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Galleries & Museums

Kragerø can offer a diversity of galleries and museums. Kragerø like to promote itself as an art city. It´s not without reason, it works and lives many artists here in this coastal town. And several world famous artists have connections to Kragerø.

Edvard Munch painted some of his famous works here “The Sun” and “History”, decorations for the University in Oslo, and he stayed here for a few years. Theodor Kittelsen was born in Kragerø, and worth a visit is his birthplace “Kittelsenshuset”, it can be found right in the center of Kragerø. Theodor Kittelsen became famous for his nature paintings, as well as for his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

Gallery Nicolines house is a cultural venue with large exhibitions every summer. Here you will find works by Nupen, Fronth, Gullvåg, Juell, Werp, Blom and many more in the city's prettiest alleyway. Gallery Nicolines house is also the gallery HM Queen Sonja chose to make his first solo exhibition in summer 2013.

Kragerø also have an art school idyllically located on the waterfront right near Gunnarsholmen. The Artist Quarter nearby the church is a place where you can visit many artists and galleries.

5 minutes outside of town you will find Berg - Kragerø Museum. Berg is a charming manor house in Louis XVI style from 1803. The house used to belong to the family Homann in Kragerø. The last owner, Miss "Jenia" Homann who died in 1943, donated it to Kragerø Local Authorities for use as a museum. After a thorough renovation Berg-Kragerø Museum opened in 1955.

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  1. Add Berg -  Kragerø Museum to your Itinerary

    Berg - Kragerø Museum


    At Berg Kragerø Museum can you see how the family Homan survived, and in the showroom you can admire the historical exhibition: "Peoples work/jobbs in Kragerø before and now".

  2. Add Galleri Thore Sveberg to your Itinerary

    Galleri Thore Sveberg


    You´ll find the Gallery Thore Sveberg at Andølingen 1b in Kragerø. Open by appointment with Thore Sveberg - call 48 03 15 96.

  3. Add Gallery Nicolines House to your Itinerary

    Gallery Nicolines House


    Gallery Nicolines house is a year-round gallery in Kragerø. The gallery has from the start in 2001 built up to be a solid player in the Norwegian contemporary art. We focus on quality and good atmosphere.

  4. Add Helmersen Glass to your Itinerary

    Helmersen Glass


    Helmersen Glass is a glassblower workshop with accompanying gallery on Andølingen in Kragerø.

  5. Add Kragerø Art Association to your Itinerary

    Kragerø Art Association


    Kragerø Art Association is located in Kirkegata 5 and belongs to the Artist Quarter which is a few hundred meters from the main square in the direction to the church. Gallery and art exhibitions.

  6. Add Sannidal Bygdetun to your Itinerary

    Sannidal Bygdetun


    is a local historic collection of buildings. Since 1949, eight buildings from 1700 and 1800s have been placed here: Millhouse, granary, storehouse,living room, farmhouse... . Several arrangements takes place at Bygdetunet each year.

  7. Add Skåtøy Café to your Itinerary

    Skåtøy Café


    Skåtøy Café  is located in the centre of the island surrounded by beautiful nature. We offer light meals, hot and cold beverage including wine and beer.

  8. Add The Art City Kragerø to your Itinerary

    The Art City Kragerø


    Kragerø is referred to as "The gem among coastal cities" of Edvard Munch, Norway's most famous artist of all time.

  9. Add The house of Theodor Kittelsen to your Itinerary

    The house of Theodor Kittelsen


    Welcome to the house of Theodor Kittelsen, the famous norwegian artist born in Kragerø.

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