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Food culture and traditions at the Lofoten Museum

In the Cultural Heritage Days, the Lofoten Museum has collaborated with our well-known and beloved “Bakstekjærring”, Anne Røde, invited students from VIO in Svolvær to a day of baking.

MFA aspirants visited SKREI and SRC

The MFA aspirants visited SKREI and Skrei Research Center (SRC) on 4 September.

Drawing workshop at Espolin Gallery

Gallery Espolin has invited comic artists Judith Vanistendael and Eva Hilhorst to present their project and hold a drawing workshop on Saturday during Lofoten Art Open!

Registration session at Sørvågen Radio

At the end of August, our collection management group met for another registration session, this time at Sørvågen Radio – a telecommunications museum.

Open day at Ballangen Museum

On Saturday 2 September, there was an open day at Ballangen Museum on the occasion of Cultural Heritage Days 2023. Ballangen Historielag provided coffee and delicious cakes and there was a display of spinning yarn on stingrays.

Materials for reuse from former våganheimen

Old Våganheimen will be demolished in connection with the start-up of SKREI. On this occasion, Skrei Eiendom wants to give stakeholders in the local community the opportunity to reuse some of the materials from the buildings that will be demolished.

Cultural Heritage Days in Storvågan

On the occasion of the Cultural Heritage Days, the Lofoten Museum will demonstrate traditional local Norwegian bread baked thanks to “new Norwegians” who attend VIO school in Svolvær.

The Manor house temporarily closed

The manor house at the Lofoten Museum is temporarily closed from 1 September 2023.

Landscape architects and basic tests of the ground

There are many tasks to be solved before SKREI can open in 2026. Among these is landscape planning – i.e. what the landscape around SKREI and now especially the Otolith should look like. What can we preserve of trees, rocks and landscape formations? Landscape architects and sample excavation are important tools.

100th anniversary of the electrification of the Ofotbanen railway

100th anniversary of the electrification of the Ofotbanen – The anniversary will be marked with an event up at Katterat station. The anniversary celebration starts with a great train ride from Narvik station to Katterat.