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Gothenburg offers everything from children's performances and stand up to magnificent operas and international hits. Have a browse through the selection of performing arts and head out into the night.
In the 1960s and ’70s, a pioneering and radical generation of performing artists stepped into the limelight. Young people crushed traditions, challenged conventions and changed the rules of the game for the future performing arts scene in Gothenburg. Come and enter a turbulent age!
Miva Fine Arts Galleries specialises in contemporary Pop Art and shows work from both new and established artists.
It's not always the right time to go out for a concert or a dance show. And while nothing beats a live show, you can still experience Gothenburg’s performing arts in other ways.
The café Kafferosten is found a stone's throw from Linnéplatsen and the park Slottsskogen. The walls are filled with arts from independent artists and the selection changes monthly. You can find everything from Persian food to lasagna, toast breakfast and soup buffet on the menu – plus plenty of homemade pastries.
Arts and crafts, artistic work or DIY. No matter what you call your handycraft hobby, we'll guide you to some of the Gothenburg shops you don't want to miss!
Atalante is a contemporary art stage and meeting place where innovative and experimental ideas are encouraged.
Did you know that Gothenburg has a number of small indie cinemas waiting to be explored? We guide you to five favourites in town – perfect for a cosy movie night.
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Whether you are passionate about traditional painting, avant-garde installations or just enjoy going to openings and toast in red wine, there are plenty of exciting galleries to discover in Gothenburg. Here are 16 favourites in different parts of the city.
Situated at the square Chapmans Torg you will find the only English-speaking professional theatre in western Sweden. Its intimate scene brings you right into the middle of the drama.
Theatre is like life itself on a smaller, denser scale. Theatre is the height of experiences. Let yourself be touched by talented actors in plays by both famous and un-known authors.
Rivercity Gallery’s ambition is to exhibit a wide range of contemporary art. While focusing on visual arts, the gallery also shows photography, glass art and sculpture.
The ambition is to make unforgettable theatre, by creating participation and working towards a society for everyone.
Sleeping badly, or not sleeping at all, is a disease of our time. A good night´s sleep is highly rated, is given high status, but few are fortunate enough to be granted it and no money can buy it.
Headspace is a dance piece about psychosi /schizophrenia, and research in the field.
We are all born with instincts that tell us how to act in order to survive. What happens to these instincts in a society where the likelihood of facing life-threatening danger is almost non-existent? Has the lack of dangerous situations caused everyday ordeals and problems to trigger us in the same way as life-threatening danger?
Breasts, beloved mix of fat, connective tissue and glands! With their main artistic expression in clown, in the tension between shame pillow and virtuosity, M.P.A.C. takes on the topic of breasts. What do breasts say about the condition of the collective human soul? Who can show what, where, how?
Ringön is a somewhat scruffy industrial area on the island Hisingen on the north side of the river that cuts through Gothenburg. During the past few years, lots of arts and culture has moved in, like the art hall ICIA on Järnmalmsgatan.
Nevven is an international contemporary art gallery on the street Molinsgatan in Majorna. Here you'll find painting, sculpture and photography.
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