It holds a piece of art that is, unbelievably, connected to my own immediate family.
It wasn’t on display for us this visit, so I’m just grateful it’s been a part of my past visits to the NationalMuseum.
We had another special reason to go to the NationalMuseum: a certain someone’s birthday was in need of dessert. Thank goodness, because the only vegan and gluten-free food on the menu was this…
…and this. We were not prepared for this, as Stockholm is our very own plant-based mecca. But we survived.
With a recent renovation under its belt (thus, a long closure), I was so happy to see the atrium again. It’s one of my favorite rooms in the NationalMuseum.
It once held the cafe. It now holds art, plus sweet expressions.
The gift shop is just off the atrium, where we tend to linger.
One can sit and browse the most incredible books, at length.
The gift shop is also where one can find practical items for sale (like reusable shopping bags) that reflect the current art on display.
Upstairs, the galleries were organized by the centuries. I would love to go back in time to exactly this.
Beautiful history floats by.
Greeting us as if we are greeting them.
Which makes one want to never descend.