Guided tours or Workshop sessions
Bring your students and use the museum as your classroom! Experience an inspiring and dynamic environment, discover new perspectives. The permanent collection and temporary exhibitions can be used for studies in several subjects relating to the school curriculum.
Book a guided tour of the Moderna Museet collection or the temporary exhibitions.
Seeing and discussing art stimulates the students’ ability to analyse what they see. In the encounter with art they practise putting thoughts into words, listening to others and daring to think critically. Moderna Museet offers students the opportunity to understand themselves and their world better through art. Here they can learn about the art in the museum collection and the historical and cultural context that engendered it.
We also offer inspiring Workshop sessions. In a Workshop session the students get to work both practically and theoretically. Taking a specific idea, issue or theme in an artistic oeuvre or a particular work of art as our starting point, we work in groups on conceptual, explorative and process-oriented projects.
Moderna Museet has one of Europe’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art, including key works by Henri Matisse, Niki de Saint Phalle and Salvador Dalí. The collection covers paintings, sculptures, installations, films, videos, drawings and prints by Swedish and international artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. It also includes ...
The Moderna Museet Collection
Stockholm 27 March 2013 - 17 August 2014
Surrealism & Duchamp is Moderna Museet’s next instalment in the dialogue between Duchamp and other artists in the Museum’s outstanding collection.
1920s and 1930s surrealism is one of the principal movements in modernist art and literature. The surrealists eschewed rational reality and – inspired by Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis – embraced ...
Surrealism & Duchamp
Stockholm 28 September 2013 - 17 August 2014
Moderna Museets Vänner was formed in 1953, five years before Moderna Museet moved into its original premises on Skeppsholmen.Since then, the Friends have donated nearly 100 works of art to Moderna Museet.
60 Years of Good Friendship
Days and Ages
Stockholm 30 November 2013 - 27 April 2014
The artist Christodoulos Panayiotou (b. 1978) has a background in choreography and anthropology, and weaves together the methods of the researcher and the choreographer in his multiform work. He has systematically examined how cultural and national identities are constructed through collective storytelling.
Stockholm 22 January 2014 - 27 April 2014
Dance Machines – From Léger to Kraftwerk focuses on the fascination with machines, industry and everyday mechanisation. One gallery is devoted to Kraftwerk’s 3-D installation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 (2013).
Dance Machines - From Léger to Kraftwerk
Stockholm 14 February 2014 - 4 May 2014
Gabriel Orozco, was born in Mexico in 1962 and lives in Paris, New York and Mexico City. He is one of the most widely recognised artists of his generation but has not been shown in the Nordic countries until now. Orozco’s reputation has been growing steadily since the late-1980s, and his oeuvre paved the way for a new form of conceptualism that ...
Stockholm 22 March 2014 - 4 May 2014
Maria Miesenberger’s (b. 1965) oeuvre comprises both photography and sculpture. The Moderna Museet collection includes a series of images from one of her best-known projects, Sverige/Schweden (1993–2000), in which she has used pictures from her family album, reducing the human figures to black silhouettes in idyllic yet deceptive settings.
Moment - Maria Miesenberger
Mr Aldman - Superhero of the Universe
Stockholm 17 May 2014 - 12 October 2014
Lena Svedberg (1946–1972) is best known for her contributions to the Swedish underground magazine Puss (1968–74). For the Youth Biennial in Paris in 1969 she created the work Mr Aldman – Superhero of the Universe.
Moment - Lena Svedberg
Stockholm 29 May 2014 - 14 September 2014
Nils Dardel (1888-1943) travelled regularly between Paris and Stockholm throughout his career, until he died of a heart disorder in New York during the Second World War. His figurative paintings often portray macabre stories based on a mixture of private experiences and ancient myth and folklore.
Nils Dardel and The Modern Age
La naissance de Stockholm/Stockholms födelse/The Birth of Stockholm
Stockholm 28 June 2014 - 7 September 2014
Georges Adéagbo (b. 1942 in Cotonou, Benin) creates site-specific installations where news cuttings, posters, books, postcards, clothes and his own handwritten texts are interwoven with sculptures and paintings from Benin into complex three-dimensional collages.
Swedish Photography from Christer Strömholm until Today
Stockholm 6 September 2014 - 15 February 2015
Curator: Anna Tellgren
A Way of Life
Stockholm 27 September 2014 - 4 January 2015
Curator: Fredrik Liew
Stockholm 11 October 2014 - 18 January 2015
In October 2014 the Moderna Museet will premiere Sculpture after Sculpture a major exhibition that brings together the work of three of today’s most esteemed artists, Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Koons, and Charles Ray. The exhibition at the Moderna Museet is the first in which these ground breaking artists can be seen together in appreciable depth.
Sculpture After Sculpture