Exhibitions in the Linnaean Gardens

In our permanent exhibitions you can learn more about Carl Linnaeus, his science, and the family's life in Uppsala and at Hammarby..

We arrange temporary art exhibitions during summer in The Linnaeus Garden, at Linnaeus' Hammarby, and in The Botanical Garden.

W have a collection of more than 8.000 plantspecies and varieties in the Linnaean Gardens. You can search our plant data base of the plants grown in the Botanical Garden, and learn more about some of the plants that remain at Linnaeus’ Hammarby since the 18th century. In the articles about ’plant of the week’ you can discover more about many of the plants of the Botanical Garden.

Karin Berglund – FLOWER!

See Karin Berglund's photographs developed using a 19th century technique. At the time, each photographer had to create their own material - from preparing the paper and mixing the developing liquid to producing the finished picture. A photo exhibition with a focus on flowers.

Photographer Karin Berglund is also a journalist and writer. She has written many books about gardening and garden history. In 2007 her biography about Carl Linnaeus was published.

1 Juni – 18 July 2021

Open Tuesday–Sunday 11–17, at Linnaeus' Hammarby. 

Flowers, plants, and nature

A selection of drawings and paintings created by staff and friends of The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala. The exhibition is curated by Anna Ehn, public art manager at Uppsala kommun, and Rebecca Flodin, curator at Uppsala University Museum.

23 June– 26 September 2021

Open Monday – Sunday 11–17 June – August and Tuesday – Sunday 11–17 in September, in the orangery in The Linnaeus Garden

Flora of the Archipelago

Nadya Deeva exhibits botanical illustration from the Norrtälje archipelago close to her home. Nadya is a member of Botanical Art Society (London) and teaches botanical illustration. She wishes to share her passion for botanical motifs through her art.

24 July – 19 September 2021

Open Tuesday – Sunday 11–17 in July and August, Friday – Sunday 11–17 in September in the east wing, Linnaeus' Hammarby

There is also a photographic exhibition by Petra Korall in the building.

With an eye for plants

Petra Korall is a botanist with a keen eye for photography. The eyes of the prhotographer and the botanist unite in her close up pictures of plants and insects, enabling us to experience them in a new manner.

24 July – 19 September 2021

Open Tuesday – Sunday 11–17 in July and August, Friday – Sunday 11–17 in September in the east wing, Linnaeus' Hammarby

There is also an exhibition of botanical illustrations by Nadya Deeva in the building.

Flying Seeds

Art installations built on site around Linneanum by six Japanese artists. There will be one installation by each artist and one created by them together.

The exhibition is a collaboration with invited artists from Hokkaido, Japan. The artists Kajsa Haglund and Narek Aghajanyan are project managers for Flying Seeds,

Artist talks will take place in Thunbergsalen 16 and 17 June and the exhibition opens 19 June.

June – September 2022

Open all days 7–21, outside Linneanum in The Botanical Garden.

Linnaeus and his garden

An exhibition about Carl Linnaeus and the history of the garden.

Permanent exhibition, open May–September. In the Orangery, The Linnaeus Garden.

Linnaeus at Hammarby

An exhibition about Carolus Linnaeus and the life of his family at Hammarby.

Permanent exhibition open May–September, in the western wing at Linnaeus' Hammarby.

Last modified: 2021-05-03