Bildmuseet

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New Bildmuseet at Umeå Arts Campus.

Bildmuseet (The Picture Museum) is a contemporary art museum in Umeå, northern Sweden. It was founded in 1981 by Umeå University and exhibits Swedish and international contemporary art and visual culture, design and architecture.[1] In conjunction with the exhibitions program it also arranges lectures, screenings, concerts, performances and workshops. Over the years, the museum has established itself as a leading venue for contemporary art in Sweden.[citation needed] In the spring 2012 it moved into new premises on Umeå Arts Campus. The new Bildmuseet, hosted in a seven-storey building (Architecture: Henning Larsen Architects)[2] [3] opened to the public May 19, 2012.

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  1. ^ About Bildmuseet www.bildmuseet.umu.se Retrieved 2013-08-30
  2. ^ Project information and gallery www.henninglarsen.com Retrieved 2013-08-30
  3. ^ Henning Larsen Architects' New Umeå Art Museum in Sweden is Bathed in Cool Nordic Light www.inhabitat.com Retrieved 2013-08-30

Coordinates: 63°49′42″N 20°17′27″E / 63.82833°N 20.29083°E / 63.82833; 20.29083