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Welcome to Örebro konsthall

Örebro konsthall is a municipality run artcenter for contemporary art.

Örebro konsthall mission is to provide exciting art experiences for the citizens of Örebro and city visitors by exhibiting Swedish and international contemporary art of high quality.

Örebro konsthall is part of the municipality of Örebro and has charge of the municipal art collection which currently consists of approximately 8300 works of art. These are mostly deposited in various places, for example offices, schools and homes for the elderly. About 300 pieces are placed outdoors in parks and squares.

Örebro konsthall strives to make art accessible to a wide audience and offers various programs as art talks, art education for all ages.

In 2008 Örebro Konsthall started up OpenART, the Art Biennial where art transforms Örebro city into a giant outdoor exhibition of contemporary art. Since 2013 OpenART has it´s own organization.

Konsthallens Vänner (the Art Gallery's friends ) is an active art club. The aim is to support the gallery and to increase the interest and commitment to visual arts in general.

Manager at Örebro konsthall is Anna-Karin Wulgué.

Upcoming exhibitions

START - Örebro Art School 40 years anniversary

January 25 - March 15 2020

La Société du Spectacle - Roxy Farhat & Göran Hugo Olsson

March 15 - May 10 2020

Örebro Art School - Student exhibition

May 16 - May 31 2020

Textile artwork

June 13 - August 30 2020

History

The gallery started as Gallery Fenix in 1979 in Fenixhuset (the Phoenix building), opposite Stora hotellet. In 1986 the address became Olaigatan 7 and the name was changed to Konsthallen i Örebro (the Art Gallery in Örebro). During 1994-2003, we were housed in Länsmuseet (the County Museum) and formed together the Art Museum. Since 2003 we find ourselves in Olaigatan 17B, in a former banking hall. Our bright and airy art gallery is one of the most beautiful galleries in Sweden, overlooking the black river Svartån, the old castle Örebro Slott and a bustling street life outside.

The collection

The city art center is in charge of the municipal art collection which currently consists of approximately 8300 works of art. About 300 works of them are placed outdoors in parks and squares.

Purchases are made by the gallery manager together with the staff. All purchased works are photographed and registered. Most of the artworks are deposited indoors in the various municipal departments. The gallery has a small depot where municipal staff can select art to their workplaces.

Public art

Sculptures of durable materials, such as bronze and stone are found in many places in the municipality, in squares and school playgrounds, in neighborhoods and parks. Art can be purchased to suit a specific spot, mainly outdoors. Artists can be asked to make a proposal for specific spots, based on the special conditions and needs of the location.

1% Art

Örebro municipality allocate 1 % of the construction budget to art when building new or rebuilding. Örebro konsthall is responsible for the implementation of the project and invites artists to present a proposal. Depending on the size of the allocated funds an open competition can be arranged. The proposals shall be accepted by the recipient and the architect before the work is carried out.

Visit Örebro konsthall

Opening hours

Tuesday-Thursday 12.00-18.00, Friday-Sunday 12.00-16.00

Free admission

Street Address and deliveries

Örebro Konsthall
Olaigatan 17B, 703 61 Örebro

Access

Main entrance with ramp and electric door openers.

There is a small unattended cloakroom, with a toilet (suitable for the disabled) and with a baby changing table.

Questions

Please don’t hesitate to contact our staff for opinions and complaints. You can write to us:
Örebro konsthall, Box 32 530, 701 35 Örebro or konsthallen@orebro.se.

Contact us

Any questions that you can not find answers to on this site? Contact us!

Örebro konsthall

Mail: Box 32530, 701 35 Örebro
Visit and delivery: Olaigatan 17B, 703 61 Örebro
Phone: +46(0)19-21 49 00
E-mail: konsthallen@orebro.se

Art Gallery Manager

Anna-Karin Wulgué
anna-karin.wulgue@orebro.se
+46-(0)19-21 48 95

Art Pedagogue

Maarit Nilsson Polet
maarit.nilsson.polet@orebro.se
+46-(0)19-21 48 96

Curator of Public Art

(temporarily vacant)

Curator of Exhibitions

Jesper Blåder
jesper.blader@orebro.se
+46-(0)19-21 48 97

Janitor

Antonio Balbi                                                                                      
antonio.balbi@orebro.se                                                                                                      
+46-(0)19-21 49 00

Marketing

Levina Lundberg
levina.lundberg@orebro.se
+46-(0)19-21 60 91

Press

Information about the exhibitions:
Jesper Blåder
jesper.blader@orebro.se
+46-(0)19-21 48 97

Text and images:
Levina Lundberg
levina.lundberg@orebro.se
+46-(0)19-21 60 91

Senast uppdaterad: 12 februari 2020

Publicerad: 31 januari 2017

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Kontakta Örebro kommun

Telefon: 019-21 10 00 

Öppettider: Vardagar kl. 8-16.30

Besöksadress: Drottninggatan 5

Öppettider: Vardagar kl. 10-16.30

E-post till servicecenter

 servicecenter@orebro.se