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About us

The Lysverket museum in the background of the city lake. It is summer.

Foto: Thor Brødreskift

The institution’s history

For 200 years, we have collected, stewarded and disseminated art and music in Bergen. Read about the prime movers, collectors and institutions that make up our history.

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Kode member

Become a Kode member and enjoy a whole year of art and musical experiences! Your membership gives you and a guest free admission to all of our exhibitions and composers’ homes for an entire year. You also receive discounts and exclusive invitations to member events and previews.

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Press

For interviews and other requests, please see contact information below. Do you need photos of the museum and from our exhibitions? Download photos here

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Research

Research is a prioritized area of activity for Kode. Our research work ensures the collections are understood in new contexts and contributes to bringing new art and music into the public debate.

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Collection Management

Managing the collection is the museum’s core activity. Our main task is to preserve the cultural heritage entrusted to us for future generations. We do this through conservation, restoration, handling, and transport as well as preventive conservation and storage. Here, you can learn about the work we do and those who maintain our collection.

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Museum Education

Kode presents art and music for people at all stages of life. We invite you into the museum’s many exhibitions and give you musical experiences in the composers’ homes.

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Books and publications

To be updated: A list of books and publications by Kode. Please note: You can buy a selection of books and publications in our museum shops.

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Loans

Kode is happy to lend out art from our collections to other institutions. Here, you'll get more information about how to apply.

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Opportunities

Do you want to work at Kode? Click here for updates on vacant positions.

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Private concerts

Kode has the pleasure of offering private concerts at Troldhaugen and Siljustøl.

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Venues for rental

Kode can provide unique venues for rental, suitable for conferences, receptions, weddings, banquets and other arrangements. We also tailor activities and offer exclusive tours of our exhibitions.

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Sponsorship

Join us in developing Bergen as a cultural city and make a difference for the art and music. Read about collaboration opportunities and contact us directly if you wish.

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Useful information

Mailing address, invoice information, members of the board and more.

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