1857 is an artist-run exhibition space occupying a former lumberyard in Grønland, downtown Oslo.

Founded in 2010, 1857 aims to forge connections between the Norwegian art scene and young artists abroad. It is a place to convene and converge, receive, answer and honour contemporary art in Oslo.

1857 is a non-profit organization initiated and run by
Stian Eide Kluge
and Steffen Håndlykken

Gallery assistant / pastry manager:
Paulina Stroynowska

Horticulture by:
Jenny Kinge

Cocktails by:
Pablo Castro

Design for 1857 is done by Ian Brown.

Site build by Mode Raw


Thank you


1857 is supported by Arts Council Norway



Cross section view from the front