Malmo – Art

Gamla Vastar

Malmo’s Old Town, located in the Western part of the city. It is dotted with many small historical buildings, art galleries, small hotels and interesting cafes. Considered one of the cities hip areas, visitors may be surprised to note that there are little to no stores located in this area, but worth a visit to see the quaint architecture and small local cafes and galleries.

Malmo Art Museum

Considered one of the leading museums in all of Scandinavia, this museum was founded in 1841. The modern museum complex was built in 1937 and houses collections of Nordic modern and contemporary art, including nearly 40,000 works. The museum also includes a collection of furniture and handcrafts from southern Sweden as well as a permanent exhibition entitled “From 1500 until Now”, showcasing the evolution of Swedish and European painting and sculpture styles.