Clarion Collection Hotel Temperance
Malmo, 211 33
Phone: (46) 40 710 20
Fax: (46) 40 30 44 06
Arts & Museums
This center for design constitutes a unique space where artists and design professionals in Malmö can develop their work. There are also public exhibitions on modern art, sculpture, fashion, architecture and other aspects of the practice and history of graphic arts.
This historic castle dates back to the 16th Century and is an icon of southern Sweden, especially Malmö. Built by the Danes, it has served as a military fortress, a prison, an armory and now houses two museums, both administered by the city. Konsthallen, is the city's primary art museum, while the other the Stadsmuseum, is the repository of artifacts and information pertaining to the city's rich history. Both museums can be visited in a day, but the castle itself is a unique piece of history and architecture and also provides beautiful views of the city and the waters of the Öresund.
The Katrinetorp area is a preserved village left for tourist purposes just as it was in the days of yore. There are several displays of village life as well as a gift shop and the extensive outdoor grounds which include a lovely park and a beautiful artificial lake.
Rönnquist & Rönnquist exhibits all kinds of art - paintings, sculptures, installations... An impressive amount of works for sale.
Technically known as the Förening Scen & Manegemuseum (union of scene and theatrical technicians museum), this museum is devoted to the history and practice of the theatrical arts, especially as practiced in southern Sweden. The exhibitions are varied and many objects on display are quite old, but everything is sure to please theater fans and those curious to see the secrets behind the magic tricks of the stage.
Despite its small size, this gallery is one of the hottest venues for the works of local artists in Malmö. Some artists are established presences in the art world and some are relative unknowns, but Tomas Wallner and his staff have a reputation for choosing only the finest talents for display in their space. There are also several other galleries in the building, so visitors or art buyers will have plenty to see after a visit here.
This slickly modern museum houses equally modern and innovative works of art. Centering on sculpture, installations and several painting galleries, it's a must-see for any art lover in southern Sweden.
Located within the Malmohus Castle, the Malmo Konstmuseum is one of the largest museums of the city that houses a vast collection of Nordic art. If you are an art enthusiast, you would surely be amazed to find artworks dating back to the Middle ages. After appreciating these classic paintings, do check-out the temporary exhibitions showcased here. Besides promoting indigenous talent, it also has a massive collection of Russian artworks and paintings. Check website for seasonal visiting hours and information on events held here.
Kommendanthuset is located opposite the Malmöhus Castle and is also a part of the Malmö Museum. On the second floor you will find the fotografins rum (the photography room) where several photography exhibitions, seminars and workshops are held every year, by both international and national artists. Various activities for children and adolescents also take place in Kommendanthuset. Additionally, if you are in the mood to eat something healthy, head to the cafe in the same building. Simply Café only serves locally produced ecological food.
Teknikens och Sjöfartens Hus is the main science museum of southern Sweden. It places an emphasis on how science and technology have played a large role in Sweden's history as a maritime power. It has other interesting exhibits on more standard science topics such as physics and natural history. The museum is conveniently located close to other attractions in the central part of the city.
This modest museum located south of the city center features numerous fine paintings by some of Sweden's top talents as well as those from further abroad. The pieces on display are abstract and mainly adhere to one rule; refreshing. the pieces displayed here are unique and eye-catching. The hall which is one of the largest in the city has featured various artists and surely warrants a visit when in the city.
This gallery in the eastern part of the central city is known as one of the top places to see avant-garde art in Malmö. The pieces and artists on display here are mostly Scandinavian but some come from other parts of the world. They all have in common a take-no-prisoners edginess that may shock, offend, or please but is guaranteed to make the viewer think.