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Yarny, Medusa och en elefant
The Craft of Swedish Game Design

Until 25 August

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Exercisplan 4
Skeppsholmen
Stockholm

+46 8-520 235 00
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Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10–20
Wednesday: 10–18
Thursday: 10–18
Friday: 10–20
Saturday: 11–18
Sunday: 11–18

Admission prices

Architecture in Sweden: Free admission

The Future Starts Here: 150 SEK
Reduced: (pensioners and students, valid ID required): SEK 120
Up to age 19 and members of ArkDes friends: Free admission.

Groups with at least 15 people: 120 SEK/person

Yarny, Medusa och en elefant – The Craft of Swedish Game Design:
Free admission

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Sunday

28 July


Family Sunday: The Super Powers of the Future

12:00  


What gadgets and super powers will we need to get by in the future? We find inspiration in the exhibition The Future Starts Here. Decide your own power and design a power object in the ArkDes studio.

Tickets are available at the information desk the same day. Limited availability. No pre-booking. Children have free admission and can bring one adult for free to the Family Sunday.  Be sure to come in time so you don’t miss the presentation! From age of 4.


Sunday

28 July


Guided tour: The Future Starts Here

14:00  In English


The world of tomorrow is shaped by the designs and technologies emerging today.

This exhibition brings together 80 objects that point towards where society might be headed.

Guided by ethical and speculative questions, The Future Starts Here invites the visitor to consider what impact these objects might have on your bodies, your home, your work and your planet – ultimately your life and death. How could they affect the way you live, learn and even love?

Included in the exhibition ticket.


Tuesday

30 July


Guided tour: The Future Starts Here

17:00  


The world of tomorrow is shaped by the designs and technologies emerging today.

This exhibition brings together 80 objects that point towards where society might be headed.

Guided by ethical and speculative questions, The Future Starts Here invites the visitor to consider what impact these objects might have on your bodies, your home, your work and your planet – ultimately your life and death. How could they affect the way you live, learn and even love?

Included in the exhibition ticket.


Sunday

4 August


Family Sunday: The Super Powers of the Future

12:00  


What gadgets and super powers will we need to get by in the future? We find inspiration in the exhibition The Future Starts Here. Decide your own power and design a power object in the ArkDes studio.

Tickets are available at the information desk the same day. Limited availability. No pre-booking. Children have free admission and can bring one adult for free to the Family Sunday.  Be sure to come in time so you don’t miss the presentation! From age of 4.


Sunday

4 August


Guided tour: The Future Starts Here

14:00  In English


The world of tomorrow is shaped by the designs and technologies emerging today.

This exhibition brings together 80 objects that point towards where society might be headed.

Guided by ethical and speculative questions, The Future Starts Here invites the visitor to consider what impact these objects might have on your bodies, your home, your work and your planet – ultimately your life and death. How could they affect the way you live, learn and even love?

Included in the exhibition ticket.


Sunday

11 August


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

18 August


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Tuesday

20 August


Finissage! Yarny, Medusa och en elefant: The Craft of Swedish Game Design

18:00  


Videogames are everywhere. We play them on desktop screens and on devices that we hold in our hands. At home, on the bus, alone and together. But what do you actually know about the creative visual worlds behind the screens? Yarny, Medusa och en elefant reveals the visual craft behind videogame design in Sweden. Join the finissage and learn more about the fascinating design and artistry of a design field behind the worlds, puzzles and characters that many know and love. Yarny, Medusa och en elefant

Programme: Behind the Screens

18.00-18.30
Lecture: Effie Karabuda, Game Editor, Aftonbladet on the Craft of Swedish Game Design
Introduction by Kieran Long (Director, ArkDes) and Caroline Agné (verksamhetschef, Illustratörcentrum)
In Swedish.

18.30-19.15
Panel discussion with:
Linnéa Östedt Harrison, Neat Corporation
Emma Richey, Might and Delight
Martin Sahlin, Coldwood Interactive
Zeke Virant, Avalanche Studios

Moderated by James Taylor-Foster (Curator, Contemporary Architecture and Design, ArkDes) with Sofia Östlund (Co-Curator of the exhibition).
In English.

In Aula ArkDes.

The exhibition is open until 20.00 with free entry. Bar and DJ Julia Wallin in Café Blom from 19.00 until 22.00!

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Sunday

25 August


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

1 September


Open House: Ralph Erskine’s Lådan

11:00  Lådan, Rörbyvägen 33, Drottningholm


Join us at an open house event at Ralph Erskine’s house Lådan, on Lovön. During the hours 11–16. 

Lådan was the first home of Ralph and Ruth Erskine in Sweden; a 20 squaremeter house full of smart solutions. Since 1989, the house Lådan has been situated on Lovön and is open for visitors.

Free admission.

Finding Lådan: Bus 323 from Brommaplan to Rörby gård. Follow signs to Lådan from there.


Sunday

1 September


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

8 September


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

15 September


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

22 September


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

29 September


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

6 October


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 


Sunday

13 October


Family Sunday: Build high!

12:00  


Build high towers in our studio! In a family presentation in Architecture in Sweden, you pick up building tips and an insight into how people have tried to build high, stable buildings down the ages.

People have long been striving to be able to build as high as possible. Children and adults are welcome to work together to build high using thin paper tubes and hot-melt adhesive in our studio. Feel free to put whatever you build to the ultimate strength test: by taking it home with you.

Free tickets are available from the information desk when the museum opens. Be in time so you don’t miss the presentation! Limited availability. From age of 4.

 

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