1857 is an artist-run exhibition space occupying a former lumberyard in Grønland, downtown Oslo.
Founded in 2010, 1857 aims to forge connections between the Norwegian art scene and young artists abroad. It is a place to convene and converge, receive, answer and honour contemporary art in Oslo.
1857 is a non-profit organization initiated and run by
Stian Eide Kluge and Steffen Håndlykken.