Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum is a Norwegian visible arts museum in Northern Norway. It claims to be the u . S .'s youngest and geographically northernmost art museum. Established in 1985, and opened its doors in March 1988. Moved to its current location in Troms in 2001. The museum presents unique brief exhibitions of both modern and historical artwork during the yr, further to the everlasting collection. The permanent collection incorporates about 2,200 works, of which handiest a small, consultant amount is on display. The collection consists of artworks from the overdue 18th century to the current.
The museum also deposits artwork from the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, SpareBank 1 Northern Norway Art Foundation, Sparebankstiftelsen DNB NOR, Troms Kunstforening and personal collections. Key artists encompass Peder Balke, Adelsteen Normann, Harriet Backer, Anna-Eva Bergman and Olav Christopher Jenssen. Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum became named Norway's Museum of the Year 2017» through Norges Museumsforbund, the Norwegian museum association.