Carol Bove unveils new work for season 2021 at Kistefos
April 26, 2021
American artist Carol Bove (b. 1971) has made a monumental, site-specific work for Kistefos. The work is made from steel, the artist's favoured material of recent years, and is indicative of her signa…
Artworks for sale
November 6, 2020
Håkon Bleken and Fabrizio Plessi lithography artworks available in our museum store
Extended opening hours
September 7, 2020
We are extending our season! From 17th October until Christmas we will be open on weekends, allowing visitors to experience the park in its autumn and winter glory.
Infection prevention measures
July 2, 2020
We are incredibly excited to be able to open the season as planned and welcome you all. It is important to emphasize that we take infection prevention seriously. We kindly ask you to respect the follo…
Come Out! : A virtual tour
May 30, 2020
Knowledge makes the art experience stronger. Now you can take a virtual tour of the exhibition Come Out! with exhibition curator William Flatmo.
Prizes and nominations
May 25, 2020
Following the opening, The Twist has been nominated for a number of awards and nominations:
Thorbjørnrud Hotell + Kistefos
May 12, 2020
Trenger du overnatting? Vår gode nabo Thorbjørnrud Hotell tilbyr hotellpakker med inngang til Kistefos.
The Oscars for Museums goes to The Twist
March 26, 2020
The Twist at Kistefos in Norway wins Leading Culture Destinations Award for Best Architecture 2020.
New York Times: Go to Kistefos!
January 9, 2020
The signature building The Twist has attracted a great deal of international attention and has placed Kistefos on the New York Times prestigious list 52 Places to Go in 2020 as the only Norwegian dest…
This is this year's architecture photo
December 6, 2019
The Twist has been named Architectural Photo of the Year at the International Architectural Photo Awards 2019.
The Twist named museum of the year by Designboom
December 3, 2019
The Twist is at the top of Designboom's award TOP 10 museums and cultural venues of 2019. Second place goes to the new national museum in Qatar MNoQ, designed by Jean Nouvel. On the list we also find …
Birgitte Espeland is new director at Kistefos
November 1, 2019
At the same moment as The Twist was up and running, Birgitte took over the baton from the outgoing director Egil Eide. She even thinks she has got the world's most fun job!