© John Angerson
UMEÅ, the university town in northern Sweden, which has been selected as the European Capital of Culture for 2014.
Umeå Art Museum is located at the 15,000 m2 new Arts Campus at The new campus also comprises the Academy of Fine Arts, the Institute of Design and the School of Architecture. The ground plan of the museum covers 500 m2, while the total gross floor area amounts to 3,500 m2. With its visible location by the river, the museum has become a landmark in the area.