Welcome to Best Biennial


Best Biennial is Scandinavians largest and Sweden’s only contemporary art biennial for kids and teens. The response was big 2015, when more than 50 art venues welcomed kids and teens accompanied by adults during the Biennial weeks. Throughout Skåne, young and old can visit art exhibitions and performances, and take part in workshops led by professional artists and art educators.

For each Best Biennial, exhibitions are produced on the Biennial theme to feature contemporary art of high international standard. The theme for 2017 is Chaos.


Partners & Projects


Best Biennial partners with the Arts Education Network in Scania in the yearly produced conference day, 2015 also convened in collaboration with Tate Families. Best Biennial supports the Live Art Development Agency (LADA) project PLAYING UP as part of the collaboration with Tate Families 2016 and 2017. Moderna Museet Malmö is the ambassador for Best Biennial and Best Biennial is funded with support by the Swedish Arts Council, Region Skåne and Ystads konstmuseum.


  • 1-4 April 2016,  The Launch and Symposium of PLAYING UP at Tate Modern, London.

A Live Art game for kids and adults developed and produced by Theatre of Research, Live Art Development Agency (LADA) and Tate Early Years and Family Programme, with the support of Live Art UK, Goethe-Institut London and the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP). Best Biennial will launch a Swedish edition in 2017.

Playing Up

Please read more about PLAYING UP here


  • 19 Oct 2015, Tate Families and Arts Education Network in Scania as partner for the international conference day at Dunkers kulturhus, Sweden
Art Education in Transition 2015: Engaging audiences through Performance and Live Art.

For the Conference Programme please click here