A few lines from the Director General
Here you can read some of the Director General's thoughts on various topics from the world of museum and culture.
Time to focus on provenance research and restitution
Nationalmuseum has made a recommendation to the Swedish Government that the painting The Lamentation of Christ by the School of Lucas Cranach the Elder should be returned to Muzeum Narodowe we Wrocławiu in Poland. The case illustrates the importance of
Museums, virus and society
General Director Susanna Petttersson reflects on the roles of art, museums and culture in the shadow of the pandemic. She also shares som personal Instagram favourites which gives a little comfort and hope for the future.
Nationalmuseum’s vast collections are on display in numerous locations around Sweden, and the museum has major national and international potential. To develop a Nationalmuseum for everyone, we want to continue focusing on being present on even more and
The Value of Culture
How can the value of culture be defined? This question is simultaneously both easy and complicated. Culture plays a significant role in our society.
Museums as drivers for change – new professions, new economy
During the past two decades the world has changed a lot, and so have museums. Therefore, it’s more than essential to discuss their potential from the point of view of cultural industries and new ways to work.
Directing the gaze – on the role of Nationalmuseum
What is the role of national institutions in today's society? What needs do they satisfy, and why? I believe in the value of culture and humanism, and regard Nationalmuseum as a platform for discussions, a place for a plethora of experiences, and a source of