27—28 April


The artist seated at his desk.

Refuge for homeless artists

Sunday 28 April from 12.00–17.00 you can meet six artists who are currently without a studio space. The artists have their temporary work space in the gallery BO, Rådhusgata 19, and outside in the square.

The panel discussion about the studio situation is unfortunately cancelled, but the free pizza lunch is still on!

April 9 2024
A festive crowd in a large room.

Welcome to Oslo Open’s opening party

Thursday 25 April from 19–22
Kunstnernes Hus, Wergelandsveien 17

Welcome to this year’s opening party with performers B16 and Mariama Ndure, and the announcement of this year’s honorary award recipient.

April 2 2024
Poster with the text "Newros // nyttårsfeiring" and a painting showing musicians and dancers in Middle Eastern folk dress.

Newroz celebration

Saturday 23 March, 5-9 PM
Anatomigården, Rådhusgata 19, Oslo

Welcome to a celebration of Newroz, the new year, at the Oslo Open loft. This event is initiated and organised by our collaboration partner ØST KUNST. The event is free and open to everyone.

February 11 2024
Concert where children are dancing in the foreground.


29 October, 11 am-7 pm
Haugerud activity centre, Hagapynten 38, Oslo

Join us for a day filled with art, joy and community. There is always a need to unite and create something together, and to throw a party! An event by ØST KUNST in collaboration with Oslo Open, Kunstnerforbundet, Haugerud volunteer centre and Trosterud youth club.

October 9 2023
Portrait in black and white of Katinka Maraz.

Katinka Maraz is the new Chair of the Board

Katinka Maraz has a background as a visual artist and many years of experience working with, among other things, artist policy, diversity and inclusion. She takes over the role from Trond Hugo Haugen, who has been chairman of Oslo Open since 2017.

June 29 2023
Children playing with clay and water.

Family art day in Groruddalen

Welcome to free workshops and events Saturday 22 April. This year, Oslo Open is collaborating with ØST KUNST, an association for art and culture in Groruddalen and the eastern part of Oslo. Together, we invite families to art workshops at Deichman Romsås, Deichman Nordtvet, Deichman Stovner, FUBIAK and Startblokka. ØST KUNST also organizes art exhibitions and other cultural events throughout the week. A free art bus takes you between activities.

April 11 2023
A staircase with paintings on the walls

Workshop: Paint, sip and socialize

Workshop with Julius Karoubi and Kim Andreas Roland Berger.

For those of 18 years old and above. Saturday 22 April from 5-7 pm at Einar Granum Kunstfagskole.

April 11 2023
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Opening party and honorary award

Welcome to Oslo Open’s opening party where we celebrate the beginning of this year’s studio weekend!

March 29 2023