SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum was established in 1995, and covers the entire region of Agder. This means that the museum is a regional resource centre for art. It is engaged in a wide range of activities, which include displaying the art collection and temporary exhibitions with Norwegian and international art. In 2015 the museum entered into a collaboration with the art collector Nicolai Tangen. The Tangen collection comprises a large number of Norwegian and Nordic art from the 1930s and onwards. Both the museum collection and the Tangen collection will be housed in a converted silo-building, forming a cultural powerhouse, situated next to the Kilden perfoming arts centre, on the waterfront in Kristiansand. The new museum location will open in 2021.