Exhibitions 2017

Nordic Contemporary Art Collection |
Synnøve Anker Aurdal | Thomas Houseago

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This year’s programme consists of three exhibitions:

Main Building:
IF YOU DON'T LIKE ART, GOODBYE, FUCK OFF, GO HOME ...
Nordic Contemporary Art Collection, NoCo

Exhibition Hall:
Synnøve Anker Aurdal

Galleri Star:
Thomas Houseago

 

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Opening Hours

Open every day 11:00–18:00,
6 May – 1 October 2017

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Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium is open every day in the period 6 May to 1 October, 11:00 to 18:00. The only exception is 17 May.

Admission is 70 kr. for adults and 40 kr. for children, students, seniors, etc.

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Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium

– a centre for contemporary art in the old Vestfos Cellulosefabrikk (1886–1970)

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Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium was established by artist Morten Viskum and opened to the public in 2003.

At present there is a programme of exhibitions each summer, and we are open from May to October. The Main Building houses the season’s main exhibition across four floors. Two unrelated exhibitions are housed in Galleri Star and the Exhibition Hall.

Opening Hours: Every day from 11:00 to 18:00, (May–October)
Visiting address: Fabrikkgata 11C, 3320 Øvre Eiker
50 min. from Oslo

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Guided tours / Education

Guided tours, events and other educational services

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Every Sunday at 13:00 and 15:00 there is a guided tour of this season’s exhibitions. The guided tour is included in the price of admission.
If you would like to book a private guided tour, contact us at post@vestfossen.com

Inforeaktor: This is our Visitors’ Room, where you will find digital resources and literature about the exhibitions and workshop facilities. We arrange a variety of events, including lectures and art workshops. Art in the Countryside! is an event for young people (9–14) in June, July and August.

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Café Cellulose

The café is situated in the entrance hall to Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium and is open every day from 11:00 to 18:00

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Café Cellulose offers a relaxing and elegant environment in exciting architectural surroundings – the perfect place for a break from exploring art. You are also welcome to visit the café without a ticket to the galleries.

The café serves its own range of lunch menus, delicious cakes, all types of coffee – and is fully licenced.

Café Cellulose is open every day during the exhibition season, May–October.

If you have any questions about the café, menus or event hire, please get in touch: +47 95752302 / cafecellulose@gmail.com

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Bookstore

Catalogues from present and previous exhibitions, art books, posters, postcards, carrier bags, etc.

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The Bookstore is situated beside the Café. Both the Bookstore and the Café keep the same opening hours as the galleries, and can be visited without a ticket to the exhibitions.

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Guest Studio

Available to artists during the exhibition season May–October

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The Studio is leased to artists for five periods during the exhibition season. The deadline for applications is 15 December for the following season. Each period is short and we encourage artists to apply with a specific project.

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News & Events

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    Welcome to Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium in 2017!We are happy to present this year's program consisting of three exciting and different exhibitions.   Main Building:IF YOU DON'T ... Read more...

Announcement! VKL Guest studio

Announcement! Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium (VKL) Guest studio / 2017 We are happy to announce that we are accepting applications for VKL’s guest studio, for five periods in the spring season (Mai-... Read more...

VKL Guest studio

The spring sun has begun to warm us again at Vestfossen, where we – as every year - are working flat out to get our exhibition and guiding programme for the coming season ready for release. While ... Read more...

Programme Launch

Programme launch! The complete exhibition program for 2016 is finally ready and we're happy to inform you that Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium this year presents three exhibitions we hope will excite th... Read more...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

With a small sample from one of next year's exhibitions Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium wishes all our friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!   Saturday 7 May we open our doors again for ... Read more...

Finissage!

After five wonderful months we end another season at Vestfossen Art Laboratory coming Sunday October 4th . The season has been rich and we hope the versatile exhibition and dissemination program we pr... Read more...