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 “A Wedding in Kingservigs Rectory”

The Norwegian Language Movement and the Two High Cultures

18.11.2017 - 20:16

The year 1849 was the breakthrough year for the National Romantic movement in Norway. It was in that year that Ole Bull, the renowned fiddler brought the Millerboy  from Telemark to the concert hall in the capital.

The Rosendal Barony

The Great Landowners, Gentry and Monasteries

19.05.2018 - 12:10

Classroom

The School

18.11.2017 - 20:16

The little white painted school house, the village school, often set between knolls and little woods in the outer fields, placed as centrally as possible between the farms that made up the school district, is the key symbol of the education society, a principal cultural factor.

Spring herring fishery at Espevær in the 1850s

A True Gold Mine

19.05.2018 - 12:12

The Byrkjeland saw on Vikøy in Kvam in 1912

The Pine Forest, the Sash Saw and the Scots Trade

19.05.2018 - 12:13

“We have raised a house in God’s honour; Jesus came with consecration and peace, So for our community let there be God’s word in this holy place”

The Chapel and the Layman’s Movement

18.11.2017 - 19:14

Den kristelege lekmannsrørsla, den frilynde norskdomsrørsla og den politiske sosialradikalismen er ideologiske motpolar, men kulturelt og politisk er dei på linje – demokratiske folkerørsler.

The old church at Strandebarm

The Church and the Monastery

19.05.2018 - 12:16

Primstav frå Tveit i Kvinnherad

The Wooden Calendar- Tradition and popular belief

18.11.2017 - 19:25

The old Norwegian farmers’ calendar, the wooden calendar staff, follows the Norse system of reckoning time, and divides the year into a summer half, and a winter half.

The steep sloping landscape on Håvra

Cultural Heritage and Cultural Landscapes

18.11.2017 - 19:49

The development which culminated in the great west Norwegian clustered communities in the 18th and 19th centuries, such as we see at Havrå on Osterøy Island, actually first came into being in Viking times, with an incipient division of the farms into smaller units.

Hårteigen

The Landscape

18.11.2017 - 19:54

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