REINE CENTRE OF ARTS AND CULTURE
REINE CENTRE OF ARTS AND
CULTURE is situated in the centre of Reine i Lofoten, a vibrant
fishing village of considerable importance to local trade and
industry, coastal culture and tourism. Not least, Reine has been a
considerable source of inspiratrion to artists, who have found their
way here since the 1800s. Reine’s magnificent location, outermost in
the Lofoten Islands, attracts a flood of travellers throughout the
THE CENTRE was opened in the summer of 2007, and our objective
is to be an arena for a variety of cultural activities: pictorial art,
music, theatre, architecture and literature. Today, the centre houses
a permanent gallery with pictorial artist Eva Harr’s paintings and a
collection of her lithographs. From 2018 we will also be featuring a
permanent exhibition of the paintings of Karl Erik Harr. Every summer we have varying
exhibitions in three different exhibition halls with emphasis on
variation in expression and technique. The Centre also includes an art
and souvenir shop with quality products and a rudimentary café.
OUR MAIN SEASON is from June to September, open daily from 10
am to 6 pm. In autumn/winter we open from 10 am to 5 pm, but are
closed on Sundays. In the autumn and winter
season, we plan to arrange concerts, courses and Christmas events.
IN JUNE 2009 we arranged our first Lofoten International Festival of
Literature, “ReineORD, an ocean of books (Click
here for details). In 2018 we will be
arranging Reine Ord - Lofoten International Literture Festival - for
the tenth time.
REINE CENTRE OF ARTS AND CULTURE is owned and run by architect Ole Tørklep,
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