Gothenburg Museum of Art
Found at Götaplatsen Sqaure, the Gothenburg Museum of Art houses the city’s largest collection of Nordic art dating back to the 19th century, along with contemporary pieces and 15th century work by Picasso, Rubens, Monet and Rembrandt. For any art lover looking to learn more about the city through its art history, this is a must-see attraction.
Appreciating Scandinavian artAs well as classics by the Old Masters, you can see works by Scandinavia’s most famous artists when at the Museum of Art, including Edvard Munch, Anders Zorn and Carl Larsson. The collection has been intelligently curated, with Nordic art broken up into two sections: one for the Göteborg colorists and an area dedicated to Nordic art from 1900-1950. There are also exciting pieces by contemporary artists and a French Collection.
A Michelin star attractionWith over three floors, filled with paintings and sculptures, you will want to set time aside to linger over the museum’s artworks. In recognition of the quality of the art housed here, it has been awarded three stars by the Michelin Green Guide, which bestows the honor only on the worthiest attractions. The museum has free entrance for those under 25 and is open almost every day. Inside you will not only find excellent creations from artists across Scandinavia and the world, but also a store and restaurant. Grab something to eat while surrounded by creativity. Then, pick up some books on art, history and design at the museum store to help you on your own artistic journey.
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