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“Culture and style”

Tromso Center for Contemporary Art
Ranked #44 of 85 things to do in Tromso
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Tromso Kunstforening - TKF is organized in the tradition of the German Kunstverein and has been in continuous existence since 1924 and is one of Tromso's oldest cultural institutions. Over the years,TKF has changed from being run by volunteers and amateur arts enthusiasts to become a modern and professional institution. Tromso Kunstforening - TKF has a position as a core exhibiting locality for contemporary art in northern Norway. We have an established tradition of emphasizing newer and experimental contemporary art in our programing. In exhibitions and projects we work with an international perspective but also with a focus on artists and on themes relating to our region. We place considerable emphasis on creating reflection and discussion around art. For this reason we arrange regular seminars, artist talks and other events, which give the public knowledge and access to today's contemporary art.
Worcester, United Kingdom
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“Culture and style”
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Just an excellent place to visit whilst in Tromso. A real variety of themes and styles and set in a great location. Some wonderful art on view. Very friendly staff and a good bookshop.

Visited December 2013
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St Neots, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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“Big space, small exhibition, but some interesting pieces”
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I don't really understand contemporary art, perhaps the enormous space on the ground floor is part of the exhibit, but it seems like an opportunity wasted to me, with just a handful of pictures. 2nd floor has a lot more to look at, with some really big canvases with interesting subjects and worth spending some time on. Not bad for free entry.

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Great exhibition”
Reviewed 15 December 2013

It's free and they had some fab art when I went. If you're interested in contemporary art then I recommend it.

Visited December 2013
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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Lovely Museum, with nicely curated exhibit”
Reviewed 26 May 2013

If you have time, this is a nice Gallery to visit. It had a nicely curated exhibit of contemporary Norwegian art.

Visited May 2013
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brussels, belgium
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“small but very well curated”
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Not a big exhibit, but very well curated: unexpectedly good exhibits remind you that you are not just in a small town, but in the main cultural heart of the north of norway. certainly worth a visit

Visited February 2013
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