Street Art


Inspiration,Culture and environment

Street art, or graffiti, is a urban phenomenon, and most cities have outdoor galleries showcasing street art and graffiti. From being associated with vandalism and tagging, street art has gained status as its own art form. Oslo is particularly suitable for street art, thanks to a high number of gable walls. In Tøyen, walls and facades are now filled with exciting, colorful, and imaginative artworks painted by Norwegian and internationally renowned street artists. The practitioners address societal issues. Discover Oslo's street art and graffiti with our guides who reveal some of the artists behind the messages and show how new landmarks for Oslo are created.

Need inspiration? Here you'll find an interactive map showcasing some of the street art in Oslo: