Kunsthall Oslo aims to promote contemporary art and culture in Bjørvika and Oslo by:

1. Communicating and exhibiting Norwegian and international contemporary art and culture, primarily in Oslo.

2. Encouraging wider knowledge of contemporary culture, and contemporary art in particular, in its social and historical context through exhibitions, guided tours, lectures and educational programs.

3. Producing and commissioning new works for exhibition at Kunsthall Oslo or elsewhere, including collaborations with other institutions, organizations and businesses.

4. Sharing knowledge and experience regarding art production in the Bjørvika area.

Kunsthall Oslo in a non-profit art institution initiated and established by Bjørvika Utvikling AS. The owner is Bjørvika Infrastruktur (BI).