Current exhibitions

Åsne Kummene Mellem, Kaksikymmentäkolme eksperimentia (2019-2020)


Nordover - Longyearbyen

"Dilemma" presents works by contemporary artists who actualize how nature and man stand in a relationship of dependence on each other.

Breathing Lines


Daniel Steegmann Mangrané explores atmospheres that undermine the traditional boundaries between nature and culture, subjects and objects.

Sámi Shelters av Joar Nango

Stimuli 6


Stimuli is an exhibition program with focus on our newly acquired artworks.

Fra utstilling, Watch Out - an angry stone. Foto: NNKM / Kim Skytte

Watch Out - an Angry Stone


This exhibition explores artworks from the museum's collection in a span from the 19th century until today, depicting sceeneris from Svalbard in the North to Japan in the East. 

Drawing on tour


Visit us:

Every day 10-17
Thursdays 10-20

Adults: 80,-
Seniors: 50,-
Children/students: Free
More information here.
Address: Sjøgata 1, Tromsø

Katya García-Antón at The Sámi Pavilion. Photo by Michael Miller / OCA

Artic on Top 100!

Based on the comprehensive work behind the historic transformation of the Nordic Pavilion into The Sámi Pavilion during her time at OCA, director at NNKM, Katya García-Antón, has been nominated by the art magazine Monopol's Top 100 list at 58th place among the art world's most influential names.

Congratulations to Riddo Duottar Museum

We congratulate Riddo Duottar Museum on the funding boost in this year's state budget for planning a new Sámi Art Museum. This is an important step for Sápmi, as the museum will be a home for the powerful Sámi collection it has been building over decades.

Kulturnatta 2022 (culture night)

On Friday 7 October, the stage is finally set for this year's Kulturnatta (culture night) in Tromsø. Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum is open from 10 to 21 and entry is free all day. We offer a range of activities, such as story time, yoga, guided tours, hologram workshop, drawing workshop and open cafe.