Current exhibitions

Through the exhibition program, Preus Museum displays Norwegian and international photography. Photographs from the collection are also shown, commenting the history of photography. The exhibition horizon is long, showing a combination of self-produced exhibitions and inaugural exhibitions, both national and international.

The world in 3D

Although photographs are two-dimensional in their form and lack the third dimension, namely the sense of depth, several different techniques for achieving such a sense of depth have been developed over the years.

Edward S. Curtis: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

29.9.2019 - 06.09.2020
Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) was a hugely prolific photographer who in 1900 set out to document the traditional lives of American indigenous people. His work was rediscovered in the 1970s and is now synonymous with photographing American indigenous.

Outdoor exhibition: Iconic images

13.6.2020 - 31.12.2020

Welcome to an outdoor exhibition that you can experience strolling around beautiful Karljohansvern!

Outdoor exhibition: The Workshop PLACE Bastøy Prison

25.6. - 30.09.2020  When confined in prison, how do people experience the term “place”? Explore pictures and texts created by inmates during a workshop held in Bastøy...

A history of photography

The exhibition gives an acquaintance with the pre-photographic technologies where the idea of an image was created, then moves to the enormous breadth of experimentation and research that...