Art Friday at Bildmuseet with culture award ceremony
Friday 24 May, 2019at 17:00 - 21:00
Art Friday at Bildmuseet with culture award ceremony and an open creative workshop in connection to the café and bar. Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00. The bar opens at 17:00. Free admission.
During the evening, VK:s culture prize will be awarded to a person with great importance to the cultural life in northern Sweden. Whom the jury has chosen this year is still a secret, but it will be made public a couple of days before the award ceremony. Among the laureates of the last few years are the poet and musician Mattias Alkberg (2016), the choreographer and composer Birgitta Egerblad (2017) and the artist Britta Marakatt-Labba (2018).
Bildmuseet is open all of Friday as usual, but the evening programme starts at 17:00 with an open creative workshop next to the café/bar. At 19:00 VK:s award ceremony, followed by a conversation between the prize winner and cultural editor Sara Meidell. The Art Friday is open until 21:00, and if you want to continue the evening it is a short walk to Umeå's nightlife. Welcome!