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Permanent Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

  • On Now:

    July 7, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

    Nordic Swan

    Danish artist and activist Thomas Dambo transforms trash into treasure, creating public sculptures that beautify their surroundings. His Nordic Swan was fashioned from 300 recycled mayonnaise containers fitted over a wooden armature and embodies Denmark's symbol for recycling as well as the fairytale Ugly Duckling.

  • On Now:

    Oct 22, 2022 - Feb 12, 2023

    Alvar Aalto’s Jyväskylä by Janne Tuunanen

    Renowned Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is recognized as one of the great masters of modern architecture. When the pandemic drove the New York–­­based Finnish photographer Janne Tuunanen back to Jyväskylä, he discovered a newfound appreciation for Aalto’s early projects in their shared Finnish hometown.

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Upcoming:

    Dec 9, 2022 - Mar 5, 2023


    From December 2022 until March 2023, the National Nordic Museum will present Mygration, an exhibition of works by Tomas Colbengtson and Stina Folkebrant.

  • Upcoming:

    Mar 17, 2023 - July 30, 2023


    The National Nordic Museum will present an immersive artwork created by Jónsi (Jón Þór Birgisson), lead singer of the world-famous Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós. Created specifically for the Museum, the artwork will be the focus of Jónsi’s first museum exhibition in the United States.