Exhibitions

Main Building:

OPEN (rather than closed)

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Project Space:

The Factory – an exhibition about Vestfos Cellulosefabrik

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Opening Hours

The 2020 season will start on 3 May.

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VKL is complying with official guidelines for the coronavirus outbreak and has implemented measures for a safe visit.   

Opening hours VKL 2020: Tuesday–Sunday, 11:00–18:00, from May 3th to September 20th.

 (NB! Closed on Mondays and on May 17th)

 

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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 September. The Main Building houses the season’s main exhibition across four floors. Two unrelated exhibitions are housed in Galleri Star and the Exhibition Hall.

Visiting address: Fabrikkgata 11C, 3320 Øvre Eiker
50 min. from Oslo

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Virtual Gallery Space

3D tour of selected exhibitions

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KUNSTLAB 2.0 / Welcome to a digital art experience! Here you can enjoy a 3D tour of exhibitions at Vestfossen Kunstlabortaorium.

 

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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 Tuesday–Sunday from 11:30 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 Tuesday–Sunday during the exhibition season, May–September.

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–September

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The Guest Studio is still a project in development and for a trial period it is being made available to artists, each for a period of five weeks, during the VKL summer season. It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm we announce that Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium has been awarded the Art Endowment of the Sparebankstiftelsen foundation 2018–2020. The endowment is earmarked projects that arise from our Guest Studio programme. It is our aim to invite artists to Vestfossen to develop and exhibit their projects in collaboration with VKL.

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