Eric Lennarth Miljöaktiverare 1987, från 25 skulptörer i Wanås slottspark, första utställningen på Wanås 1987, Foto Laszlo J Bogardy 0

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Wanås Konst – Center for Art and Education, presents and communicates contemporary art that challenges and redefines society. Wanås Konst produces site-specific international art and learning in an innovative and available way for the many. Wanås is a place in the world where art, nature and history meet. Wanås consist of a medieval castle, an organic farm, a scenic sculpture park and an art gallery in southern Sweden. Wanås Restaurant Hotel opens on the premises Spring 2017. Since 1987 contemporary site-specific art by international artists has been produced at Wanås. Today the collection in the sculpture park has 70 permanent works, created specifically for The Wanas Foundation - Wanås Konst by artists such as Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Yoko Ono and Ann-Sofi Sidén et al. Every year thousands of children take part in educational activities. Wanås Konst is run by The Wanås Foundation, a non-profit foundation created in 1994, in Östra Göinge municipality, in the South of Sweden, only 1.5 h from Copenhagen, Denmark. Founding Director Marika Wachtmeister initiated the art projects at Wanås in 1987. Since 2011 the foundation is led by Elisabeth Millqvist and Mattias Givell. Wanås is part of European Land a+ Art Network (ELAN) and a Long Run Destination – a leader in sustainable development within the tourism industry, community development and cultural management. Read more at