Since 2007 Marianne Hultman has been the artistic director of Oslo Kunstforening (OK) in Norway. Being the first art institution in Norway, founded in 1836, Oslo Fine Art Society was an important contributor to building the countries national identity as well as promoting democratic values. Oslo Fine Art Society presents a varied range of exhibitions that reflect current tendency’s in Norwegian and international contemporary art. Oslo Fine Art Society collaborates with institutions in Norway as well as abroad. A number of the exhibitions Hultman has curated over the years have been traveling exhibitions. In 2012 Hultman curated the exhibition Hidden Landscape with Egyptian artists Moataz Nasr at Akershus Fortress in Oslo, that was OK’s first project for public space.
Between 2002-2007 Hultman was a curator, head of exhibitions at Norrköping Museum of Art in Sweden. Apart from curating Hultman has edited and written exhibition catalogues, books and magazines. She also teaches occasionally at Art Academies in Norway and Sweden.
She has curated the following exhibitions among others: Nordic Delights (2016); Eline McGeorge: As Spaces Fold, Companions Meet (2016); Yuka Oyama: Encapsulation Suits (2015); Franz Petter Schmidt: Weaving Fabrics for Suits (2015); Hesselholdt & Mejlvang: Hunger for Aggression (2014); Heli Rekula: In Hemingway’s Garden (2014); Judy Chicago: Deflowered (2013);