About the Museum
Reykjavík Art Museum is a dynamic and progressive scene which gives guests an opportunity to get to know diverse art and gain a deeper understanding of the historic, social, cultural and artistic context of different artworks. Hafnarhús, Kjarvalsstaðir and Ásmundarsafn regularly exhibit works by three of the most famous Icelandic artists; Erró, Kjarval and Ásmundur Sveinsson. The museum also offers many different Icelandic and international exhibitions of modern and contemporary art by respected artists. It is also a platform for up-and-coming talents. The exhibitions in Reykjavík Art Museum span all the way from the historic to modern times, from the conventional to the outermost limits of art. Many cultural activities take place in the museum, every year over a hundred events are held here, from lectures and seminars to unconventional concerts. Reykjavík Art Museum collaborates with numerous festivals, including Museum Night, Reykjavík Arts Festival, DesignMarch and Cultural Night.
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