Since 2010 the house has developed into one of Swedens's leading contemporary art galleries. The exhibition feature local cultural history, together with Nordic and international contemporary artists like Olafur Eliason, Maria Friberg, Pussy Riot, Robert Henke/Tarik Bari and Billy Klüver/Andy Warhol among others.
Havremagasinet was designated as regional center for contemporary art in 2014 and is mainly funded by Region Norrbotten and Boden Municipality. The concept and operations are managed by the association Havremagasinet Art Management Group.
About the building:
Havremagasinet (The Granary), completed in 2911–12, was designed by architect Erik Josephson. Until 1950, the army stored fodder in the building for cavalry horses. The building i s one of the largest in boden, a six-storey structure in stone and wood with a total floor space of 3600 m2, supported by 288 wooden pillar.