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Art museums & galleries

Reykjavík loves art! Therefore there is no shortage of art museums and galleries, both big and small, in any corner of the capital area

Reykjavík Art Museum - Hafnarhús

The old harbour warehouse, Hafnarhús, offers a progressive exhibition program with local and inte

Reykjavík Art Museum - Ásmundarsafn

The sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982) designed, worked and lived in this beautiful building

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir

Kjarvalsstaðir houses the works of one of Iceland’s most influential and recognised artists, Jóha

Einar Jónsson Museum

In 1909, Einar Jónsson offered all of his works as a gift to the Icelandic people on the conditio

i8 Gallery

Since opening in 1995, i8 gallery has been shaped by a dynamic mix of Icelandic and international

The Living Art Museum

The Living Art Museum is an artist-run museum and exhibition space that aims to support, exhibit

Gerðarsafn Art Museum

Gerðarsafn is a progressive museum with an emphasis on modern and contemporary art, located in th

IPA Icelandic Printmaking Association

The Icelandic Printmaker’s Association, now close to 100 members, was originally established in 1

Hafnarborg - the Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art

Hafnarborg runs an ambitious programme of art exhibitions and musical events featuring leading ar

National Gallery of Iceland

National Art Treasures

Ásgrímur Jónsson collection

Ásgrímur Jónsson (1876–1958) was one of the pioneers of Icelandic visual art and the first Icelan

Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum is dedicated to exhibiting works by the Icelandic sculptor, Sigurjón

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