A rowboat with finely dressed people cross a fjord with mountains and a church in the background
Hans Gude, Adolph Tidemand, "Bridal Procession on the Hardangerfjord", 1848.
Photo: Nasjonalmuseet / Børre Høstland

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design lends a number of works from the Collections to exhibitions in Norway and abroad. Some artworks from the National Museum are also on loan to public institutions in Norway and abroad.

The loan application should be addressed to Director Ingrid Røynesdal and preferably be sent by email to: saksarkiv@nasjonalmuseet.no

Requests should be sent digitally at least 9 months prior to the exhibition opening (6 months for loans within Norway).

The request should include:

  • Exact dates and title of the exhibition.
  • Description of the exhibition concept.
  • Purpose of the loan.
  • A list of requested works of art (artist, title, date, technique, dimensions and the National Museum’s inventory number).
  • A completed and signed Standard Facility Report and a floor plan of the exhibition area.

Search artworks from our collection here

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Siri Lindberg – Registrar, short-term loans

Stine Hoel – Registrar, short-term loans

Olaug Røsvik Andreassen – Registrar, long-term loans