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Temporary Exhibitions


Just bling?
Time and place: Jun 12, 2015 - Jun 1, 2016, Historical Museum

Why do people use jewellery? And who do we adorn ourselves for?

Take it Personally presents stories of jewellery and adornment.


Time and place: Nov 21, 2014 - Mar 1, 2015, The Historical Museum

AGLA HAGLA is an art exhibition at the History Museum displaying brand-new artistic works: film and installation by the artist Petrine Vinje. Text by Karoline Kjesrud.

Time and place: May 17, 2014 11:00 AM - Jan 4, 2015, Historical Museum

The Exhibition: For the Love of Freedom is University of Oslo`s main venue on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Norwegian Constitution.

Photo-artist Lill-Ann Chepstow-Lusty and Professor Svein Harald Gullbekk were given a cartè-blanchè to curate an exhibition examining and prying into the heart of freedom, as seen in the crosslight of art and science.

Time and place: Feb 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014, The Historical Museum

A mini-exhibition that takes you on a journey through the Stone Age landscape of Vestfold and Telemark.

Time and place: Nov 22, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014, Historical Museum

In 1904, several sea chests filled with treasures arrived in Kristiania from Siam, today’s Thailand. Captain Theodor Ring had collected 250 pieces of colourful Bencharong porcelain, during his service in the Siamese navy.  Now he wanted to give his collection to two museums in Oslo.

Time and place: Sep 13, 2013 - Sep 7, 2014, Historical Museum

This exhibition explores the relation between fashion, luxury, craft, wealth, consumption and poverty in India.