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.
Guided tours or Workshop sessions
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
GIVE POETRY A TRY
Stockholm 16 March 2013 - 8 September 2013
“The incomparable Karl Holmqvist,” Rirkrit Tiravanija calls his colleague and friend in a coming portrait film, and Karl Holmqvist (b 1964) certainly is like no one else. But that does not mean that his works were created in, or portray, their own, isolated universe. On the contrary, quotes, echoes, repetitions and revisions – input and output – ...
Moment – Karl Holmqvist
In Process (Stockholm)
Stockholm 23 March 2013 - 1 September 2013
Paul Thek, in Process is an archive exhibition in the Pontus Hultén Study Gallery, curated by Susanne Neubauer. It features Paul Thek’s oeuvre, based on correspondence and photo documentation from the Pyramid/A Work in Progress exhibition at Moderna Museet in 1971–72.
Stockholm 27 March 2013 - 5 January 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 13 April 2013 - 25 August 2013
Ulla Wiggen (b. 1942) is an artist with a fastidious and highly idiosyncratic output. During 1964-1969, she made only some 30 paintings, most of which represent the interior of various electronic devices. Some are straight-forward depictions, revealing existing connections, others are her own combinations of components from different sources.
Moment – Ulla Wiggen
The Girl, the Monster and the Goddess
Stockholm 20 April 2013 - 1 December 2013
In 1960, Niki de Saint Phalle aimed a loaded shotgun at her own work and pulled the trigger. Encapsulated bags of paint under a layer of plaster exploded and made the works bleed like a human being. These ShootingPaintings (Tirs) were widely acknowledged, and Niki de Saint Phalle developed them into large-scale reliefs and altarpieces against the ...
Niki de Saint Phalle
Stockholm 25 May 2013 - 27 October 2013
Tala Madani (b. 1981 in Iran) works with paintings and animations and Rip Image is her most comprehensive museum exhibition to date. It presents a large selection of paintings, works on paper and several animations.
Moment - Tala Madani
Stockholm 29 June 2013 - 22 September 2013
The time of birth for the term "pop" in relation to art can be specified almost to the day. “Pop Art” was the controversial subject of a symposium held on 13 December, 1962, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Artists in the UK and the USA had been challenging established traditions and hierarchical structures ever since the 1950s, with a new ...
Pop Art Design
Stockholm 19 October 2013 - 19 January 2014
Cindy Sherman is one of the most important artists of our time. Since her breakthrough with Untitled Film Stills in the early 1980s, she has overturned both contemporary art and the attitude to photography. Her images became key works in an era when the concept of art was in constant turmoil, and she has continued to challenge notions of ...
Days and Ages
Stockholm 30 November 2013 - 16 February 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.
Moment - Christodoulos Panayiotou