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Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design

The Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design was established on 1 January 2017 and consists of the former Bergen Academy of Art and Design and The Grieg Academy. The main purpose of the the new faculty is education, artistic research, research and dissemination of art, music and design.

Faculty of Fine Arts, Music and Design

– Art is more important than ever

– Art is the night watch of the world, the guard when times get tough, said Rector of the University of Bergen, Dag Rune Olsen, at the opening of the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design in the University Aula on Wednesday 4 January.

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Exhibiting prison design at the biggest furniture fair in the Nordic countries

Eleven bachelor’s degree students from the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design are exhibiting their work at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which is the most important arena for furniture manufacturers and designers in the Nordic countries.

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Textiles in the extended field of painting

Hildur Bjarnadóttir conducts her Viva Voce on her artistic research project “Textiles in the extended field of painting" on 1 February in Bergen. The disputation is open for the public.

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A new faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design

The King in Council has on 17 June 2016 approved that the University of Bergen (UiB) and Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB) will merge from 1 January 2017.