Sweden

No free entry for Sweden’s museums

The country’s current political crisis has scuppered a plan to drop entrance fees at state-run institutions

Published online: 12 December 2014

Thousands sign petition to save Swedish Institutes

The government’s plan to close outposts for research and cultural exchange in the Mediterranean has led to a storm of protest

Published online: 30 October 2014

Swedish artists say ‘Pay up’

Smaller state-run museums are failing to follow a rule that requires payment for exhibitions

Published online: 23 October 2014

Go fig-ure

Published online: 17 October 2014

Artists see red over cadmium ban

A Europe-wide restriction on the use of the chemical pigment is under consideration

Published online: 25 September 2014

Talks of museum merger in Stockholm

The Modern Museet could take over the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design after its director was forced out this summer

Published online: 20 August 2014

Sweden's Carnegie Art Award cancels touring exhibition

Sponsoring bank cites restructuring as reason for budget cuts

Published online: 26 November 2013

Swedish castle recovers 16th-century ‘astronomical computer’

The valuable astrolabe is believed to have been among the many objects stolen by the “Royal Library man” from Swedish museums

Published online: 21 August 2013

Galleries boycott Swedish art festival

Some have criticised the “Nordic” theme for being nationalistic and exclusive

Published online: 01 May 2013

Swedish artist’s foundation split by legal dispute

Boardroom fight centres around alleged plan to build anthroposophy museum with funds from Hilma af Klint foundation

Published online: 02 April 2013

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