Cultural Programme 2022

01 March 2022

Wondering what we can offer this year? Lectures, festivals, winter holiday activities, theatre, Christmas workshops and much more! Explore our cultural programme 2022.

Throughout the year there are a lot of different things going on around our museums. Below you can take a closer look at what we currently have on the block for 2022. Individual events with more details will be posted under Events. Subject to changes to the program.

February

Book launch “Sami past in Lofoten”:

21 February at 19: Lecture with Knut Werner Hagen “General Fleischer and the battles for Narvik in 1940” at Sortland Museum.

February 23-27 The Northern Lights Festival – Winter party in Andøy at andøymuseet.

March

3. and 4 March at 14-16: Arctic Kids event at Narvik Museum

March 13 Family day at the Lofoten Aquarium, Espolin Gallery and the Lofoten Museum

March 15-16 School performance “Music in the Farm” at Melbo Manor

16 March Festaften/The radical gymnasium at Sortland Museum

18-27 March Winter party at Narvik Museum

24 and 25 March Lofoten fishing days on Å

March 30 Lecture with Ole Martin Rønning “First in the North – The Labor Movement in North Norway” at Sortland Museum.

Lecture with Knut Werner Hagen “General Fleischer and the battle for Narvik in 1940” at Melbo Manor. Date’s coming.

April

1-3 April Course with Tone Elvebakk in weaving Sami coma bands from Nordre Nordland and Sør-Troms. Melbo Manor in cooperation with NAKV.

2 April Lecture with Tone Elvebakk: Sami gákti/kofte in Nordre Nordland and Sør-Troms. Melbo Manor in cooperation with NAKV.

April 7 at 7:19 p.m.: Lecture with Åsa Elstad “Hurtigruta under the war” at Sortland Museum.

Week 14 Concert with the Sami group “Duvvene”. The date hasn’t quite set yet. Melbo Manor in cooperation with NAKV.

May

May 29 season opener/Coast Day at Lofoten Aquarium, Espolin Gallery and Lofoten Museum

June

Summer opening of museumsSkaftnes farmBø MuseumKjøpsvik MuseumKorsnes MuseumNorwegian Fishing Village MuseumØksnes Museum.

June 1 starts city biking in Narvik and the bakery at Å opens

June 4 The Arctic Triple starts from the Lofotr Viking Museum

June 7 Plant sale at Melbo Manor

June 8 Launch of first prototype from GaiaVesterålen at Sortland Museum

June 4-11 Pop-up art exhibition at Narvik Museum by Sammuel Ambroise

June 11 Exhibition opening: Espolin Johnson and Savio at the Espolin Gallery

June 11 Costal day at Bø Museum

June 11 18-21 Board games evening at Andøy Museum

June 15 Childrens routen opens at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

June 21 The boat Gamle Oksøy visits Sortland as a part of the 50 years anniversary of the Norwegian oil spill protection. Arranged by the Museum of the Norwegian Costal Administration.

June 25 Risøyrenna 100 years

June 28 Our Struggle opens at Øksnes Museum

June 29 Summer opening at Jennestad trading post

Summer activities at Lofotr Viking Museum:

July

Summer opening of museums: Ballangen Museum

July 1 to 10 Summer Melbu. Here are selected events from NAKV and Museum Nord. Visit Summer Melbu for complete program.

July 7 at 12-14 Art workshop for children and youth at the Espolin Gallery

July 13-14 at 12-14 Arctic kids mining camp at Ballangen Museum

July 24-31 Reginedagan at Bø Museum

Summer activites at the Lofoten Museum, Espolin Gallery and Lofoten Aquarium in July:

Summer activities at Lofotr Viking Museum:

August

August 3-7 Viking Festival at BorgLofotr Viking Museum

August 12 “Touring Theatre in Trøndelag – The Last Viking” visits Vågan

August 20 Barbecue day at Andøy Museum

Summer activities at Lofotr Viking Museum:

Travelling exhibition about war sailors visits Museum Nord

September

Cultural heritage days 3-11 September:

September 12 ERIH workitout at Narvik Museum

September 13 Live podcast about EvoCave in Kjøpsvik. Organizer: Kjøpsvik Museum

Travelling exhibition about war sailors visits Museum Nord

October

4 October Kanelsnurren’s day at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Museum

Winter holiday activities at the museums

Mouse hunt at Fygle Museum

Autumn Day/Draugendag at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Museum

November

November 16 «Night at the Museum» at Ballangen Museum

26 November Christmas market and Christmas workshop for children Bø Museum

Christmas workshop and super sale of annual passes at Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Bright living Kabelvåg vol. 4 – Gallery Espolin

December

December 3rd Christmas market at Narvik Museum and old-fashioned Christmas at Å

More News

Exhibition opening and several talks

This week there will be an exhibition opening and several lectures. A highlight is the opening of the exhibition Bæsj – Portalen til fortiden at Bø Museum.

million gift to SKREI

On Wednesday 28 September, Bent Eriksen handed over a gift of millions to the SKREI project and Museum Nord by director Geir Are Johansen.

Revision of private archives in Vesterålen

Together with the Archives in Nordland, Jaroslav Bogomolov, is carrying out an revision of private archives in Vesterålen this week.