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Uncovering the 5 best independent art galleries in Stockholm

The au courant guide to independent art galleries in Stockholm

Discover the underground art scene of Stockholm like never before with our exclusive guide to the city’s most daring independent art galleries. From contemporary masterpieces to cutting-edge installations, these off-the-beaten-path spaces are the hidden gems of the Swedish art world. So leave the tourist trail behind and join us as we delve into the bold and daring world of independent art galleries in Stockholm. Get ready to experience the most provocative, thought-provoking and inspiring art the city has to offer.

Public Service Stockholm Sweden independent art gallery

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Public Service

Opened in 2023 by Peter Gerdman, Aleksandar Stojanovski, and Axel Söderberg, Public Service gallery is dedicated to showcasing young to mid-career international artists to a Scandinavian audience. Housed in a former bank, it features two floors of exhibition space spread over more than 300 square metres, following a renovation of the premises by Stockholm-based architectural studio Halleroeds. With Gerdman bringing international experience from leading art world institutions, Stojanovski knowledgeable about the Swedish art scene, and Söderberg bringing diverse experience from business and design, this gallery aims to establish a creative platform for collaboration with institutions, artists and curators.

Public Service
Storgatan 1
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Public Service

Misschiefs Stockholm Sweden independent art gallery

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Misschiefs

Paola Bjäringer is the visionary behind the Misschiefs, a unique platform that provides a much-needed space for female and non-binary artists to showcase their work. The Misschiefs is not just a physical gallery, but a methodology for uplifting and empowering artists who are often marginalized in the traditional art world. With a focus on promoting diversity and inclusivity, the Misschiefs provides a vibrant and dynamic space for artists to share their perspectives, ideas and creativity with the world. The space features modern and innovative installations that showcase a diverse range of styles, mediums and perspectives.

Misschiefs
Norra Stationsgatan 61
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Misschiefs

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CF Hill Stockholm Sweden art gallery

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CF Hill

One of the city’s most compelling independent galleries is CF Hill, which focuses on showcasing quality exhibitions and artists – emerging as well as mid-career and art historical icons – that in turn promote dialogue between generations. Named after Carl Fredrik Hill, one of Sweden’s most talented landscape painters, the art gallery is housed in a 17th-century palace in central Stockholm. In 2015, Anna-Karin Pusic, Michael Storåkers and Michael Elmenbeck founded the gallery, becoming one of Sweden’s most influential art spaces.

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CF Hill
Västra Trädgårdsgatan 9
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of CF Hill

Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm Sweden independent art gallery

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Galerie Nordenhake

Galerie Nordenhake is a leading contemporary art gallery with a focus on both local and international artists. The Stockholm space, founded in 1986 by Claes Nordenhake, is known for its innovative exhibitions and commitment to promoting the works of both established and emerging artists. Alongside the Stockholm location, the gallery has a space in Berlin and has also opened an exhibition space in Mexico City, showcasing the gallery’s commitment to expanding its reach and impact in the art world. Represented artists include Ann Edholm, Christian Andersson, Håkan Rehnberg and many others.

Galerie Nordenhake
Hudiksvallsgatan 8
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Galerie Nordenhake

Saskia Neuman Gallery Stockholm Sweden independent art gallery

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Saskia Neuman Gallery

Saskia Neuman Gallery was founded in 2022 and has quickly established itself as a leading contemporary art gallery in the industry. The gallery showcases a wide range of talented and innovative artists, both emerging and established, from around the world. The gallery has showcased the works of talented artists such as Tobias Bradford, Jakob Solgren Nordenskiöld and Emma Jönsson. The founder, Saskia Neuman, is a passionate and knowledgeable art expert and writer with a deep commitment to supporting and promoting contemporary art.

Saskia Neuman Gallery
Linnégatan 19
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Saskia Neuman Gallery

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