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Museum Sunday

Oscarsborg Fortress, Drøbak

Oscarsborg Fortress, Drøbak

In yesterday’s post you came on a boat trip with me through the Oslofjord. Today, we have arrived at our destination —  Oscarsborg fortress in Drøbak. The fortress is located on Søndre Kaholmen island just outside Drøbak and is only accessible by boat. There’s a 10 minute ferry service from Drøbak, so you can easily visit the […]

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Successful Norwegian Fashion Labels

Successful Norwegian Fashion Labels

Until August 26th, DOGA (Museum of design and architecture) in Oslo runs an exhibit presenting 16 Norwegian fashion designers who, in the last ten years, have received financial support to showcase their collections internationally. The exhibit includes some of the most successful labels that have been established in Norway in recent years and they all excel at […]

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The Royal Castle, Oslo

The Royal Castle, Oslo

Yesterday, I paid a visit to the Royal Castle, the home of the Norwegian royal family, which is located right in the centre of Oslo. The castle is placed on a slight hill surrounded by an idyllic public park that is the daily thoroughfare for people on their way to work and school. Today, King Harald and Queen Sonja reside […]

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Camilla Prytz’s New Jewellery Collection

Camilla Prytz’s New Jewellery Collection

A campaign poster On Thursday, night my new camera lense and I headed to Gallery Fineart to check out Norwegian jewellery designer Camilla Prytz‘s new collection. The launch party was organised like a one-night pop-up shop at the gallery with plenty of champagne and photo opportunities. Camilla (in the middle) posing with her family Originally […]

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The Vigeland Sculptures in Frognerparken, Oslo

The Vigeland Sculptures in Frognerparken, Oslo

Sinnataggen and I, photographed by Lise Hjertaas Last weekend, my friend Lise and I spent a few hours shooting outfits in Frognerparken (here, here), a gorgeous public garden in Oslo. The infamous park includes the Vigeland sculpture park, which houses a vast collection of sculptures by the Norwegian artist Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943). Not only are Vigeland’s sculptures gorgeously voluptious, they are […]

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Friends, Food & Art

Friends, Food & Art

Though I live a full and happy life here in Oslo, I have missed my friends back in Bergen since I crossed the mountains. We talk regularly on the phone, but this is not the same as hanging out with them over a longer period of time, when we can relax and goof around in each […]

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Art & Whites at The Munch Museum

Art & Whites at The Munch Museum

On Saturday morning, my friend Lise and I attended the opening of the much talked about exhibition Van Gogh + Munch at the Munch Museum, Oslo. Queen Sonja of Norway and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the exhibition, which was attended by hundreds of people — we were squashed so closely together in the […]

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Fineart gallery, Tjuvholmen

Fineart gallery, Tjuvholmen

On my sunny stroll through Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen last Sunday, I paid a visit to gallery Fineart. Specialising in contemporary art, they run a well curated gallery as well as publishing the monthly magazine Kunst. By subscribing to Kunst you receive a discount on all their artwork, frames included. This is a great deal that I’ve […]

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Edvard Munch’s life & career

Edvard Munch’s life & career

I love art and I feel so fortunate that I now live in Oslo, where there is a vast collection of art museums and galleries to visit! Last weekend, I visited the Munch museum in Tøyen, a visit you got a sneak peak into in this post. Only a small selection of Munch’s art was actucally […]

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A tour of Stortinget, Norway’s parliament building

A tour of Stortinget, Norway’s parliament building

On a Saturday, you can take free one hour guided tours of Stortinget, the Norwegian parliament. A few weeks’ back I did just that and was amazed at how gorgeous the building is, in particular the ceilings! I wanted to share the photographs with you to entice you to take a tour of your own, if you […]

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