Galleri Lofotens Hus

Address: Misværveien 18 Hjellskjæret, 8312 Henningsvær Date: Thursday 26 jul 2018 - Sunday 30 Sep 2018 Show map

Address: Misværveien 18 Hjellskjæret, 8312 Henningsvær

Galleri Lofotens Hus is often referred to as the national gallery of Northern Norway. The Gallery houses Norway’s biggest collection of paintings from Lofoten from a time period referred to as the Golden Age of North Norwegian pictorial art.

In Henningsvær, you will be able to visit Galleri Lofotens Hus - often referred to as the national gallery of Northern Norway. The Gallery houses Norway’s biggest collection of paintings from Lofoten from a time period referred to as the Golden Age of North Norwegian pictorial art.

See Frank A. Jenssen’s Video Panorama, which by many has been called a masterpiece in itself. The video consists of the sounds of nature, music and photographs from Lofoten throughout the seasons.
New exhibition: Cod – the fish that formed the nation of Norway.

New Exhibition - Cod - The fish that formed the nation of Norway
The exhibition is based on the book by Frank A. Jenssen (2012) bearing the same title. Here, Jenssen maintains that without the cod, Norway would not have had the power and resources to establish a nation.
The number of visitors has increased year by year, and as of 2016 about 100,000 people visit the gallery every year, a fact which makes Galleri Lofotens Hus one of the best visited art galleries in Norway.

Openings hours 2018:

Feb - May: Daily 10.00-16.00
June - Aug: Daily 09.00-19.00
Sept: Daily 10.00 - 16.00
Oct - Jan: open on request

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