Poverty is still an important subject for our community, since it affects more than 10% of our inhabitants. It is the topic of our new exhibition “Not All Good? Being Poor in Southern Norway”.


Fifteen people contacted us after we announced a petition for informants in the newspaper and on social media. They have told moving stories about what it is like not to be able to work because of illness and how it is to have neither money nor a social network.

The exhibition also presents a timeline and digital storytelling that show the establishment and development of the poor relief, which also describes the changing views on poor people through history.

Read more: www.vestagdermuseet.no/fattigdom