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Icelandic Art Manual

2016– 2017


Gabríela Friðriksdóttir The Inner Life Of A Hay Bale

21 May to 27 August 2016

Gallery GAMMA, in cooperation with the Reykjavík Arts Festival, exhibits new work by Gabríela Friðriksdóttir.

Gallery GAMMA Garðastræti 37 101 Reykjavík Tel. + 354 519 3300 Open 11–16 weekdays For older and upcoming exhibitions see www.gallerygamma.is


Reykjavík Art Museum

ONE ADMISSION TO THREE MUSEUMS artmuseum.is

VISIT ICELAND’S LARGEST ART MUSEUM Contemporary

Modern

Sculpture

HAFNARHÚS TRYGGVAGATA 17

KJARVALSSTAÐIR FLÓKAGATA 24

ÁSMUNDARSAFN SIGTÚN

Open daily

www.artmuseum.is / artmuseum@reykjavik.is / +354 411 6400


The Culture House Hverfisgata 15 101 Reykjavík

The exhibition, shop and café are open daily 10 – 17

Closed on Mondays 16/9 – 30/4

A journey through the visual world of Iceland Illuminated manuscripts, textiles, carvings, photographs, paintings and contemporary Icelandic art   www.culturehouse.is

The Culture House is part of the National Museum of Iceland

Speciality coffee and artisan pastery The Culture House, Hverfisgata 15, The National Museum of Iceland

kaffitar.is


www.nylo.is

Nýló is a non-profit, artist-run museum and venue for contemporary art in Reykjavík, Iceland.

EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS VISIT A CONTEMPORARY

R E S I D E N C Y A N D E D U C AT I O N P R O G R A M ART CENTER IN EAST ICELAND

STORE AND BISTRO W W W. S K A F T F E L L . I S


Gerðarsafn   Kópavogur Art Museum

27/10 –  30/10 2016 www.cycle.is www.gerdarsafn.is


March 19ᵗʰ - May 29ᵗʰ Group exhibition, photographs – Fólk / People May 21ˢᵗ - August 28ᵗʰ Architecture & Akureyri June 11ᵗʰ - August 21ˢᵗ Group exhibition – Nautn / Conspiracy of Pleasure August 27ᵗʰ - October 23ʳᵈ Gunnar Kr. – For the Sake of the Form September 1ˢᵗ - September 4ᵗʰ A! Performance Festival September 10ᵗʰ - November 13ᵗʰ Thora Karlsdottir – Dress Performance October 29ᵗʰ - January 8ᵗʰ 2017 Joan Jonas – Under the Glacier

Barbara Probst, courtesy: Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin

October 29ᵗʰ - January 8ᵗʰ 2017 Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir – Misty Rain

Listasafnið á Akureyri / Akureyri Art Museum June - August September - May

Every day 10 am - 5 pm Tuesdays to Sundays 12 noon - 5 pm

www.listak.is


The Icelandic Printmakers Association

www.islenskgrafik.is

The IPA runs an open studio for artists

The Association strives to provide the best equipment and working environment for all methods of printmaking. The studio is a vital part of it’s activities and members and guest artists are able to hire the studio by the day, week or year.


Icelandic Art Manual

2016– 2017


The Greater Reykjavík Area


The Center introduces the local art scene to the international art world by assisting artists in realizing their projects abroad and serving as an information liaison for international professionals. Icelandic Art Center Gimli – Lækjargata 3 101 Reykjavík

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Cultural Centre

Icelandic Art Center

Opening hours Mon – Fri: 10 am – 2 pm and by appointment

(354) 562 72 62 info@icelandicartcenter.is www.icelandicartcenter.is

SÍM is a non-profit organization and works for the wide professional interests of Icelandic visual artists. The association runs an office and information centre for its members in addition to a showroom in the SÍM-house.

(354) 551 13 46 www.sim.is sim@sim.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 10 am – 4 pm

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Cultural Centre

SÍM The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists

SÍM Hafnarstræti 16 101 Reykjavík


National Gallery

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Museum

The National Gallery of Iceland was established in 1884. The National Gallery’s main role is to collect, preserve, research and exhibit Icelandic art.

Listasafn Íslands Fríkirkjuvegur 7 101 Reykjavík (354) 515 96 00 list@listasafn.is www.listasafn.is Opening hours 15 May – 15 Sept Tue – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm 16 Sept – 14 May Tue – Sun: 11 am – 5 pm Closed Mondays

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Museum

National Gallery

Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

Listasafn Sigurjóns Ólafssonar Laugarnestangi 70 105 Reykjavík (354) 553 29 06 lso@lso.is www.lso.is Opening hours 1 June – 31 Aug Tue – Sun: 2 – 5 pm 1 Sept – 31 May Sat & Sun: 2 – 5 pm

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum exhibits works by Icelandic sculptor Sigurjón Ólafsson (1908 – 1982) in the artist’s former studio at Laugarnes.


Ásgrímur Jónsson collection

National Gallery

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Museum

Listasafn Ásgríms Jónssonar Bergstaðastræti 74 101 Reykjavík (354) 515 96 25 list@listasafn.is www.listasafn.is Opening hours 15 May – 14 Sept Sun, Tue, Thu: 2 – 5 pm

15 Sept – 14 May Sun: 2 – 5 pm and by appointment for groups Closed in December and January

Ásgrímur Jónsson (1876 – 1958) is one of the pioneers of Icelandic art. The Ásgrímur Jónsson Museum hosts the artist’s studio and home. The museum regularly holds exhibitions of the artist’s works. 6

Museum

Einar Jónsson Museum Listasafn Einars Jónssonar Eiríksgata 3 101 Reykjavík (354) 551 37 97 lej@lej.is www.lej.is

The Einar Jónsson Museum is a collection of the work of Iceland’s first sculptor, Einar Jónsson (1874 – 1954).

Opening hours 1 June – 15 Sept Tue – Sun: 10 pm – 5 pm 16 Sept – 31 May Sat – Sun: 10 pm – 5 pm Closed in December and January


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Reykjavík Art Museum

Museum

Hafnarhús

Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Hafnarhús Tryggvagata 17 101 Reykjavík (354) 411 64 10 listasafn@reykjavik.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Thu: 10 am – 8 pm

This renovated ware­ house by the harbour boasts a permanent exhibition by pop artist Erró (b. 1932) and experimental exhibitions by local and international contemporary artists. 8

Museum

Reykjavík Art Museum

Kjarvalsstaðir Kjarvalsstaðir houses permanent exhibitions by the painter Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885 – 1972) and temporary exhibitions by leading 20th century Icelandic and international artists. Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24 105 Reykjavík (354) 411 64 20 listasafn@reykjavik.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm


Reykjavík Art Museum

The museum is dedicated to the sculptures and drawings of Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893 – 1982). The museum is a former home of the artist and is mostly designed by him. Surrounded by a sculpture garden.

Museum

Ásmundarsafn

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Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum Sigtún 104 Reykjavík (354) 411 64 30 listasafn@reykjavik.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours May – Sept Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Oct – April Daily: 1 – 5 pm

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Reykjavík Art Museum

String of Pearls

Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Perlufesti Hljómskálagarður 101 Reykjavík (354) 411 64 00 listasafn@reykjavik.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours Art in public space

Art in public space

The beautiful sculpture garden “String of Pearls” is dedicated to the work of six pioneer women sculptors.


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Museum

Ljósmyndasafn Reykjavíkur Tryggvagata 15/6th. fl. 101 Reykjavík (354) 411 63 00 photomuseum@reykjavik.is www.photomuseum.is Opening hours Mon – Thu: 12 – 7 pm Fri: 12 – 6 pm Sat – Sun: 1 – 5 pm

The Reykjavík Museum of Photography presents historical and contemporary photography in an artistic, social and cultural context.

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Cultural Centre

Norræna húsið Sturlugata 5 101 Reykjavík (354) 551 70 30 www.nordichouse.is nh@nordice.is

Opening hours Reception Mon – Fri: 9 am – 5 pm Sat – Sun: 12 – 5 pm The Library Mon – Fri: 11 am – 5 pm Sat – Sun: 12 – 5 pm Exhibitionhalls Daily: 11 am –  5 pm

The Nordic House

The Nordic House is a cultural centre run by the Nordic Council of Ministers. It organizes an extensive programme of cultural events and exhibitions. Architect: Alvar Aalto.


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Museum

The Culture House

Safnahúsið Hverfisgata 15 101 Reykjavík (354) 530 22 10 nationalmuseum@ nationalmuseum.is www.culturehouse.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Closed Mondays from 16 Sept – 30 April

The exhibition Points of View in the Culture House takes guests on a journey through the Icelandic visual world of past and present. Artefacts and works of art from the varied collections of six institutions provide a reflection of Iceland’s visual art history and cultural heritage. 14

(354) 530 22 00 nationalmuseum@nationalmuseum.is www.nationalmuseum.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Closed Mondays from 16 Sept – 30 April

National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum of Iceland displays objects that provide insight into Icelandic cultural history.

Museum

Þjóðminjasafn Íslands Suðurgata 41 101 Reykjavík


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Museum

ASÍ Art Gallery The ASÍ Art Gallery is a lively forum of contemporary Icelandic art and at the same time the proud owner of an extensive collection, including some of the country’s most precious works of art. Listasafn ASÍ Freyjugata 41 101 Reykjavík

(354) 511 53 53 listasi@centrum.is www.listasafnasi.is

Opening hours Daily: 1 – 5 pm except Monday Closed 26 June – 13 August

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(354) 551 43 50 nylo@nylo.is www.nylo.is Opening hours Thu – Sun: 2 – 6 pm and by appointment

Núllið

The Living Art Museum

Museum

NÝLÓ – Núllið Bankastræti 0 101 Reykjavík

Núllið occupies the underground space of a former female public lavatories, which are culturally protected and have been renovated and opened up again for the public as an exhibition space with the aim of promoting contemporary art.


The Living Art Museum

NÝLÓ  –  Project Space Völvufell 13 – 21 111 Reykjavík (354) 551 43 50 nylo@nylo.is www.nylo.is Opening hours Tue – Fri: 12 – 5 pm Sat – Sun: 13 – 5 pm Please contact the museum by email for group visits

Museum

Project Space

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The Living Art Museum (NÝLÓ) is a non-profit, artist-run space and museum, founded in 1978. The exhibition programme at Nýló currently operates in two locations; the project space in Breiðholt and Núllið in downtown Reykjavík. In January 2017 NÝLÓ will move the museum´s main exhibition space to the Marshall House, Grandagarður 20, 101 Reykjavík.

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Collection & Archives NÝLÓ – Safneign Völvufell 13 – 21 111 Reykjavík (354) 551 43 50 nylo@nylo.is www.nylo.is Opening hours Tue – Fri: 12 – 5 pm Sat – Sun: 13 – 5 pm Please contact the museum by email for group visits

NÝLÓ´s collection is comprised of approximately 2000 works by Icelandic and international artists, and includes the Archive of Artists Run Initiatives and the Performance Archive.

Museum

The Living Art Museum


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Museum

Hafnarborg – The Hafnarfjörður Centre for Culture and Fine Art presides over a collection of Icelandic art and has regular exhibitions that present leading Icelandic and international artists.

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Hafnarborg menningar- og listamiðstöð Hafnarfjarðar Strandgata 34 220 Hafnarfjörður (354) 585 57 90 hafnarborg@hafnarfjordur.is www.hafnarborg.is Opening hours Wed – Mon: 12 – 5 pm Closed Tuesdays

Museum

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum

Gerðarsafn is an art museum founded in honour of artist Gerður Helgadóttir (1928 – 1975). A wide range of temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary art are displayed at the museum.

Gerðarsafn Hamraborg 4 200 Kópavogur (354) 441 76 00 gerdarsafn@kopavogur.is www.gerdarsafn.is Opening hours Tue – Sun: 11 am – 5 pm


Hönnunarsafn Íslands Garðatorg 1 210 Garðabær (354) 512 15 25 honnunarsafn@honnunarsafn.is www.honnunarsafn.is Opening hours Tue – Sun: 12 – 5 pm

The Museum of Design and Applied Art is situated in the heart of the Capital area, 8 km from central Reykjavík. The museum’s objective is to collect, study and reflect upon Icelandic design and craft from 1900 to the present day.

Art Gallery Mosfellsbær is an exhibition space in the Mosfellsbær public library where art exhibitions are held every four weeks.

(354) 566 68 22 listasalur@mos.is www.bokmos.is/listasalur

Opening hours Weekdays: 12 – 6 pm except Wed: 10 am – 6 pm Sat: 1 – 5 pm

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Cultural Centre

Art Gallery Mosfellsbær

Listasalur Mosfellsbæjar Kjarna, Þverholt 2 270 Mosfellsbær

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Museum

Museum of Design & Applied Art


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Private Collection

Safn

Safn Bergstaðastræti 52 101 Reykjavík www.safn.is safn@safn.is Opening hours By appointment

Safn is the private art collection of Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir. Among the artworks in Safn´s collection are works by leading artists in contemporary Icelandic and international art.

Gallery

i8 presents a programme of 22 contemporary artists. The gallery was established in 1995.

i8 Gallery Tryggvagata 16 101 Reykjavík (354) 551 36 66 info@i8.is www.i8.is Opening hours Tue – Fri: 11 am – 5 pm Sat: 1 – 5 pm and by appointment

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Gallery

Hverfisgallerí

Hverfisgallerí represents 15 contemporary artists, both emerging and established. The gallery takes pride in offering diverse and ambitious exhibitions reflecting the current ethos of art.

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4 101 Reykjavík (354) 537 40 07 www.hverfisgalleri.is info@hverfisgalleri.is Opening hours Tue – Fri: 1 – 5 pm Sat: 2 – 5 pm and by appointment

(354) 561 19 95 listamenn@listamenn.is www.listamenn.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 9 am – 6 pm Sat: 12 – 4 pm

Listamenn opened in 2005 and is located at Skúlagata 32 – 34 near Kex hostel. Listamenn operates as a framing service and a gallery. It holds 8 – 12 shows a year of contemporary and 20th century Icelandic artists.

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Gallery

Listamenn Gallerí

Listamenn Gallerí Skúlagata 32 – 34 101 Reykjavík


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Gallery

BERG Contemporary

BERG Contemporary aims to provide a diversified forum for contemporary art by representing emerging and established artists, and by seeking the resonant tone of the present in new and innovative exhibitions. 28

Gallery

Gallery GAMMA is an independent art space that hosts regular exhibitions of Icelandic and international art.

BERG Contemporary Klapparstígur 16 101 Reykjavík (354) 562 00 01 gallery@bergcontemporary.is www.bergcontemporary.is Opening hours Tue – Fri: 11 am – 5 pm Sat: 1 – 5 pm and by appointment

Gallery GAMMA

Gallery GAMMA Garðastræti 37 101 Reykjavík (354) 519 33 00 www.gallerygamma.is info@gallerygamma.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 1 – 5 pm


Tveir Hrafnar Listhús Baldursgata 12 101 Reykjavík (354) 552 88 22 (354) 863 68 60 art@tveirhrafnar.is www.tveirhrafnar.is

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Gallery

Tveir Hrafnar Listhús – Art Gallery

Opening hours Thu – Fri: 12 – 5 pm Sat: 1 – 4 pm and by appointment

Tveir Hrafnar is run by a couple that have extensive experience in promoting art to individuals and businesses. They offer a range of work by contemporary Icelandic artists, and host solo and group shows. 30

Gallery

The gallery specialises in showing the works of contemporary Icelandic artists and selected works of the major Icelandic artists of the 20th century. Gallery Bakarí Skólavörðustígur 40 101 Reykjavík

Gallery Bakarí

(354) 551 01 61 (354) 690 09 31 sveinn.thorhallsson@gmail.com www.facebook.com/gallerybakari Opening hours Mon – Fri: 10 am – 6 pm Sat: 12 – 4 pm


Artist-Run Space

Harbinger

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Harbinger is a non-profit artist-run exhibition venue housed in a former fishmongers. Harbinger presents shows from a varied group of local and international artists.

Harbinger Freyjugata 1 101 Reykjavík (354) 618 04 40 info@harbinger.is www.harbinger.is Opening hours Thu – Sat: 2 – 5 pm and by appointment

Artist-Run Space

Port Project space is an artist run experimental gallery and a studio, showcasing various happenings, exhibitions and performances. The events only last for two weeks or less and the opening hours depend on each ongoing event.

Port verkefnarými Laugavegur 23b 101 Reykjavik (354) 780 43 27 port@festisvall.com www.portverk.tumblr.com Opening hours By appointment

Port Project Space

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(354) 692 51 14 ekkisens.artspace@gmail.com ekkisens.com

Ekkisens – Art Space

Opening hours Varies between exhibitions and by appointment

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Artist-Run Space

Ekkisens – Art Space Bergstaðastræti 25b 101 Reykjavík

Ekkisens is an artist-run space located in Reykjavík. It was founded in 2014 by artist Freyja Eilíf and is located in a former apartment in the basement of her grandmother’s house. Ekkisens focuses on exhibiting works by emerging visual artists.

Kling & Bang Gallery was established by artists in 2003. It has garnered widespread attention for promoting contemporary art that challenges the context and content of creative thinking.

Kling & Bang Gallery opens in The Marshall House, autumn 2016 Grandagarður 20 (354) 691 42 43 kob@this.is www.this.is/klingandbang Opening hours Kling & Bang Gallery opens at a new location in the Marshall house

Artist-Run Space

Kling & Bang Gallery

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Artist-Run Space

Wind and Weather Window Gallery

The aim of the gallery is to connect art in the urban setting of Reykjavík with the people on the street. The exhibitions focus mainly on local contemporary mixed media installations. 36

Veður og vindur Hverfisgata 37 101 Reykjavík (354) 863 80 33 www.windandweather.is info@windandweather.is Opening hours The gallery is open daily with lights on from 7 – 2 am

Artist-Run Space

Better Weather Window Gallery

The aim of the window gallery is to connect art in the urban setting of Reykjavík with the people on the street. The exhibitions change every one and two months and focus mainly on local contemporary artists that are interested in creating sitespecific, mixed-media installations.

Betra veður Laugavegur 41 101 Reykjavík (354) 863 80 33 www.windandweather.is info@windandweather.is Opening hours 24/7 all year round


(354) 588 36 44 booking@mengi.net www.mengi.net Opening hours Opening hours vary depending on what’s going on at the venue. Wed – Sat: 12 – 6 pm. Events start at 9 pm every Thu – Sat and sometimes other nights as well

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Project Space

Mengi

Mengi Óðinsgata 2 101 Reykjavík

Mengi is a combination of a performance venue, art gallery and a shop. It’s the home of experimental arts and hosts events and art exhibitions by some of Iceland’s most exciting contemporary artists. 38

Opening hours Mon – Fri: 10 am – 4 pm and by appointment

Crymogea

(354) 511 09 10 crymogea@crymogea.is www.crymogea.is

Crymogea is the leading publisher of books on art and photography in Iceland with a worldwide distribution. A store and a showroom for books and related products.

Project Space

Crymogea Barónsstígur 27 101 Reykjavík


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Project Space

Icelandic Printmakers Association

Félagið íslensk grafík Tryggvagata 17 101 Reykjavík (354) 552 28 66 islenskgrafik@gmail.com www.islenskgrafik.is Opening hours Thu – Sun: 2 – 6 pm

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Art in Public Space

The Sculpture Association was established in 1972. It brings together a broad variety of artists and has around 200 members. The association runs a sculpture garden in downtown Reykjavík open all year round. Höggmyndagarður Myndhöggvarafélagsins Nýlendugata 17a 101 Reykjavík mhr@mhr.is www.mhr.is Opening hours 24/7 all year round

The Sculpture Association


Gallerí skilti Dugguvogur 3 104 Reykjavík

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www.gallerysign.com birgirsb@internet.is Opening hours 24/7 all year round

Artist-Run Space

Gallery Sign Gallery Sign is an outdoor gallery, in the form of a sign, collaborating with national and international artists. There are two exhibitions per year, opening on the longest day of the year, 21 June, and on the shortest day of the year, 21 December.

Opening hours By appointment

(354) 551 87 97 hema@simnet.is www.helgi-fridjonsson.com/corridor

Artist-Run Space

This not-for-profit-space, founded in 1980 when exhibitions by inter­ national artists were uncommon in Iceland, aims at exhibiting interesting art from unexpected peripheries in context with the whole.

Gangurinn Rekagrandi 8 107 Reykjavík

The Corridor

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Opening hours Thu – Sun: 3 – 6 pm

(354) 554 41 01 www.anarkia.is anarkia@anarkia.is

Art in Public Space

Anarkia is run by a group of artists. Two exhibitions run simultaneously in two separate spaces and open every four weeks. Emphasis is places on various art forms, open and free expression of the every artist.

Anarkía Artspace Hamraborg 3 200 Kópavogur

Anarkía

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Outside The Greater Reykjavík Area


Museum

Reykjanes Art Museum Duus hosts regular exhibitions of contemporary Icelandic and international art.

Reykjanes Art Museum

Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar Duusgötu 2 – 8 231 Reykjanesbær

(354) 420 32 45 www.reykjanesbaer.is/listasafn listasafn@reykjanesbaer.is

Opening hours Daily: 12 – 5 pm

Listasafn Árnesinga Austurmörk 21 810 Hveragerði (354) 483 17 27 www.listasafnarnesinga.is listasafn@listasafnarnesinga.is Opening hours 1 May – 30 Sept Daily: 12 – 6 pm 1 Oct – 30 April Thu – Sun: 12 – 6 pm

LÁ Art Museum runs ambitious shows of contemporary and modern art in its four spacious exhibition rooms.

Museum

LÁ Art Museum


Museum

Roni Horn – Library of Water Vatnasafn – Library of Water is a project by the American artist Roni Horn. Roni Horn  – Vatnasafn Bókhlöðustígur 17 340 Stykkishólmur

(354) 857 12 21 www.libraryofwater.is vatnasafn@gmail.com

Opening hours June – Aug Daily: 1 – 6 pm Sept – May by appointment

Museum

Listasafn Ísafjarðar Gamla sjúkrahúsinu 400 Ísafjörður (354) 450 82 20 www.safnis.is listasafn@isafjordur.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 1 – 6 pm Sat: 1 – 4 pm

Ísafjörður Art Collection Placed in a recently renovated old hospital, one of the pearls of Icelandic architecture from early last century.


Project Space

Placed in Edinborg, an elegant old warehouse, close to the harbour of Ísafjörður. The opening hours are variable and in different showrooms of the house. Slunkariki Edinborg Aðalstræti 7 Vestur-Ísafjarðarsýsla 400 Ísafjörður

Slunkariki Edinborg

(354) 456 54 44 www.edinborg.is edinborg@edinborg.is Opening hours May – Sept 8 am – 11 pm Oct – Apr 12 – 9 pm

Gallery Outvert

Gallerí Úthverfa Aðalstræti 22 400 Ísafjörður (354) 868 18 45 (354) 865 45 25 www.kolsalt.is galleryoutvert@gmail.com Opening hours Depending on current exhibition

Project Space

Outvert Art Space is a not-forprofit organization and a dynamic, contemporary cultural arts space where varied perspectives and issues are explored through visual arts, music, performance and other media. Outvert Art Space collaborates closely with the ArtsIceland programs.


Artist run space

Alþýðuhúsið / Kompan

Alþýðuhúsið / Kompan Alþýðuhúsið 580 Siglufjörður (354) 865 50 91 adalheidur@freyjulundur.is www.freyjulundur.is Opening hours Daily: 2 – 5 pm when there is a sign outside

Alþýðuhúsið is run by Aðalheiður S. Eysteinsdóttir, it serves as her home, work studio and a gallery, named Kompan. Showcasing various events and happenings. Project Space

The Factory in Hjalteyri

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Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri 601 Hjalteyri (354) 461 14 50 verksmidjanhjalteyri.com verksmidjan.hjalteyri@gmail.com Opening hours May – July Daily: 2 – 5 pm April – Sept weekends: 2 – 5 pm

Verksmiðjan was founded in 2008 by fourteen artists from three countries, in a disused, eroded herring factory, focusing on international contemporary art exhibitions and workshops.


Listasafnið á Akureyri Kaupvangsstræti 8 – 12 600 Akureyri

Opening hours June – Aug Daily: 10 am – 5 pm

(354) 461 26 10 www.listak.is listak@listak.is

Sept – May Tue – Sun: 12 – 5 pm

Project Space

Salur Myndlistarfélagsins

Museum

Akureyri Art Museum

Two exhibition venues fall under the umbrella of Akureyri Art Museum; the Art Museum building and Ketilhús. The emphasis is on a variety of exhibitions and high artistic standard.

Salur Myndlistarfélagsins Kaupvangsstræti 10 600 Akureyri www.mynd.blog.is myndlistarfelagak@gmail.com Opening hours Sat – Sun: 2 – 5 pm and by appointment

Salur Myndlistarfélagsins is an exhbition space run by the Visual Artists’ Society.


Project Space

Mjólkurbúðin Art Gallery

Mjólkurbúðin Art Gallery Kaupvangsstræti 12 600 Akureyri (354) 895 71 73 dagrunmatt@hotmail.com Opening hours Sat – Sun: 2 – 5 pm and by appointment when exhibited

Mjólkurbúðin Art Gallery is a small gallery located in the same building as Akureyri Art Museum, in the heart of Akureyri. It is run by local artist Dagrún Matthíasdóttir.

Flóra

Project Space

Flóra Hafnarstræti 90 600 Akureyri (354) 661 01 68 www.floraflora.is flora.akureyri@gmail.com Opening hours Mon – Sat: 9 am – 7 pm Sun: 1 – 7 pm

Flóra is a studio, workshop and exhibition space, founded in 2011, showing the works of selected artists, with strong emphasis on installations and video art.


Project Space

Safnasafnið – The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum presents folk and outsider art together with progressive modern art without discrimination.

Kaktus

Kaktus Kaupvangsstræti 10–12 600 Akureyri

(354) 663 77 10 www.kaktusdidsomeart.com kaktusdidsomeart@gmail.com

Opening hours Varies between exhibitions and by appointment

Museum

Safnasafnið – The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum presents folk and outsider art together with progressive modern art without discrimination.

The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum Safnasafnið Svalbarðsströnd 601 Akureyri

(354) 461 40 66 www.folkart.is safngeymsla@simnet.is

Opening hours 14 May – 4 Sept Daily: 10 am – 5 pm groups can make appointments throughout middle of Sept.


(354) 694 20 74 www.fjukartscentre.com fjukartcentre@gmail.com

Winter by appointment

N 65° 20.246‘ W 15° 51.140‘ Möðrudalur www.kunsthalletropical.com contact@kunsthalletropical.com Opening hours 24/7 all year round

The Kunsthalle Tropical is experimenting with alternative exhibition formats . It is located at a specific place and unfolds in the mental space of the visitor.

Art in Public Space

Kunsthalle Tropical

Fjúk Arts Centre

Fjúk is a series of artist-run spaces in the old hookbaiting houses of Húsavík harbour. One exhibition area has unusual wooden cladding whilst another is set in an old walk-in fridge. Monthly open studios showcase the work of the artists in residence.

Opening hours Summer Mon – Fri: 12 – 5 pm Times may vary, call in advance to be sure

Project Space

Fjúk Arts Centre Verbúð 11 17 Hafnarstétt 640 Húsavík


Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art Austurvegur 42 710 Seyðisfjörður (354) 472 16 32 www.skaftfell.is skaftfell@skaftfell.is Opening hours Summer Daily: 12 – 6 pm

Cultural Centre

Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art Skaftfell  is an exhibition space and residency with an emphasis on contemporary art.

Winter Daily: 3 – 9 pm

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Álfabakka 16, Mjódd

Hafnarfirði - Strandgötu 31

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Skólavörðustíg 11

Kringlunni norður

Keflavík - Sólvallagötu 2

Vestmannaeyjum - Bárustíg 2

Laugavegi 77

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 Icelandic Art Center Gimli – Lækjargata 3 / 101 Reykjavík

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 SÍM – The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists

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 The National Gallery Fríkirkjuvegur 7 / 101 Reykjavík

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 The National Gallery – Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum Laugarnestangi 70 / 105 Reykjavík

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 The National Gallery – Ásgrímur Jónsson collection  Einar Jónsson Museum

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 Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús

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 Reykjavík Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir  Reykjavík Art Museum – Ásmundarsafn Sigtún / 104 Reykjavík

 Reykjavík Museum of Photography

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 The Culture House

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 ASÍ Art Gallery

Freyjugata 41 / 101 Reykjavík

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 The Living Art Museum – Núllið  The Living Art Museum – Project Space Völvufell 13 – 21 / 111 Reykjavík

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 The Living Art Museum – Collection & Archives Völvufell 13 – 21 / 111 Reykjavík

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 Hafnarborg Centre of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34 / 220 Hafnarfjörður

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Baldursgata 12 / 101 Reykjavík

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 Icelandic Printmakers Association Tryggvagata 17 / 101 Reykjavík

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 The Sculpture Association Nýlendugata 17a / 101 Reykjavík

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Dugguvogur 3 / 104 Reykjavík

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 Harbinger

Freyjugata 1 / 101 Reykjavík

 Better Weather Window Gallery

Barónsstígur 27 / 101 Reykjavík

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 Gallery Bakarí

Skólavörðustígur 40 / 101 Reykjavík

 Wind and Weather Window Gallery

Óðinsgata 2 / 101 Reykjavík

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 Gallery GAMMA

 Tveir Hrafnar Listhús – Art Gallery

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Laugavegur 41 / 101 Reykjavík

Garðastræti 37 / 101 Reykjavík

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 Kling & Bang Gallery

Hverfisgata 37 / 101 Reykjavík

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 BERG Contemporary Klapparstígur 16 / 101 Reykjavík

 Ekkisens – Art Space

Grandagarður 20 / 101 Reykjavík

 Listamenn Gallerí

Skúlagata 32 – 34 / 101 Reykjavík

 Port Project Space

Bergstaðastræti 25b / 101 Reykjavík

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Hverfisgata 4 / 101 Reykjavík

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Tryggvagata 15/6th. fl. / 101 Reykjavík

Bergstaðastræti 74 / 101 Reykjavík

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