Thursday, 6 March 2014

Kids activities during the winter holidays in Kristiansand

During the winter holidays in Kristiansand, the arts museum in Kristiansand (called SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum) offers activities for kids called the Vinterferie Verksted.


The museum is the regional art museum of Agder counties. The museum runs an extensive artistic activities such as include management, development, dissemination and research on its collection of arts and crafts. In addition, the museum conveys Norwegian and international contemporary art, craft and art history through exhibitions, traveling exhibitions, events, activities, lectures, workshops and educational projects. It was created in 1995 by the Municipality of Kristiansand, Vest-Agder county, Aust-Agder County and Christian Sands Art Gallery.

This week the kids are painting coral and birds which represent art that is displayed in the museum from a local artist. The kids can then take these home with them. Some of the kids however were very proud of their art and insisted that the museum have them for the week.  (as you can see here)


This is completely free for kids, but sometimes there is a small fee (around 25kr) to help pay for the paints, staff and other things used by the kids. The museum also has activites for the kids in other holidays during the year and you can contact the museum to get more information : Tel +47 38 07 49 00 / email:

The museum is upgrading some of the rooms at the museum to be especially for children. These will open in June 2014.

1 comment:

  1. I don't think numerous websites offer these posts of collection.