365 Days of Art: September 27 – Munch Museum Celebrates Return of Damaged Paintings

Bald figure with hands over ears screams while standing on bridge, under a swirling sky.
Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1883

September 27, 2006

Munch’s The Scream and Madonna go on view in a special five-day exhibition to celebrate their return to the Munch Museum–damages and all–after being stolen by masked gunmen two years earlier.

Before conservation begins, 5,500 people view the damaged paintings.

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