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Art in Time and Space

Culture Week Autumn, 11-17 September 2017

Man looking at art, photo from Getty images

See the programme for the science week the Amazing Brain and the culture week Art in Time and Space (PDF, 1 MB)

Take the chance and admire the temporarily exhibited public art in Kungshuset, visit Skissernas Museum – Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art, or the unique exhibition at Lunds konsthall with world renowned artists who have worked at the Malmö Art Academy.
Experience the history of the University through a tour of the University Archives and see the Botanical Garden in all its autumn splendour. Listen to interesting lectures, and take part in the many events of Culture Night.

Events and activities during the week

Exhibition: Whither the Winds

Date: 20 May–17 September I Time: 12:00-16:00 I Place: Lunds konsthall
Whither the Winds is an exhibition that, in collaboration with Lunds konsthall, will show the his­tory of the Malmö Art Academy by presenting works by its former professors. This will include work by some of the most renowned artists who have worked at the academy since its inauguration in 1995, several of whom are part of contemporary art history. 
Learn more about the exhibition in the calendar at

Exhibition: On the Thresholds of Knowledge

Date: 6 September–8 October I Place: Kungshuset, Lund
Skissernas Museum (the Museum of Artistic Pro­cess and Public Art) and Inter Arts Center pres­ent boundary­-crossing public art in Kungshuset. The works challenge notions of what art can be, and re­late to the University’s relationship to the city of Lund. What is knowledge? Where can it be found? And how is it used today? We explore the concept of knowledge with both local and international artists and examine how the city is connected to the University. 

More information to be published in the calendar at

Autumn Exhibition at Skissernas Museum

Date: 8 September–31 December I Place: Skissernas Museum, Lund
For the first time ever, the British artist Andy Golds­ worthy will show his work in Scandinavia. We invite you to experience the works of this world-renowned artist! At the same time, we will also offi­cially open the final part of one of the museum’s per­manent exhibitions – Memory and Monuments. 

More information to be published in the calendar at

Artist as Seer: Ostensible Psi Phenomena and Alterations of Consciousness in Modern Art

Date: 12 September I Time: 18:00-20:00 I Place: To be announced
Come and listen to an exciting lecture by Professor Etzel Cardeña from the Department of Psy­chology. Here you will learn more about the connec­tion between art and paranormal and psychic experi­ences portrayed in art. A research area that is out of the ordinary, and a point of view that will not leave you indifferent. 
Learn more about the event in the calendar at

The King's House in Lundagård - People and Events since 1584

Date: 19 September I Time: 18:00 I Place: the King's House in Lundagård
Join this exciting and unique guided tour of the King’s House. Göran Larsson, former head of Malmö Museums, will tell you about its rich history. Entrance is free, but tickets are required. Collect your tickets from the Historical Museum in Lund (from August 23).
Learn more about the event in the calendar at

The Jubilee Party

Date: 15 September I Place: Lundagård
What would a jubilee be without a jubilee party? The party will be in Lundagård and is open to all students and staff at Lund University. 
Learn more about the event

Autumn Party in the Botanical Garden

Date: 16–17 September I Plats: Botanical Garden, Lund

More information to be published in the calendar at

Night of Culture

Date: 16 September I Time: 09:00-23:00 I Place: Lund
Night of Culture is the City of Lund’s biggest yearly event, and Lund University will also be celebrating. In addition to all the exciting activities on the so­ called Science Trail, you can discover the His­torical Museum, learn about gnomes, trolls and other beings, see how the dinosaurs lived, listen to concerts, go on an expedition to the secret world of medicine, and much more!

More information to be published in the calendar at

The Science Trail (Naturvetarstråket)

Date: 16 September I Time: 10:00-00:00 I Place: Lund
Naturvetarstråket is the Faculty of Science's festival for the whole family and takes place during the Night of Culture in Lund. Come see their biology, chemistry, physics and laser shows, participate in playful experiements, visit the planetarium, sift sand for fossils, visit the greenhouse in the Lund Botanical garden. Get Einstein, Curie, Linné, Brahe and Darwin's autographs and ask them questions. Please note that most of these activities will be held in Swedish.
Learn more about the event in the calendar at (in Swedish)

More events

Check the events calendar to see other events during our jubilee year.

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