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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.
Do an Art Walk and dicover the art on your own with our map.
You can download both an english and a german version - see right hand side.
A 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.