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From November 10th; Oslo-Shanghai “Imagining the Future”

20 years of cooperation In 2001, the City of Oslo and the City of Shanghai signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement facilitates cooperation in...   Read more

2021 Journalism Award to honor excellence in pandemic news for children

2021 Journalism Award to honor excellence in pandemic news for children!   GOLD AWARD DIE ZEIT LEO KIDS PAGE (GERMANY) The LEO-Kid’s Page of...   Read more

2021 -2022 Children’s Art exhibition at Steen & Strøm Oslo (extended)

From July 2021 – 2022 Children’s Art exhibition at Steen & Strøm Oslo *In the heart of Oslo a new international children’s art exhibition...   Read more

“ADIAMA, those who create!” SENEGAL

The Museum presents an artistic and humanitarian textile project for peace and non-violence aimed at disadvantaged children and young people ages 5-15 years. The...   Read more

From June 2021: Textile & Collage

TEXTILES AND COLLAGE Works from the collection from 12 countries, where we see reuse of different types of matierials, from tape, fabric, buttons, yarn,...   Read more

Find us via Google Arts & Culture !

The Museum is “temporary closed 13.3.-15.6.2020 due to the danger of infection in connection with corona virus, as advised by the Norwegian Health Authorities. Find...   Read more

♪• Merry Christmas ♪• ★ & Happy New Year 2021! ♪• ★

♪• Merry Christmas ♪• ★ & Happy New Year 2021! ♪• ★   Visit our Museum-webshop; https://www.shop.barnekunst.no   ***Closed until – Jan 15.01.2021 Opening...   Read more

#kidspaintcorona worldwide exhibition

Background.The Covid-19-pandemic affected the whole world and while scientists, politicians and economists are still trying to fight the virus and its consequences, the Museum…   Read more

Top 100 #Kidspaintcorona art campaign 2020

Dear young artists around the world, followers, partners and friends! We are happy to announce and show the world how children all over the planet experienced...   Read more

2020 INVITATION: Kid’s paint Corona: Join the worldwide call! (deadline 31.5.2020)

2020 INVITATION: Kid’s paintings on Corona-Crisis: Join the worldwide call! #kidspaintcorona You can draw history!The German weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and The International Museum...   Read more

Art workshop: EASTER theme 28.3., 29.3.

Art workshop: EASTER 28.3., 29.3.   The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of Children’s Art with a...   Read more

Women’s Day 8 March – Art workshop

Art workshop: Women’s Day 8 March    The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of Children’s Art with...   Read more

2020; Art workshop 15.2, 16.2., 22.2., 23.2.,  29.2.

February 2020; Art workshop 15.2, 16.2., 22.2., 23.2.,   The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of Childrens...   Read more

2020 Invitation; Respect and Kindness Through Drawing – A Cross-Cultural Children’s Charity Project (CCCC)

«Draw me, Love me»  Express Yourself and celebrate intercultural tolerance and diversity!  You can draw someone who sparked your curiosity.   A Cross-Cultural Children’s...   Read more

February 2020; Art workshop 01.02. 02.02. 08.02. 09.02. 

February 2020; Art workshop 01.02. 02.02. 08.02. 09.02.  The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of Childrens Art...   Read more

Entries from: The Big House Creative Arts Workshop Hong Kong

  The Big House Creative Arts Workshop in Hong Kong provides a safe environment for young children between 2-15 years and their families to...   Read more

Sunday 23.02., 08.03.; Play music with Vegard Holum! (26.01. cancelled)

Sunday 23.02., 08.03.; Play music with Vegard Holum! (26.01. cancelled) Join us on a musical journey where we will create a musical universe together! With...   Read more

Part III; 2019 ; “What future world do you want to live in?” Die Zeit

New exhibition; “What future world do you want to live in?”   Spring 2017, 2018 and 2019 Germany’s largest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and...   Read more

Climate and environment seen through children and young eyes

Season exhibition; Climate and environment seen through children and young eyes. The Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (16) inspires children and young people around the...   Read more

2018/2019 Season Exhibition: “Reflections, hope and values”

Exhibition: Reflections, hope and values When we ask questions, we can learn more. For example, how can children’s own opinions through art have relevance...   Read more

Clear Channel collaborates with The International Museum of Children’s Art !

The International Museum of Children’s Art in collaboration with Clear Channel presents international children’s art for the first time in the streets of Oslo...   Read more

May; Art workshop Sunday 05.05., 12.05., 19.05., 26.05.

Art workshop Sunday 05.05., 12.05., 19.05., 26.05.   The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of Childrens Art...   Read more

Extra art workshop Saturday 16.03.19

Extra Art workshop Saturday 16.03.   The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of Childrens Art with a...   Read more

March/April; Baby song at the Museum Saturday 23.3., 30.3. & 27.4.

March/April; Baby song at the Museum Saturday 23.3., 30.3. & 27.4. Baby song at the Museum !  Between kl. 11-14 11.30 AM 12.30 PM...   Read more

March; Story time event Saturday 2.3., 9.3., 16.3.

Welcome to Story time event Saturdays in March.  March 2, March 9, March 16  ** Drop In visitors do not need to reserve in...   Read more

Tourist in your own city – 28.04.2019 (fully booked)

On 28 April 2019 the inhabitants of Oslo are invited to be tourists in their own city for free.  The purpose of the event...   Read more

March; Art workshop Sunday 03.03, 10.03, 17.03, 24.03 & 31.03

Art workshop Sunday 03.03, 10.03, 17.03, 24.03 and 31.03    The Art Workshop is a regular offer on the weekends at the Museum of...   Read more

Winter vacation at the Museum !

The Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 09.30-14.00 and Saturday/Sunday from 11.00-16.00. Welcome as a drop in group  or family during the winter vacation. All weekdays...   Read more

2019 ; “What future world do you want to live in?” Die Zeit

New exhibition; “What future world do you want to live in?”   Spring 2017, and spring 2018 Germany’s largest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and...   Read more

Submit artworks? (Entry form link)

You are welcome to submit your artwork to the museum’s permanent collection. Download submission guideline form here and enclose it with your artwork. Remember to have...   Read more

Explore the Museum on your own!

Explore the Museum on your own! The International Museum of Children’s Art consist of 3 floors filled with activities, games and international children’s art!...   Read more

Street art; Children’s Art at Frøen subway-metro-station

From September 27th, all travelers on the subway can enjoy a new children’s artwork located at Frøen Metro Station, only one stop from Majorstuen...   Read more

SOS-Children’s Village, Tres Rios, San José, Costa Rica

SOS -Children’s Villages – Tres Rios, San José, Costa Rica The Museum proudly presents a series of artworks from the SOS Children Village Tres Rios...   Read more

Kindergartens

With the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Framework plan for kindergartens as starting points, we offer guided tours adapted...   Read more

July: Art Workshops at Tjuvholmen Harbour Pop Up Gallery

Art workshops are a regular activity offered at the Museum. The themes change monthly and on special occasions. During the period of April-September, we also offer art...   Read more

Summer hours at the Museum until August 19th

Opening hours from June 25th- August 19th 2018: Tue-Thur: 11 AM- 4 PM Sat/Sun: 11 AM- 4 PM Closed Monday and Friday Tickets Adult: 75 NOK  Children/Student/Senior: 40 NOK...   Read more

Excerpts from the Museum’s permanent collection

EXCERPTS FROM THE COLLECTION  The museum collection contains a rich variety that emphasizes on children’s rights, at both micro and macro levels and dimensions...   Read more

June: Art Workshops at Tjuvholmen Pop Up Gallery

Art workshops are a regular activity offered at the Museum. The themes change monthly and on special occasions. During the period of April-September, we also offer art...   Read more

Open Pop Up Gallery at Tjuvholmen Harbour during public holidays 18.5.-20.5.

Welcome ! Our Pop Up Gallery at Tjuvholmen Harbour is open during public holidays May 18th, May 19th and May 20th. (Withsun) Weekend Family Art...   Read more

May: Family Workshops at the Museum

Family workshops at the Museum May 2018 May: 06.05. 13.05. 27.05. Theme: We create ‘mobiles’  Time: 11 AM – 4 PM The art workshops...   Read more

African drumming with Sidiki Camara (Mali) January-May 2018

AFRICAN DRUMS Selected Saturdays we offer african drumming activity. 27.01. 03.02. 10.02. 17.02. 24.02. 03.03. 17.03. 07.04. 14.04. 15.04. extra/ Tourist in your own...   Read more

Under vann/Under water (11) Indonesia

April-Sept.: Pop-up gallery at Tjuvholmen Harbour in Oslo.

Selvaag Property (Selvaag Eiendom) has started a new partnership with The International Museum of Children’s Art in connection with a Pop-up gallery at Tjuvholmen in...   Read more

Family Workshops January-April 2018

Family Workshops January-April 2018 January: 20.01., 21.01., 27.01., 28.01. Theme: Geometric Picasso inspired portraits February: 03.02., 04.02., 10.02., 11.02.,17.02.,18.02., 24.02., 25.02. Theme: Carnival masks March: 03.03., 04.03., 10.03., 11.03., 18.03. Theme: Easter Note. Season closed:...   Read more

Die Zeit 2018 Invitation Drawing Contest, deadline 31.05.2018

INVITATION Take part in a Drawing contest – and get your picture included in the museum! You are an artist! The kid’s page of...   Read more

From 4th of March: Åpent verksted, Art Project with Kids from asylum seekers centres

Exhibition “Confidence through creativity” With a compact and mobile “toolbox” full of fun and creative tools, Emma Davis from Åpent verksted and volunteers from...   Read more

Bollywood Indian Dance Sunday 25.02 at 2 PM

Welcome to Bollywood Indian Dance at the Museum Sunday 25 February at 14.00 Dance with Indian Rhythms.  Indian Rhythms looks forward to dance with...   Read more

Winter Vacation week 8

What’s on Feb 17-25;  Saturday 17 February art workshop + drumming with musician Sunday 18 February art workshop (cancelled) and + crossword  Tuesday 20...   Read more

Happy New Year – Season open from 16.01.2018

The Museum season opens Tuesday January 16th 2018. For general inquiries: post@barnekunst.no    Open hours from 16.01.2018: Tue-Wed-Thu 09.30-14.00 Sat/Sun 11.00-16.00 **Closed until.15.01.2018 —-  ...   Read more

Winter exhibition at Avinor Oslo Airport Departure International Terminal

The International Museum of Children’s Art presents an international children’s art exhibition in the new departure international terminal at Avinor Oslo Airport near gate...   Read more

Free Christmas Crafts Workshop at Oslo Airport Dec 14 & 15

Traveling with Kids? FREE DECEMBER CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP AT OSLO AIRPORT, AFTER SECURITY CHECK.   Join us Dec 14th & Dec 15th for some fun...   Read more

What’s On week 47-49  

  What’s On week 47-49; Saturday 18 November art workshop and african drumming with musician Sunday 19 November art workshop, incl. treasure hunt map, crossword...   Read more

Drop-in group visits

Groups can visit the museum without booking a guided tour. We call this  a drop-in visit. You visit the museum on your own time...   Read more

From November: Life in Ukraine seen with children’s eyes

From November: Life in Ukraine seen with children’s eyes   It is said that images say more than a thousand words and that pictures...   Read more

Autumn vacation week 40-41

 Sunday 1 October art workshop and face painting Tuesday 3 October open drop in day  Wednesday 4 October guided tours in norwegian at 09.30, 11.00...   Read more

Analysing Art template

Analysing Art   We can start our art analysis by asserting the known facts. Following this we may identify the artistic tools and examine the message...   Read more

Oct 18th. Arne Næss Symposium 10th Anniversary -incl. future generations – Children explain how to turn garbage into art.

Arne Næss Symposium 10th Anniversary 18.10.2017 at 06:30 PM-08.30 PM SUM – Centre for Development and the Environment are happy to announce that this year,...   Read more

Mother and child exhibition at Avinor Oslo Airport non-Schengen near gate F17-F19

We are proud to extend our collaboration with @Oslolufthavn Oslo Airport. This time we are reaching out to families traveling with babies, newborn, infants and toddler...   Read more

DIE ZEIT Leo; What future world do you want to live in?

Spring 2017, Germany’s largest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and the International Museum of Children’s Art invited children and young people to express their opinion...   Read more

African Drum Activity June-December 2017

AFRICAN DRUMMING JUNE-DECEMBER 2017 Selected Saturdays we offer african drum activity. 10.06 24.06 01.07 08.07 22.07 05.08 12.08 19.08 07.10. 14.10. 21.10. 28.10. 04.11....   Read more

Australia; Aurora National Art Competition 2017. (winning entries)

Aurora Art Competition 2017 for Australian Primary School students. Presenting original winning entries from the national Australian Art Competition Aurora 2017.  The official invitation...   Read more

Summer hours until 20.8.17

SUMMER HOURS From 23.06.17 – 20.08.17  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11.00 am – 16.00 pm Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 am – 16.00 pm...   Read more

From June: Future city and the green shift.

Future city and the green shift. The International Museum of Children’s Art presents the exhibition “Future city and the green shift” which focuses on children’s...   Read more

The International Museum of Children’s Art Pop-up gallery at Oslo Airport.

The pop-up gallery is an extended collaboration and a joint venture between the International Museum of Children’s Art and Avinor Oslo Airport, which marks the airport’s...   Read more

International children’s art at Avinor Oslo Airport

International children’s art at Avinor Oslo Airport.   Travelers at Oslo Airport can experience the colorful children’s art from The International Museum of Children’s Art...   Read more

March-May: “Future city and the green shift” children’s art in the Art Passage at Jernbanetorget in cooperation with Sporveien AS

Art in the Subway.   From March 27th – 7th May 2017:   “Future city and the green shift”   The International Museum of...   Read more

Tourist in your own city – 23.04.17

On 23 April 2017 the inhabitants of Oslo are invited to be tourists in their own city for free. The purpose of the event...   Read more

From March 16- May 31; «I want to become president» – South Sudanese children drawings from Kiryandongo Refugee Camp, Uganda

            «I want to become president» – South-sudanese children drawings from Kiryandongo Refugee Camp, Uganda. From March 16 the...   Read more

Dance with Indian Rhythms at the Museum, Sunday February 12th at 2 PM

Dance with Indian Rhythms! – Indian dancing for young and old.  Dance School Indian Rhythms invites you to a dancing workshop at The International Museum of...   Read more

Art workshops 2017

The art workshops on Sundays are a regular activity offered at the museum. The themes change monthly and on special occasions. The art workshops...   Read more

“Children and nature” from 17.01.:

CHILDREN AND NATURE This exhibition from our permanent collection, shows the inseparable coexistence between child and nature, and the special close and direct connection of the...   Read more

Exhibition: “If I had to flee..” from January 17 2017

  Exhibition; “If I had to flee..”  From January 17th 2017: Presenting a selection of contributions from last autumn’s drawing and writing competition for 5th–7th...   Read more

Exhibition “If I had to flee..” at Oslo City Hall Dec 13- Dec 17 2016

  Exhibition; “If I had to flee..”  19 county winners presented at Oslo City Hall 13 December – 17 December. The exhibition displays 19 county...   Read more

Winter children’s art exhibition at The Art Passage, Jernbanetorget until 10.01.17 in cooperation with Sporveien Oslo AS

          A special children’s art winter exhibition will be on display in the Art Passage at Jernbanetorget, Oslo central station from  07.12.16 until...   Read more

The International Museum of Children’s Art 1986-2016

The International Children’s Art Museum is an institution for social service, where children and young people have their own venue to present the most...   Read more

Social responsibility; The Museum exhibits in The Art Passage at Jernbanetorget in cooperation with Sporveien AS

Art in the subway Experience Children’s Art at the passage at Jernbanetorget in Oslo. On the occasion of The International Museum of Children’s Art...   Read more

Families and private visitors

Families and private visitors are welcome to visit us. As a private visitor you don’t have to make an appointment in advance. Here you’ll...   Read more

Resources

A selection of relevant resources that might be of interest before or after a visit to The International Museum of Children’s Art:  The museum’s information...   Read more

Practical information about group visits

GUIDED TOURS SCHEDULE Guided tours are offered at set times and must be booked in advance. During the school year tours can be booked...   Read more

Primary schools and afterschool programs

We provide knowledge of children’s art with the intention of strengthening the learning process through commitment and enthusiasm. Our guided tours can be related...   Read more

Upper secondary school, universities, adult education and more

We offer guided tours to upper secondary schools, university colleges, universities, adult education schools, arts and culture clubs and more. Our guide will give...   Read more

Groups with special needs

We offer guided tours for groups with special needs, and are happy to adjust the program to fit the individual needs and functioning. We...   Read more

Storytelling with actress Kirsten Høeg

Storytelling with actress Kirsten Høeg is a recurring and popular event in the museum’s mediation program. Kirsten’s performances are based on well-known and lesser-known...   Read more

May-August 2016 Exhibit: “Children know what’s important”

With the exhibition «Children know what’s important», The International Museum of Children’s Art wishes to focus on the values of children and young people,...   Read more

«The return of the fabled animals» – an exhibition with Eskild Hagemoen (10)

Saturday June 4th is the opening of the exhibition “The return of the fabled animals” showing drawings by Eskild Hagemoen. We asked Eskild to...   Read more

WINNER CONTRIBUTIONS | DRAWING COMPETITION TOURIST IN YOUR OWN CITY 2016

«OSLO IN THE FUTURE» As part of the annual event «Tourist in your own city», organised by the City of Oslo and VisitOSLO, every...   Read more

Exhibition with Sigurd Storm: Children drawings from 1976 – 1993

The exhibition opens April 16th Experience a selection of children’s drawings and artworks created by Sigurd Storm! As a child, Sigurd Storm (1975) stood...   Read more

Love, friendship and community – until 29.5.16

The pictures are made by pupils attending Lerum School of Music and Performing Arts, just outside Göteborg in Sweden. The subject is called ”Art...   Read more

Climate hope, climate change and children’s voices

– An outlook and views on what children and young are going to inherit, addressing challenges and promoting healthy living in response to climate change. The climate...   Read more

Portraits

There are many portraits in the museum’s collection, and we are now devoting even more space to this genre. Portraits are highly regarded in...   Read more

The Amazon Rainforest, Peru

In November 1990 the museum’s founders Rafael and Alla Goldin visited the “Usko-Ayar Amazonian School of Painting and Nature” in Pucallpa, Peru. They brought...   Read more

PERMANENT EXHIBITION: International doll collection

In our doll room you will find dolls, masks and puppets from all over the world. It is not without reason that the kids...   Read more

PERMANENT EXHIBITION: Sculptures – Frederic Lanovsky

Frederic Lanovsky is a modern sculptor. He creates modern art on a monumental scale. His sculptures are unique and very colorful. Frederic also enjoys...   Read more

See what I mean?

Democracy means government by the people. One way the people can make their views known is by voting in elections. Most countries have a...   Read more

PEACE AND FREEDOM – what does it mean in 2016?

The Peace and Freedom – exhibition was first displayed at Hamar Cultural Centre in the autumn of 2015. The Women’s International League for Peace...   Read more

28.11.15 – 25.01.16: A winter exhibition at the Barcode passage

As the first museum to exhibit in the Barcode passage, the International Museum of Children’s Art is showing children’s art from all over the...   Read more

2015: Paint project Økernly Kindergarten

During the spring of 2015 children in Økernly kindergarten (Oslo) collaborated on a paint project, where children of all ages worked together on the same...   Read more

2015: Government for a day

What if children were allowed to decide and influence their own future? The collage workshop “Government for a day” was a program aimed at...   Read more

2015: Mikael’s digital universe

Mikael is 15 years old and comes from Karlsøy, Troms. He loves to draw, and he’s been drawing since he was little. His drawings...   Read more

Visited us recently?

We would much appreciate it if you took the time to answer our questionnaire about your experience at the museum. You can do so...   Read more

2015: The Parliament’s drawing competition 2014

As part of the constitutional bicentenary in 2014, the Parliament arranged a drawing competition, inviting 1. – 4. graders to draw the front page...   Read more

2015: Otakara Ševčíka Art school

Základní umělecká škola Otakara Ševčíka is an art school located in Pisek in the Czech Republic. Founded in 1901, the school has a long...   Read more

2015: 49 Heroes

This exhibition presents 49 cut-outs designed by children aged 3-16. The figures were designed by children who were admitted to the KK Women’s and...   Read more

2015: The great wheel

The great wheel – by the Vick d’Azir School, Paric, France “The great wheel“ is an art project initiated by artist Pia Myrvold and...   Read more

2015: Etchings: De Driemaster school

The 4th graders at De Driemaster school in the Netherlands have been working with a traditional printing technique called etching. Etching is the process...   Read more

2015: Jesse King Andrews

At age two, Jesse King Andrews drew his first lion. At age three, he drew his first tiger. At age five, he entered an...   Read more

2014: JA, VI ELSKER! The bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution 2014

The exhibition consists of images that explore children’s various perspectives on society, politics and ecology. We look at how key concepts such as democracy,...   Read more

2014 – 2015: The Cultural Rucksack – Government for a day

The Cultural Rucksack (Den kulturelle skolesekken) is a national programme for art and culture provided by professionals in Norwegian schools. The programme helps school...   Read more

2014: “Daddy world wide”

  The International Museum of Childrens Art is pleased to present the exhibition ”Daddy world wide”. The museum has invited children from all corners...   Read more

2014: Artclub Rafael

In 2014 the International Museum of Childrens Art arranged a series of workshops where artists from different professions within drawing were asked to hold...   Read more

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