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The Nordic countries in focus for OpenART 2019

  OpenART will once again take over the city centre of Örebro June 8 – September 1 2019. During the biennale 2015 we chose to have a focus on China and France and in 2017 Japan and Colombia had an extra focus. It’s about a third of the participating artists who are selected for the […]


Time for Open Call. Who will be the artists of OpenART 2019?

  450 days left until next OpenArt and we are just now in the middle of planning the 2019 biennial. It’s a lot of work to plan the organisation, structure and procedure of finding the artists, countries to highlight, and possible exhibits.   One step in realizing OpenART 2019 is Open Call that opens today […]


Open Call soon to be launched

  Open Call opens March 15 and continues until May 15!   Finally it’s time to submit your application for next years OpenART. Open Call is an application where professional artists can submit their artworks, both already existing as well as new ideas. For the biennial 2019 Open Art is searching for artists with different […]


It’s finally time for the opening of OpenART 2017 in Örebro, Sweden

The team behind OpenArt likes to be a little secretive. We can hardly contain ourselves now – but we hope we have been able to keep everyone else in suspense… So here it is: The OpenART opening will be held on 18 June at 1:00 pm in the middle of Olaigatan. Outside Örebro Art Gallery, […]


Kawamata on his way to Örebro

OpenART on its way to heaven, Japanese artist Kawamata on his way to Örebro   Why risk sitting in one chair your entire life when thousands can take you all the way to heaven! This year’s OpenART is putting that concept to the test.   Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata is a wizard with everyday, run-of-the-mill […]


Drifting artworks finds a home

Suddenly homeless artworks find sanctuary in their own Art Station at this year’s OpenART.   This summer, art will occupy not only the urban spaces in Örebro. In some cases, an indoor haven of refuge is needed – what we might otherwise call art galleries.   In this year’s edition of Scandinavia’s largest biennial for […]


The participating artists of OpenART 2017

OpenART Biennale 2017 in Örebro   This summer, Orebro will once again be transformed into art’s urban playground. OpenART, Sweden’s largest biennial for contemporary art in public space, celebrates its sixth exhibition this year. Once again, the city centre will open up for a public encounter with art, long awaited by many. For three months, […]


House an artist

We are looking for people with accomodation in Örebro who have the possibility to lend it to one or more artists for a shorter or longer time in the end of may, until the 19th of June.                                     […]


Multi collection for this year’s artworks

For this year’s biennale, OpenART are hoping for donations from citizens in Örebro and around the county. We are looking for: Crockery, cutlery and small kitchen utensils Cut flowers Chairs       All contributions are welcomed, big and small. Come by the office to hand over your donations at Köpmangatan 28 in Örebro. The […]