A painting of two people sitting outside in a garden and drinking coffee.
A painting by Johan Erik Olsson 'Lim-Johan, displayed in the exhibition. Photo: Helena Bonnevier, Hallwylska museet/SHM.
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Spring Exhibitions

Naivism from the forests of Northern Sweden and sculptures from the coast of China. This spring, the Hallwyl Museum presents two exhibitions featuring artists Lim-Johan and Torsten Jurell. Additionally, we offer tours and programs related to the exhibitions.
The exhibition is on display: March 22, 2024 to January 12, 2025

Lim-Johan and The Remarkable Honesty

The artist Johan Erik Olsson (1865–1944), better known as Lim-Johan, is considered one of our foremost Swedish naïve artists. He was born in Hälsingland, the district in northern Sweden were the von Hallwyl family owned large tracts of forest and ran a sawmill business. The forest and surroundings in his hometown were a great inspiration for his well-known artworks.

The exhibition is displayed in the guest room floor and opens on March 22nd, 2024.

About the exhibition Lim-Johan

Thursday, April 11 – Thursday, June 20, 2024

Exhibition tour of Lim-Johan (in Swedish)

Meet Lim-Johan, one of our foremost naive artists. See more than half of his preserved paintings along with objects, photographs, and wood carvings.

The tour begins with an introduction to the museum.

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The mythological creature 'Qilin' interpreted in blue glazed porcelain.
The mythological creature 'Qilin' interpreted by Torsten Jurell in glazed porcelain. Photo: Torsten Jurell.
April 19 – September 1, 2024

The Fish in the Sky

The artist Torsten Jurell exhibits at the Hallwyl Museum this spring with his ceramics inspired by Chinese mythology.

The exhibition opens on April 19th in the museum's China Room.

About The Fish in the Sky

April 24 at 17.30

Exhibition tour with Torsten Jurell (in Swedish)

Guided tour with the artist Torsten Jurell who shares insights about his own works from the exhibition The Fish in the Sky. His creations are made in ceramics and inspired by Chinese mythology.

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