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Oslo Galleries

Oslo has undergone immense development in the field of art and culture and today it has become one of the leading art platforms not only in Europe but in the entire world.

The city has excellent infrastructure and the authorities support the artists to a large extent. Art galleries like the National Gallery, Gallery Fineart, Oslo City Hall Gallery etc. have almost become important landmarks of Oslo. Check out some of the most interesting galleries in Oslo city and explore art and attractions at its best.

National Gallery (Nasjonalgalleriet)
CC / Bjørn Erik Pedersen

National Gallery (Nasjonalgalleriet)

The National Gallery, established in 1837 is situated at the St. Olavs plass in Oslo. This gallery holds paintings, sculptures as well as other fine artworks of some of the most celebrated artists in the world history such as Julius Middelthun, Johan Christian Claussen Dahl, Erik Werenskiold, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Christian Krohg, Edvard Munch and many more. The National Gallery is a part of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.

Address: St. Olavs plass, N–0130 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 21 98 20 00

Magic Ice
Magic Ice

Magic Ice

The Magic Ice is a place that will transform you into a frozen magical land which is made up of frost. The whole permanent exhibition is made up of crystal clear ice. It includes ice sculptures with coloured LED lighting made by many renowned artists from around the world. This place is situated near the Grand Hotel and Hotel Bristol in the central Oslo. The visitors here get a welcome drink, which is served in ice glasses.

Tel.: +47 92 03 13 00

Gallery Fineart (Galleri Fineart)
Gallery Fineart

Gallery Fineart (Galleri Fineart)

The Galleri Fineart lies between the Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen and covers a huge area of around 2000 sq. m. The gallery is home to about eleven thousand pieces of art which are created by 1000 artists from the different parts of the world. This gallery showcase art forms like photography, graphics, works in oil and acrylic, jewellery, crafts, design articles, sculptures, books, etc. and many more.

Address: Galleri Fineart Filipstad Brygge 0252 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 01 24 20

Gallery Format (Galleri Format)
Gallery Format

Gallery Format (Galleri Format)

One of the most interesting art galleries in Oslo the Gallery Format was formed in the year 1991. This gallery consists of an exhibition and a commission department. The gallery organisation changes its displayed items regularly which contain crafts, metals, textiles, glass articles, jewellery and also a large variety of ceramics.

Address: Radhusgaten 24 0151 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 41 45 40

Kunstnernes Hus
Kunstnernes Hus

Kunstnernes Hus

The Kunstnernes Hus is an art gallery located in Oslo which represents the Functionalist architecture positioned at the Wergelandsveien 17. The architecture of the gallery building is an important example of a transition from the neoclassical architecture to 20th century Functionalism. This art gallery organises numerous art shows throughout the year and also holds the ‘Høstutstillingen’, and the annual fellowship application exhibit.

Address: Wergelandsveien 17 N-0167 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 85 34 10

Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe (Galleri Albin Upp)
Galleri Albin Upp

Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe (Galleri Albin Upp)

The Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe’s history dates back to the early nineteenth century and the gallery was then just a farmer’s home. The gallery comprises of Norwegian art in various forms like paintings, ceramics, sculptures, textiles, etc. This gallery also sports a cafe where you can relish tapas and other snacks and wash it down with a large variety of wines.

Address: Holtegaten 2b/ Briskebyveien. 42, 0259 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 99 35 80 20

Expo Arte Jewellery Design (Expo Arte smykkedesign)
Expo Arte Jewellery Design

Expo Arte Jewellery Design (Expo Arte smykkedesign)

The Expo Arte Jewellery Design consists of a small workshop, a gallery and a retail shop. This gallery regularly organises exhibitions and sales of Norwegian and also international jewellery pieces, which are made by local and foreign artists. The jewellery designs are unusual and are made up of precious metals such as gold, platinum and silver.

Address: Henrik Ibsens gate 100, Postboks 2858, Solli, N-0230 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 55 93 90

Recommended Activities

Panoramic Oslo City Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

City Sightseeing Oslo Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Valid for 24 hours (approx.)

Visit Oslo Pass

Varies (approx.)

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