About Astrup Fearnley Museet

Founded in 1993, Astrup Fearnley Museet is one of Scandinavia´s most notable museums for contemporary art. The museum holds the extensive Astrup Fearnley Collection and presents changing exhibitions that both draw on the collection and new commissions by artists from all over the world.

Astrup Fearnley Museet is beautifully located by the Oslo Fjord in an iconic building designed by world-renowned Renzo Piano. The museum consists of two buildings located on each side of a canal. Inside the building facing the fjord you will find changing exhibitions presenting leading international and Norwegian contemporary artists. In the building across the canal you will find a rotating selection of works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection. The collection includes significant works by artists such as Matthew Barney, Paul Chan, Trisha Donnelly, Félix González-Torres, Rachel Harrison, Anselm Kiefer, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Glenn Ligon, Bjarne Melgaard, Julie Mehretu, Richard Prince and Cindy Sherman.

25 years of Norwegian and international contemporary art

 Read about the museum’s history