Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús
The temporary shows at the museum tend toward the progressive and experimental, emphasizing works from established contemporary artists.
National Gallery of Iceland
The National Gallery of Iceland is a national museum and the main emphasis of the collection is on 20th and 21st century Icelandic art, but international art is featured as well. The museum owns the most valuable collection of works by Icelandic artists in the country.
Árbær Open Air Museum
Árbær is an open air museum with more than 20 buildings that form a town square, a village and a farm. Most of the buildings have been relocated from central Reykjavík.
Reykjavík Art Museum Kjarvalsstaðir
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 Ásmundarsafn
The sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982) designed, worked and lived in this beautiful building now serving as a part of Reykjavík Art Museum. The white dome structure is surrounded by Sveinsson’s sculptures in the garden, both his earlier massive figures and his later light abstract compositions.