Treasures of a Nation

The House of Collections Hverfisgata 15, Reykjavík

Treasures of a Nation in the Culture House - Masterpieces of Icelandic Art. In this building the National Gallery of Iceland displays masterpieces of Icelandic art. Here are works of …

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The Gift to the People

Akureyri Art Museum Kaupvangsstræti 8-12, Akureyri

ASÍ Art Museum’s Founding Collection from Ragnar Jónsson of Smári It was big news when the entrepreneur Ragnar Jónsson, known for his margarine factory Smári, decided to donate his collection …

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Bathing Culture

Museum of Design & Applied Art Garðatorg 1, Garðabær

The outdoor, geothermal pool is the most interesting public sphere in Iceland. A place where strangers cross paths and acquaintances meet; it serves a purpose similar to the plaza in …

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Black and White

Akureyri Art Museum Kaupvangsstræti 8-12, Akureyri

Opposites and different things, attitudes and perspectives. What separates us can also connect us. This exhibition consists of work by five artists who work with black and white photography. The …

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Dieter Roth Jewellery

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Dieter Roth (1930—1998) was a pioneer who respected no boundaries: a thinker, trailblazer, poet, musician, filmmaker and visual artist. A less well-known aspect of his career is that he also …

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Jessica Auer: Landvörður

Reykjavík Museum of Photography Grófarhús, Tryggvagata 15, Reykjavík

Since 2016 Jessica Auer has been documenting the impact of mass tourism on Icelandic landscape and society. Working between Canada and her studio in Iceland, Jessica‘s travels between these countries …

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