In 1958, Moderna Museet (the Museum of modern art) was opened on the island Skeppsholmen in Central Stockholm. Nowadays, it has one of the best and full collections of paintings and sculptures of the XXth century.
The Spanish architect Rafael Moneo Valles developed the project, which from 1994 to 1998, reconstructed the building of the Museum. The new image created by Valles, look stylish and fully consistent with the internal content of the museum.
The exposition of the museum includes approximately 100 000 works of contemporary painters and sculptors. The museum collection includes works by internationally famous artists who have become classics of modern art: the French fauvist Henri Matisse, the surrealist and cubist Pablo Picasso, the avant-garde artist Kazimir Malevich, the Italian surrealist Giorgio de Chirico, the Swiss sculptor and painter, representative of expressionism Alberto Giacometti, the American sculptor Alexander Calder, the Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the German minimalist Ulrich Ruckriem.
The museum has a rich collection of creations of Russian constructivists. The works of iconic pop art creator Andy Warhol, of the genius Salvador Dali and the odious Pablo Picasso annually attract hundreds of visitors.
On the approach to the building, visitors are greeted by unusual, bright sculptures. The most original of them is the work of Björn Levin "Lenin".
Temporary exhibitions of the museum are particularly noteworthy. At different times, the museum represented the works by Monet, Turner, Twombly, many modern photographers. After the reconstruction, the building of Moderna Museet housed the Museum of architecture. The main highlight and the pride of the Museum is the library of photos, which collected the research materials, periodicals, exhibition catalogs, albums.
There is a cozy restaurant, a souvenir shop and a workshop in which the youngest visitors become familiar with the arts.
II: 10:00 – 20:00;
III: 10:00 – 18:00;
IV: 10:00 – 18:00;
V: 10:00 – 20:00;
VI - VII: 11:00 – 17:00
111 49 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: (+46) 8 5202 3500
59° 19′ 35″ N, 18° 5′ 1″ E
Regular price: SEK 120