The Zorn Academy was founded 22 August 1975. It aims to conduct and support research and information about Anders Zorn and art in his era and afterwards, as well as matters relating to art criticism, art theory and the promotion of art.
The Academy consists of 18 ordinary members and can select 13 corresponding members. In general, the Academy meets twice a year, once in spring and again in autumn. The president is former museum director Hans Henrik Brummer.