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Celebrate democracy!

10 March – 19 May 2019
One hundred years ago, a decision was taken in the Swedish Parliament to introduce universal and equal suffrage.

Remote Possibilities

Mishka Henner is known for his political work in the digital era and his work exists on the border between art and documentary photography.

Traces 1970–2018

23 september 2018 – 20 januari 2019
Nic Langendoens konstnärskap i retrospektiv

Blue years

A short documentary by Maria Mäki with two different perspectives on Sweden Finns.

At Home We Belong

26 May – 25 August 2019
Photographer Inuuteq Storch gives a multilayered and nuanced image of today's Greenland

Home at Plupp’s

1 February–17 March 2019
Here children may play in the hut, sail a raft on the river and meet the various animals

Priority: Minority

There are five national minorities in Sweden: Jews, Roma, Sweden Finns, the Tornedalen Finnish and the indigenous Sami. Despite having lived alongside each other for centuries, the museum’s archives contain very little in the way of collected material and descriptions relating to the lives and conditions of these minorities.

Bee-keeper in Bjurholm

During one season the museum’s ethnologist and photographer followed the bee-keeper Janne Westerlund from Bjurholm in his work with beehives and honey harvest

Dagar vid havet

29 maj 2016 – 2 april 2017
Ingen annanstans är Sune Jonsson så bildmässigt och estetiskt medvetet »grafisk« i sitt fotografiska uttryck som i Dagar vid havet.


An entire exhibition on textiles! Clothes from past and present, socks, ties, tiny little children’s shoes and huge men’s boots. Fashions and trends, attractive and ugly, techniques, materials and fabric care.

A pioneer

Lina Persson, one of Västerbotten's first female photographers

Rock art in Sàpmi

Photos, film and images give you an insight into the representational world of Stone Age man.

Emigrant Memoir

Linda Maria Thompson continues her investigation of the visualization of the migrant experience

The Milky Way

The photographer Hanna Modigh on the time between childhood and adulthood – full of uncertainty, confusion, anticipation and yearning.

Almost Perfect

20 October 2018 – 3 February 2019
Six artists explore the polarized images of the Nordic countries


Children and youngsters are important in Sune Jonson's photographs treasure of images. Here we The little ones, busy with their everyday chores, extensive personal responsibilities, and at the same time engrossed in simply being a child. Of those we meet here some are familiar, others we encounter for the first time.

Prague ’68

In august 1968 photographer Sune Jonsson and journalist Dag Lindberg were in Prague on a mission to cover »The Prague Spring«, but got instead right into the invasion from the Soviet lead Warsaw Pact armies

Heaven’s Darkroom

19 December 2018 – 2 June 2019
All people are beautiful when they work, the photographer and filmmaker Jean Hermanson meant.


Ett tema med variationer över tid

Looking for Alice

Fotografen Siân Davey iscensätter en psykologisk och känslomässig resa mot att förstå och lära känna sitt barn, och blottar samtidigt okunskap och förutfattade meningar

Building preservation

A knowledge bank with information on local building traditions, different architectural styles, older building materials and craft techniques. Here you will find information and inspiration on matters related to the care and preservation of buildings.

Ski exhibition

The highlight is the world’s oldest ski, which dates back to about 3 400 BC


Sjöfart och skeppsbyggeri var omfattande verksamheter längs västerbottenskusten, och säljakten en viktig näring långt in på 1900-talet. Ett par år efter att Fiske- och sjöfartsmuseet öppnades, föddes idén om att komplettera samlingen med en bogserbåt.

We are roma

The exhibition provides a narrative of the daily lives and the history of the Roma. It is about 500 years of living as outsiders, living in the open, activism, joy, traditions, music and hope for the future. It is also about migration from India to Europe, about language and cultural heritage.

Human Nature

Sat 22 Feb — Sun 30 Aug

About seeing nature promarily as a source of raw materials, and about underestimating values that are immeasurable in terms of money.

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