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There’s a museum for every aesthetic and taste in Skåne. Whether you like Ancient, Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and bleeding-edge contemporary work, you’ll find it in our museums. Here are a few you should visit.

Malmö Konsthall

Artwork at Malmö Konsthall © Sara Johari
Two men inspect the artwork © Anders Ebefeldt Studio E

Malmö Konsthall

Malmö Konsthall is one of Europe’s largest exhibition halls for contemporary art. The light and airy architecture creates a perfect backdrop for the varying exhibitions arranged here. The museum has an international focus, encompassing the classics of modern art and contemporary artists. The small museum-shop sells books and posters, and the restaurant serves delicious food. Sit outside in the cosy courtyard in the summertime.

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Moderna museet Malmö

Inspecting the photographs © Moderna museet
Photographic exhibition © Moderna museet
Man with stroller at Moderna Museet © Åsa Lundén

Moderna museet Malmö

This impressive art museum was opened in 2009 in a unique building, a former power station built in 1901. Moderna Museet Malmö features exhibitions of prominent contemporary artists as well as classics and has a large collection of its own that provides material for the permanent collections. A coffee or lunch in the café and some shopping in the museum shop makes a visit here complete.

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Skissernas Museum - The museum of sketches

Exhibition © Skissernas museum
Inside Skissernas museum © Skissernas museum

Skissernas Museum - The museum of sketches

Skissernas Museum in the centre of Lund houses the world’s largest collection of sketches, models and preparatory works for international and Swedish art. It focuses on the artist’s creative process and you follow it from a first idea until the final model or sketch. The museum consists of seven large galleries with a variety of sketches and models, from small copper web models the size of a fingernail, to large sculptures more than five metres tall.

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Lunds konsthall

© Lunds konsthall

Lunds konsthall

Lunds art gallery in the centre of the city focuses on presenting contemporary art. Its exhibitions are internationally oriented while taking local culture into account. The exhibition space comprises 650 square metres in a sequence of larger and smaller rooms on two floors. The municipal art collection comprises more than 3,000 works, and 400 are permanently installed in the museum and around Lund.

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Dunkers kulturhus

Dunkers in sunset © Beatrice Stiernstedt
Dunkers in summer attire © Lotta Ahlberg
Dunkers in twilight© Sydpol

Dunkers kulturhus

Dunkers Kulturhus serves as a cultural hub and meeting place for Helsingborg. Visitors can view historical and contemporary art, different performances and listen to or attend discussions and debates on different topics. Dunkers Kulturhus is where people of all ages can explore their creativity through imagery, music and diverse media. It’s a perfect place for a cup of coffee or a tasty lunch while enjoying the view over Öresund.

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Regionmuseet Kristianstad

State and body © Regionhuset
Colorful tunnel © Regionhuset Kristianstad

Regionmuseet Kristianstad

The permanent exhibitions of this museum in the city centre focus on individual histories illustrating how life has changed in Kristianstad over the years. There are temporary exhibitions covering topical subjects, and the Centre for Contemporary Art shows installations, paintings, graphic arts and photos. The exhibitions look beyond the borders of Sweden to give glimpses of contemporary art from all over the world. Enjoy an espresso and home-baked pastries or sit down for a light lunch in Café Miró. Relax under the walnut trees in the museum courtyard during the summer months.

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Wanås

Wanås © Tannus

Wanås

Entering the art park of Wanås is a bit like leaving the ordinary world and its restrictions behind. It’s a different, fairy-tale universe where anything is possible and where art is everywhere. Wanås consists of an organic farm, hotel, art park full of sculptures and an art gallery housing a unique collection of contemporary art from renowned international artists. For children the park is a mind-boggling adventure containing over 50 permanent works of art as well as temporary exhibitions. Kids can write a wish on paper and hang it in Yoko Ono’s wishing tree, run through the forest and play on the swings that are works of art in themselves. The on-site shop sells organic toys and you can order organic ice cream and pastries at the cafeteria.

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