Summer at Museum Nord

Check our summer program – summer at Museum Nord. Here you are guaranteed to find something that tempts you!

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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:

  • Arrival facility: Museum shop, café, archeological exhibition and the film “the dream of Borg”
  • The Chieftain’s house: guiding, craftsmen and food
  • At the Viking ship harbour: Ax throw, bow and arrow, horseshoe throw, smithy, Viking ship, café
  • Activity route from the chieftain’s house to the Viking ship harbour

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.

  • 1. juli kl. 20 Konsert hos Neptun Sildoljefabrikk med Ståle Storløkken
  • 2 July at 18 Chamber Concert in The Worker with WAM Trio
  • 3 July at 14 Open Academy with Prof. Nils Chr. Stenseth in Melbu Community Centre
  • 5 July at 10-16 Melbu Conference in Melbu Community Centre “Can we learn from history”. Baard Herman Borge, Ørjan Olsvik, Ane Høym and Gudmund Hernes
  • 6 July at 12 Melbu Conference in Melbu Community Centre “Can we learn from history”. Kristoffer Egeberg, Sun Heidi Sæbø and Hans-Wilhelm Steinfeld
  • 6 July at 17 Exhibition opening at Neptune Herring Oil Factory, AiRV: Mia Harris, Andrea Greenwood, Will Renel (UK)
  • 7 July at 16 Garden walk and market/demonstration of old handicrafts in the yard at Melbo Manor. Part of the Summer Melbu program.
  • 8 July at 14 Art lab for children, drop-in, Melbu Torg
  • 9 July at 17 Consert for opera students Mesterklasse, Arbeideren

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

  • Sunday July 24 market day at the museum from 11-17
  • On Monday July 25 the artists from AiR Vesterålen have a workshop at the museum and present their work on 30 July.
  • Wednesday July 27 at 17 Adventures for Adults by Liv Helene Willumsen and Gøril Karlsen
  • On Friday July 29, the museum will take part in the Coastal Team’s family day at Lake Steinesjøen
  • On Saturday July 30, the museum tells about the last part of Anton Ellingsen’s diary from Gaukværøya
  • Sunday July 31 Adventure Trail at Bøhallen

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

  • Tour of the væreiergården at the Lofoten Museum at 13:00
  • Polar Night: exhibition for children of all ages explored with a flashlight, at Lofoten Aquarium
  • Boat and mountain: exhibition with works by John Savio and Kaare Espolin Johnson at Espolin Gallery
  • Art workshop for children and youth at Espolin Gallery 12-14
  • Espolins Lofoten: Tour of Gallery Espolin at 14:00

Summer activities at Lofotr Viking Museum:

  • Arrival facility: Museum shop, café, archeological exhibition and the film “the dream of Borg”
  • The Chieftain’s house: guiding, craftsmen and food
  • At the Viking ship harbour: Ax throw, bow and arrow, horseshoe throw, smithy, Viking ship, café
  • Activity route from the chieftain’s house to the Viking ship harbour

Travelling exhibition about war sailors visits Museum Nord

August

August 3-7 Viking Festival at Borg, Lofotr 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:

  • Arrival facility: Museum shop, café, archeological exhibition and the film “the dream of Borg”
  • The Chieftain’s house: guiding, craftsmen and food
  • At the Viking ship harbour: Ax throw, bow and arrow, horseshoe throw, smithy, Viking ship, café
  • Activity route from the chieftain’s house to the Viking ship harbour

Travelling exhibition about war sailors visits Museum Nord

Cultural programme for the whole of 2022 can be found here