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Free art tour offered to iConference 2020 participants

6 Feb 2020 21:40 | iSchools News (Administrator)

The City of Borås, Sweden, is sponsoring a free guided walking-tour of art installations from its biannual art festival No Limit Borås. The one-hour tour will take place 1:30-2:30 pm the afternoon of Thursday, March 26, immediately following the conclusion of the conference. 

This Street Art tour is free of charge to iConference 2020 participants. Interested parties must sign up for the tour on our guided tour webpage.

This is one of the many excursions being offered to iConference 2020 participants. Some, like the Street Art Walk, are free of charge. Others have a nominal fee. 

Additional excursions include:

  • A visit to the medieval Torpa Castle, where participants will experience the glassblowers work at Glasets Hus / The House of Glass. Friday, March 27.
  • A visit to the 18th Century Gunnebo House estate, and an opportunity to take in the gorgeous Swedish west coast on the picturesque island of Tjörn. Saturday, March 28.
  • A day-tour of various Gothenburg libraries, including the University of Gothenburg Library and Chalmers University of Technology Library, as well as sight-seeing in the coastal town of Gothenburg (approximately one hour from Borås). Friday, March 27.
  • A visit to the University of Borås library, just minutes from the conference venue. (Date TBA)
  • A guided tour of Abecita Museum of Modern Art, which is located in an industrial estate about 10 minutes from the conference venue. The museum includes more than 500 works of photography and graphic art by internationally acclaimed artists such as Warhol, Rauschenberg, Bourgeois, Hockney, Hamilton, Bacon and Dine, as well as Scandinavian artists and photographers. Thursday, March 26.

iConference 2020 takes place March 23-26 in Borås, Sweden. Click here to register. More information about excursions in-and-around the host-city of Borås can be found on the guided tour webpage. iConference 2020 is a presentation of the iSchools and is hosted this year by the University of Borås: Swedish School of Library and Information Science, and Oslo Metropolitan University: Department of Archivistics, Library and Information Science. Sponsors include the City of Borås and Monash University.

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