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Icelandic Art Manual

2018–   2019


Nýlistasafni The Living Art Museum nylo.is Tue–Sun 12–6pm and Thu 12–9pm

Kling & Bang this.is/klingogbang Wed-Sun 12–6pm and Thu 12–9pm

Stúdíó Ólafur Elíasson i8.is Tue–Sun 12–6pm and Thu 12–9pm

Marshall Restaurant + Bar marshallrestaurant.is Open for lunch and dinner / closed Mondays

Grandagarður 20, 101 Reykjavík marshallhusid.is


24.08..18-18.04.2021 FROM CO-OP STREET TO ART STREET 22.09.18-04.11.2018 CLEMENTINE ROY & GÚSTAV GEIR BOLLASON 03.11.18-27.01.2019 ÖRN INGI GÍSLASON 08.11.18-11.11.2018 A! PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL 08.12.18-17.03.2019 ANGE LECCIA

19.05.18-16.09.2018 ANÍTA HIRLEKAR

24.08.18-21.10.2018 SIGURÐUR ÁRNI SIGURÐSSON

24.08.18-21.10.2018 AÐALHEIÐUR S. EYSTEINSDÓTTIR

24.08.18-18.08.2019 HJÖRDÍS FRÍMANN & MAGNÚS HELGASON

24.08.18-11.10.2020 SELECTED WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION

MAY - SEPTEMBER EVERY DAY 10AM - 5 PM OKTOBER - APRIL EVERY DAY 12 NOON - 5 PM WWW.LISTAK.IS

24.08..18-17.02.2019 EXPRESSIONS - ASÍ, CONFEDERATION OF LABOUR ART COLLECTION

28.04.18-19.08.2018 SOVEREIGNTY REVISITED, OUTDOORS IN AKUREYRI


Listasafn ASÍ Sýningar 2018: Handhafi íslensku myndlistarverðlaunanna Sigurður Guðjónsson – INNLJÓS – í útihúsnum á Kleifum við Blönduós 7. – 22. júlí 2018.

Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir

sýnir á tveimur stöðum á landinu haustið 2018. Sýningar 2019: Verk valinna listamanna sýnd á tveimur stöðum á landinu. www.listasafnasi.is

The Hafnarfjördur Centre of Culture and Fine Art Museum

Open 12–5 p.m. Closed on Tuesdays Free entry

Strandgata 34 220 Hafnarfjörður Iceland

www.hafnarborg.is (354) 585 5790


bergcontemporary.is Klapparstígur 16 101 Reykjavík Opening hours 11 am — 5 pm Tue to Fri 1 pm — 5 pm Sat and by appointment


WELCOME TO REYKJAVIK ARTS FESTIVAL

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www.verksmidjanhjalteyri.com

VERKSMIÐJAN Á HJALTEYRI

Center for contemporary art. 20 min. from Akureyri. 1500 m2 exhibition space in an old historical herring factory.


Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4 200 Kópavogur www.gerdarsafn.is

Opening hours Daily 11 – 17 Closed on Mondays


Þrír staðir Three locations Eitt safn One museum

Hafnarhús Tryggvagata 17 101 Reykjavík

Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24 105 Reykjavík

Ásmundarsafn Sigtún 105 Reykjavík

Open daily +354 411 6400 artmuseum.is


Icelandic Pavilion

Hrafnhildur ArnardĂłttir / Shoplifter

58th International Art Exhibition Biennale di Venezia Spazio Punch Giudecca (800/o, Venezia 30133, Italy)

icelandicpavilion

11.5.–24.11.2019


The Greater Reykjavík Area


Icelandic Art Manual

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Cultural Centre

Icelandic Art Center 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 icelandicartcenter

Texts and images © Provided by the Art Museums, Galleries and Project Spaces. © Icelandic Art Center, Reykjavík 2018

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

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

Icelandicartcen

Design and Layout Studio Studio (Arnar Freyr Guðmundsson, Birna Geirfinnsdóttir)

Printing Litróf Published by Icelandic Art Center


SÍM Hafnarstræti 16 101 Reykjavík (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 is a non-profit organization and works for the wide professional interests of Icelandic visual artists. The association runs an office and information center for artists in addition to an exhibition space in the SÍM-house.

Einar Jónsson Museum

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Museum

The Einar Jónsson Museum is a collection of the works of the Icelandic sculptor, Einar Jónsson (1874 – 1954). Listasafn Einars Jónssonar Hallgrímstorg 3 101 Reykjavík

(354) 551 37 97 lej@lej.is www.lej.is

Opening hours Tue – Sun: 10 pm – 5 pm


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Museum

National Gallery Listasafn Íslands Fríkirkjuvegur 7 101 Reykjavík (354) 515 96 00 list@listasafn.is www.listasafn.is Opening hours 15 May – 30 Sept Daily: 10 am – 5 pm 1 Oct – 14 May Tue – Sun: 11 am – 5 pm

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The National Gallery of Iceland, established in 1884, is the principal art museum of Iceland. Its main role is to collect, preserve, research and exhibit Icelandic art. National Gallery

Museum

Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum Listasafn Sigurjóns Ólafssonar Laugarnestangi 70 105 Reykjavík

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

(354) 553 29 06 lso@lso.is www.lso.is Opening hours 15 May – 30 Sept Daily: 1 – 5 pm 1 Oct – 14 May Tue – Sun: 1 – 5 pm


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 – 30 Sept Daily: 1 – 5 pm 1 Oct – 14 May Tue – Sun: 1 – 5 pm

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. 7

(354) 411 63 00 ljosmyndasafn@reykjavik.is www.photomuseum.is Opening hours Mon – Thu: 10 am – 6 pm Fri: 11 am – 6 pm Sat – Sun: 1 – 5 pm

With an exhibition space, on-screen archives and a peaceful library area, this small museum is dedicated to the art of photography. The shop offers a range of postcards, including archive images of Reykjavík life and culture.

Reykjavík Museum of Photography

Museum

Ljósmyndasafn Reykjavíkur Tryggvagata 15/6th. fl. 101 Reykjavík


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Reykjavík Art Museum

Museum

Hafnarhús

The old harbour warehouse, Hafnarhús, offers a progressive exhibition program with local and international contemporary artists. The works of key figures such as Erró, as well as established and emerging current artists are presented in six galleries. 9

Reykjavík Art Museum

Museum

Kjarvalsstaðir

Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Hafnarhús Tryggvagata 17 101 Reykjavík (354) 411 64 00 artmuseum@reykjavík.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Thu: 10 am – 10 pm

Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24 105 Reykjavík (354) 411 64 20 artmuseum@reykjavík.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm

Kjarvalsstaðir houses the works of one of Iceland’s most influential and recognised artists, Jóhannes S. Kjarval. The exhibitions at Kjarvalsstaðir focus primarily on paintings and sculptures of the established masters of modern art.


Reykjavík Art Museum

The museum is dedicated to the sculptures and drawings of Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893 – 1982). The museum is the former home of the artist where his works are exhibited and sometimes along with the works of other modern or contemporary artists.

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

Listasafn Reykjavíkur – Perlufesti Hljómskálagarður 101 Reykjavík

String of Pearls

(354) 411 64 00 artmuseum@reykjavík.is www.artmuseum.is Opening hours Art in public spaces

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Art in public spaces

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

Reykjavík Art Museum

Museum

Ásmundarsafn

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The Nordic House

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Cultural Centre

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

Norræna húsið Sæmundargata 11 101 Reykjavík (354) 551 70 30 info@nordichouse.is www.nordichouse.is/en Opening hours Nordic House Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Wed: 10 am – 9 pm Library Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Wed: 10 am – 9 pm (354) 551 70 90 Exhibition Halls Daily: 10 am –  5 pm Wed: 10 am – 9 pm AALTO Bistro Sun – Tue: 11:30 am – 5 pm Wed – Sat: 11:30 am – 9:30 pm (354) 551 02 00 Safnahúsið Hverfisgata 15 101 Reykjavík

Museum

The Culture House

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(354) 530 22 10 thjodminjasafn @thjodminjasafn.is www.culturehouse.is Opening hours Daily: 10 am – 5 pm 16 Sept – 30 April Tue – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm

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


(354) 530 22 00 thjodminjasafn@thjodminjasafn.is www.nationalmuseum.is Opening hours 1 May – 15 Sep Daily: 10 am – 5 pm

The National Museum of Iceland

16 Sept – 30 Apr Tue – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm

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

The ASÍ Art Museum is a lively forum for contemporary art in Iceland and at the same time the proud owner of an extensive collection including some of the country’s most precious works of art. Exhibitions are organized in collaboration with museums and art spaces throughout Iceland.

(354) 535 5635 listasi@centrum.is www.listasafnasi.is

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Museum

ASÍ Art Museum

Listasafn ASÍ Office: Guðrúnartúni 1 105 Reykjavík

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Museum

Þjóðminjasafn Íslands Suðurgata 41 101 Reykjavík

Opening hours For exhibitions and opening hours please consult our website


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Museum

The Living Art Museum The Living Art Museum (Nýló) is a non-profit, member-based, artist-run exhibition space and museum, founded in 1978. For over 40 years the museum has supported emerging artists and focused on current developments in contemporary art.

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The Living Art Museum Exhibition space and office 2nd fl. The Marshall House Grandagarður 20 101 Reykjavík (354) 551 43 50 nylo@nylo.is www.nylo.is Opening hours Tue – Sun: 12 – 6 pm Thu: 12 – 9 pm Please contact the museum by email for group visits.

The Living Art Museum

Museum

Collection

The collection holds over 2,000 works by Icelandic and international artists from the 1960s to the present and maintains the Archive of Artist-run Initiatives and the Performance Archive, amongst others.

The Living Art Museum Collection space Völvufell 13 – 21 111 Reykjavík (354) 551 43 50 nylo@nylo.is www.nylo.is Opening hours Open by appointment. Please contact the museum by email for group visits.


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Gallery

i8 Gallery

i8 opened in 1995. Today the gallery represents 23 Icelandic and International contemporary artists.

i8 Gallery Tryggvagata 16 101 Reykjavík (354) 551 36 66 info@i8.is www.i8.is Opening hours Tue – Fri: 11 am – 6 pm Sat: 1 – 5 pm and by appointment

(354) 551 36 66 Info@i8.is

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Gallery

Stúdíó Ólafur Elíasson

Stúdíó Ólafur Elíasson The Marshall House Grandagarður 20 101 Reykjavík

Opening hours Tue – Sun: 12 – 6 pm Thu: 12 – 9 pm and by appointment

Stúdíó Ólafur Elíasson is a satellite studio of the Icelandic-Danish artist in Reykjavík and is part open to the public. A series of artworks, projects and experiments are on view.


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Museum

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Gerðarsafn offers temporary exhibitions of works by Icelandic and international contemporary artists as well as displaying the museum collection. The museum was built in memory of artist Gerður Helgadóttir (1928 – 1975) and opened in 1994.

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

Museum

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

Hafnarborg Centre of Culture and Fine Art

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


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 8 km from central Reykjavík. The Museum’s objective is to collect, study and present Icelandic design and crafts from 1900 to the present day.

Mosfellsbær Art Gallery is an exhibition space in Mosfellsbær’s public library where art exhibitions are held every five weeks.

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

Opening hours Mon – Tue: 12 – 6 pm Wed: 10 am – 6 pm Thu – Fri: 12 – 6 pm Sat: 1 – 5 pm

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Cultural Centre

Mosfellsbær Art Gallery

Listasalur Mosfellsbæjar Kjarni, Þverholt 2 270 Mosfellsbær

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Museum

Museum of Design & Applied Art


Gallery

Hverfisgallerí

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Hverfisgallerí is a commercial gallery, established in 2013, which represents a range of 14 contemporary artists at present. The gallery offers diverse works which reflect new currents in art

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

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Gallery

Listamenn Gallery

Listamenn Gallerí Skúlagata 32 – 34 101 Reykjavík (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 framers and a gallery and holds 8 – 12 shows a year of contemporary and 20th century Icelandic artists.


BERG Contemporary

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Gallery

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. BERG Contemporary is located in an old glass factory in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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 is a private and independent gallery that hosts regular exhibitions of Icelandic and international contemporary art.

Gallery GAMMA Garðastræti 37 101 Reykjavík (354) 519 33 00 www.gamma.is/gallery gamma@gamma.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 11 am – 5 pm

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Gallery

Gallery GAMMA


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Gallery

Tveir Hrafnar Listhús  – Art Gallery

Tveir Hrafnar Listhús – Art Gallery Baldursgata 12 101 Reykjavík (354) 863 68 60 art@tveirhrafnar.is www.tveirhrafnar.is Opening hours Fri – Sat: 1 – 4 pm

Tveir Hrafnar is run by a couple who has an extensive experience in promoting art to individuals and businesses. They offer a range of works by contemporary Icelandic artists, and host solo and group shows.

Artist-run Space

Harbinger

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Harbinger Freyjugata 1 101 Reykjavík (354) 618 04 40 info@harbinger.is www.harbinger.is Opening hours Thu – 5 – 8 pm Fri – Sat: 2 – 7 pm

Harbinger is a non-profit, DIY-operation of the highest caliber. Since 2014 this former fishmonger’s is an artist-run exhibition venue presenting both emerging and established artists. Harbinger is funded by the City of Reykjavík.


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Artist-run Space

Gallery Port

Gallery Port is an artist-run space and a studio. It is an experimental gallery where artists within different mediums of art can host small happenings, such as pop up exhibitions, performance nights, concerts and small publishing events. Gallery Port Laugavegur 23b 101 Reykjavík (354) 780 43 27 port@festisvall.com instagram.com/gallery_port Opening hours Varies between exhibitions and by appointment

(354) 780 43 27 ekkisens.artspace@gmail.com www.ekkisens.com Opening hours Varies between exhibitions and by appointment

EKKISENS is an artist run space which aims to promote works of emerging Icelandic and international artists, located in an apartment house in the center of Reykjavík.

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Artist-run Space

Ekkisens – Art Space

Ekkisens – Art Space Bergstaðastræti 25b 101 Reykjavík


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Artist-run Space

Kling & Bang

Kling & Bang was established by ten artists in 2003 and remains Artist-Run. It has garnered widespread attention for promoting contemporary art that challenges the context and content of creative thinking. 33

Kling & Bang The Marshall house Grandagarður 20 101 Reykjavík (354) 554 20 03 kob@this.is this.is/klingandbang Opening hours Wed – Sun: 12 – 6 pm Thu: 12 – 9 pm

Artist-run Space

Wind and 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 who are interested in creating sitespecific mixed media installations.

Veður og vindur Hverfisgata 37 101 Reykjavík (354) 863 80 33 www.windandweather.is kathyjuneclark@me.com Opening hours 24/7 all year round


Mengi Óðinsgata 2 101 Reykjavík (354) 588 36 44 booking@mengi.net www.mengi.net Opening hours 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 is a mixture of a performance venue, art gallery and a shop. It also runs a record label and a recording studio. It’s the home of experimental arts and hosts events and art exhibitions by some of Iceland’s most exciting contemporary artists.

(354) 552 28 66 islenskgrafik@gmail.com www.islenskgrafik.is Opening hours Thu – Sun: 2 – 6 pm

The association runs a work studio and an exhibition room for graphic artists.

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Project Space

Icelandic Printmakers Association

Félagið íslensk grafík Tryggvagata 17 101 Reykjavík


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.

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Art in Public Spaces Höggmyndagarður Myndhöggvarafélagsins Nýlendugata 17a 101 Reykjavík mhr@mhr.is www.mhr.is Opening hours 24/7 all year round

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The Sculpture Association

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 Dec.

Gallerí Skilti Dugguvogur 3 104 Reykjavík (354) 820 72 07 birgirsb@internet.is www.gallerysign.com Opening hours 24/7 all year round


Listastofan

Artist-run Space

Listastofan is an Non-profit Art Space, which houses a collective of Independent Artists. The venue hosts a shared studio for in-house artists, a photography darkroom, gallery and workshop space. It provides an opportunity for artists to join a likeminded, affordable community.

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Listastofan Hringbraut 119 101 ReykjavĂ­k (354) 781 32 16 info@listastofan.com www.listastofan.com Opening hours Varies between exhibitions and by appointment

Opening hours By appointment

(354) 696 87 97 hema@simnet.is www.helgi-fridjonsson.com/corridor

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Artist-run Space

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

Gangurinn Brautarholti 8 105 ReykjavĂ­k

The Corridor


Opening hours Mon – Sat: 10 am – 7 pm Sun: 11 am – 6 pm

Kjallarinn is an experimental project space, located in the basement of the design & home decor store, Geysir Heima on Skólavörðustígur. Kjallarinn, which simply means “The Basement” in Icelandic, hosts regular design and art exhibitions. The aim is to support and showcase artwork from various local artists in a fresh and inspiring way.

(354) 519 60 33 kjallarinn@geysir.com www.facebook.com/geysirheima

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Kjallarinn

Kjallarinn Skólavörðustígur 12 101 Reykjavík

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Gallery

Gallery Fold Gallery Fold is a leader in exhibition and auctions in Iceland. We offer works of 60 leading contemporary artist as well as the older pioneers of Icelandic art. The gallery takes on resale works from individuals and companies, both in direct sales and on auction. Therefore, there is always diverse range of works.

Gallerí Fold Rauðarárstíg 12 – 14 105 Reykjavík (354) 551 04 00 fold@myndlist.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 10 am – 6 pm Sat: 11 am –  4 pm


Outside The Greater Reykjavík Area

Museum

Reykjanes Art Museum Duus Safnahús (Duushús) hosts regular exhibitions of 20th and 21st century Icelandic and international art.

Reykjanes Art Museum

Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar Duusgata 2 – 8 230 Reykjanesbær

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

Opening hours Daily: 12 – 5 pm


Museum

LÁ Art Museum LÁ Art Museum / Listasafn Árnesinga runs ambitious exhibitions of contemporary as well as modern art in its spacious exhibitions rooms.

Listasafn Árnesinga Austurmörk 21 810 Hveragerði

Opening hours 1 May – 30 Sept Daily: 12 – 6 pm

(354) 483 17 27 www.listasafnarnesinga.is listasafn@listasafnarnesinga.is

1 Oct – 30 April Thu – Sun: 12 – 6 pm

Museum

Roni Horn – Library of Water Vatnasafn – Library of Water is a project by the American artist Roni Horn.

Roni Horn – Vatnasafn Bókhlöðustígur 19 340 Stykkishólmur

(354) 865 45 16 www.libraryofwater.is vatnasafn@gmail.com

Opening hours 1 June – 31 Aug Daily: 11 – 5 pm and by appointment


Museum

Ísafjörður Art Collection Situated in a recently renovated old hospital, one of the pearls of Icelandic architecture from early last century. Listasafn Ísafjarðar Safnahúsið / Gamla sjúkrahúsið Eyratún 400 Ísafjörður

(354) 450 82 20 listasafn@isafjordur.is www.safnis.is

Opening hours Mon – Fri: 1 – 6 pm Sat: 1 – 4 pm

Project Space

Situated in Edinborg, a newly renovated warehouse, close to the harbour of Ísafjörður. The opening hours are variable and in different showrooms of the house. Slunkaríki Edinborg Aðalstræti 7 Vestur-Ísafjarðarsýsla 400 Ísafjörður (354) 456 54 44 edinborg@edinborg.is www.edinborg.is www.facebook.com/edinborgarhusid Opening hours Daily: 12 – 6 pm and by appointment

Slunkaríki Edinborg


Gallery

Outvert Art Space is an artist run not-for-profit organization, a dynamic contemporary art space where various perspectives and issues are explored through visual arts, music, performance and other media.

Gallery Outvert

Gallerí Úthverfa  / Outvert Art Space Aðalstræti 22 400 Ísafjörður (354) 868 18 45 (354) 865 45 25 www.kolsalt.is galleryoutvert@gmail.com Opening hours By appointment

Artist-run Space

Alþýðuhúsið / Kompan

Alþýðuhúsið / Kompan Þormóðsgata 13 580 Siglufjörður (354) 865 5091 www.freyjulundur.is/freyjulundur adalheidur@freyjulundur.is Opening hours Daily: 2 – 5 pm when there is a sign outside

Run by Aðalheiður S. Eysteinsdóttir, Alþýðuhúsið serves as a work studio as well as a gallery named Kompan, showcasing various events and happenings.


Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri Brekkuhús 3b 601 Hjalteyri (354) 461 14 50 verksmidjan.hjalteyri@gmail.com www.verksmidjanhjalteyri.com

Project Space

The Factory in Hjalteyri

Opening hours May – Sept Tue – Sun: 2 – 5 pm

Verksmiðjan was founded in 2008 in a disused and dilapidated herring factory, focusing on international contemporary art exhibitions and workshops.

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

Opening hours May – Sept Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Oct – Apr Daily: 12 – 5 pm

Museum

Akureyri Art Museum Listasafnið á Akureyri Kaupvangsstræti 8-12 600 Akureyri

A variety of art exhibitions, museum store and a café at one large venue in the heart of Akureyri.


Project Space

Flóra

Flóra Hafnarstræti 90 600 Akureyri (354) 661 01 68 flora.akureyri@gmail.com www.floraflora.is Opening hours Mon – Sat: 9 am – 3 pm

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

Hvítspói artstudio & gallery

Hvítspói is an art studio & gallery run and owned by textile artist Anna Gunnarsdóttir. The gallery is located in an industrial area but you can still enjoy the natural beauty of Akureyri. It is not far away from the center of the town.

Gallerí Hvítspói Óseyri 2 603 Akureyri (354) 466 20 64 annagunn.iceland@gmail.com www.annagunnars.is Opening hours Mon – Fri: 11 am – 5 pm and on request


Deiglan Kaupvangsstræti 23 600 Akureyri (354) 895 33 45 gilfelag@listagil.is www.listagil.is

Artist-run Space

Deiglan  – Gilfélagið

Opening hours Variable, see website calendar for events

Deiglan is a multi-purpose exhibition space with diverse art exhibitions, music and other events by both local and non-native artists alike. Gilfélagið also runs an artist residency in the same building.

Cultural Centre

Svavarssafn  – Art Museum

Listasafn Svavars Guðnasonar Hafnarbraut 27 780 Höfn

Svavarssafn is an art museum founded in honour of the COBRA artist Svavar Guðnason (1909 – 1988).

(354) 470 80 50 menningarmidstod @hornafjordur.is Opening hours 1 June – 31 Aug Mon – Fri: 9 – 12 am and 1 – 3 pm Sat – Sun: 1 – 5 pm 1 Sept – 31 May Mon – Fri: 9 – 12 am and 1 – 3 pm


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 – The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum Svalbarðsströnd 601 Akureyri

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

Art in Public Spaces

Kunsthalle Tropical

Opening hours 12 May – 9 Sept Daily: 10 am – 5 pm

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

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


Cultural Centre

Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art is an exhibition space and residency with an emphasis on contemporary art. Skaftfell  – Center for Visual Art Austurvegur 42 710 Seyðisfjörður

(354) 472 16 32 skaftfell@skaftfell.is www.skaftfell.is

Opening hours 1 June – 31 August Daily: 12 – 6 pm 1 Sept – 31 May Daily: 3 – 9 pm

SEYÐISFJÖRÐUR, EAST ICELAND.

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Austurstræti 18

Álfabakka 16, Mjódd

Hafnarfirði - Strandgötu 31

Ísafirði - Hafnarstræti 2

Skólavörðustíg 11

Kringlunni norður

Keflavík - Sólvallagötu 2

Vestmannaeyjum - Bárustíg 2

Laugavegi 77

Kringlunni suður

Akureyri - Hafnarstræti 91-93

Flugstöð Leifs Eiríkssonar

Hallarmúla 4

Smáralind

Akranesi - Dalbraut 1

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Icelandic Art Manual 2018 – 2019  

The Icelandic Art Center annually publishes a detailed Art Manual that contains practical information on diverse exhibition spaces, gallerie...

Icelandic Art Manual 2018 – 2019  

The Icelandic Art Center annually publishes a detailed Art Manual that contains practical information on diverse exhibition spaces, gallerie...

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