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23.11.03- Konstakademien – Permanent Collection
Fredsgatan 12 – Open Tuesday–Saturday 11-16
ABOUT the artist
ABOUT the exhibition
Located in the entrance / lobby
ABOUT the gallery
Royal The Academy for the Free Arts is the oldest of Sweden’s royal, national academies and was founded in 1735. Colloquially, the academy has long been called the Academy of Arts, which in the 21st century came to be incorporated into the logo.
The Academy of Arts is a multifaceted independent institution with the mission of working to ensure that art and architecture are given the importance and support needed to survive and enrich a living society.
THE ARTS ACADEMY IN BRIEF
Manages around 100 funds and foundations and annually distributes scholarships, prizes and grants to artists and architects of around SEK 7–10 million.
Arranges around 20 exhibitions per year and program activities linked to these, all with free admission.
Manages own property.
Cares for archives and collections that date back to the 18th century.
Gives out 4–5 exhibition grants per year that include an exhibition and catalogue.
Awards two scholarships within the Bernadotte program which includes a year’s studio stay, opportunity for collaboration with other academies and an exhibition.
Organizes a drawing competition for young cartoonists in collaboration with the Royal The court states where three scholars receive SEK 100,000 each.
Distributes funds for publication support.
Rents premises to actors in a wide cultural field and there are approx. 150 program activities per year in the building.
Conducts collaborative projects with sister academies.