’s collections, as well asexhibitions that Moderna Museet Malmö arranges independently. In its project room,the museum has chosen to focus on young artists with a connection to Malmö.From here it’s easy to get to
Johan Berggren Gallery
, a contemporary art gallery thatexhibits young, international art from Scandinavia, Europe, the U.S. and other places.