Halmstad is a lively city for art. Here you’ll find a wide range of everything from local to international art.
The city is rich with public art that you can experience at first hand. The municipal council is also investing a lot in exhibitions and education. Mjellby Konstmuseum - Halmstadgruppens museum and Halmstads Konsthall together make up a basis for the municipal council’s art initiative.
Discover art in Halmstad with you smart phoneIn the center of Halmstad you can enjoy fantastic artwork of national and international character. Here you can meet Lena Cronqvist "Girl in Bath", Pablo Picasso "Womanshead" and many more. Our mobile guide will take you on a art walk around the sculptures.
Download OnSpotStorys App1. Open Android Market/iPhone App Store2. Search for "OnSpotStory"3. Download/Install the app4. Open the app and search for "Art in Halmstad"5. Listen to the guide
Well-known artists from HalmstadA number of artists have lived and worked in Halmstad over the years. Halmstadgruppen, formed in 1929, was active for 50 years. Their group of friends included a number of artists who spent their summers in Halmstad.
Sven X:et Eriksson, Knut Gruve, Felix Hatz etc. formed "Söndrumskolonin" over a period of a few years in the 1940s. Other artists with connections to Halmstad include Olle Baertling and Edvin Öhrström. Even today Halmstad has a number of artists working here.
Halmstadgruppen by Stellan Mörner 1936. From left: Egon Östlund (friend of the group), Erik Olson, Axel Olson, Sven Jonson, Stellan Mörner, Waldemar Lorentzon, Esaias Thorén.