Exhibitions

The Röhsska Museum’s exhibitions turn the perspectives to create meaning in the story told by objects and form.

Inspiration East Asia

The Röhsska Museum’s new permanent collection display of applied arts and crafts from Asia reveals the stories and inspirations between the Nordic countries and East Asia. Here, objects from one of Europe’s oldest museum collections are shown in a new light, alongside contemporary design and craft.

Unmaking Democratic Design: Fredrik Paulsen

The Röhsska Museum commissioned Fredrik Paulsen to interpret the notion of Democratic Design. He chose to design a chair for the purpose. This exhibition invites visitors to make their own chairs and to reflect on various aspects of democratic design.

Torsten & Wanja Söderberg Prize 2018: Brynjar Sigurðarson

The Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize 2018 went to the Icelandic designer Brynjar Sigurðarson. With an award sum of SEK 1 million, this is the world’s largest design prize. This spring, the Röhsska Museum presenterar an exhibition of Brynjar Sigurðarson’s work.

New Works in the Collection

Discover an imaginative outfit by the daring designer Alexander McQueen from his famous collection Plato’s Atlantis from 2010. The New Works in the Collection exhibition at the Röhsska Museum features a selection of new pieces in the collection by designers and makers who are known for their unique design.

The Röhsska Museum's Design History: 1800 – 2010

The Röhsska Museum’s collection of design and craft takes you on a journey from early 19th-century industrialism, via modernism and the birth of the welfare state, to today’s information era, with many highlights from the Museum’s collections including familiar design classics.

The Falk Simon's Silver Collection

Falk Simon’s donation to the Röhsska Museum in 1934 is a unique collection of silver, displayed in a setting of contemporary lighting and colours. The collection now includes some 80 pieces, and stretches from the 13th century to the early 19th century, with examples of many styles from art history, including Gothic, Renaissance, Rococo and Neo-Classicism.