Art Museums/Galleries

Ásmundur Sveinsson, Hugleikur Dagsson, Erró, Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, these are but a drop in the ocean of the talent Iceland has cultivated over the years. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so go and behold.

Pakkhús Folk Museum in Ólafsvík
Art Museums/GalleriesNiche MuseumsParks and places of interestWest of Iceland

Pakkhús Folk Museum in Ólafsvík

The Pakkhús: in Ólafsvík, is one of the few trade houses from the 19th century that still stands. It was built in 1844 and was put under government protection on August 31, 1970 by the then ...
Samúel Jónsson’s Art Museum
Art Museums/GalleriesThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Samúel Jónsson’s Art Museum

The association for the renovation of Samúel Jónsson's art museum in Selárdalur has been working on the restoration of Samúel’s statues and buildings for some years. Samúel's house is still ...
LÁ Art Museum
Art Museums/GalleriesSouth of Iceland

LÁ Art Museum

The museum has been an important venue of modern and contemporary art since 1963. Feel free to explore art, relax in the Café, browse through art literature and children have their ...
Hornafjörður museums
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of IcelandHistory MuseumsLibrariesSouth of Iceland

Hornafjörður museums

Hornafjörður Art Museum opened at a ceremony on Friday, June 24, 2011. The museum is located at City Hall Hornafjörður in an old fire station and the opening exhibition was the works of ...
Tryggvi Ólafsson Art collection
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of Iceland

Tryggvi Ólafsson Art collection

Tryggvi Ólafsson Art collectionTryggvi Ólafsson is born in 1940 at Norðfjordur in Fjardabyggd. He studied at the The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts 1960–61 and at the Royal Art ...
Sláturhúsið, Culture Center
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of Iceland

Sláturhúsið, Culture Center

Sláturhúsið, Culture Center, has a small artist residency, artist workshop, sound studio and all kind of venues. Sláturhúsið is the home of Vegahúsið youth center and MMF culture center. MMF ...
Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of Iceland

Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art

Skaftfell - Center for Visual Art operates in the field of contemporary art, on a local and international level. Its activities are based upon an exhibition program, alongside a residency ...
Akureyri Art Museum
AkureyriArt Museums/GalleriesNorth of Iceland

Akureyri Art Museum

Akureyri Art Museum is situated in the town centre; in Listagil (Art’s Street). It aims to promote visual arts and culture in the local community as well as in a wider global context. The ...
Isafjordur Cultural House – The Old Hospital
Art Museums/GalleriesHistory MuseumsLibrariesThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Isafjordur Cultural House – The Old Hospital

The Old Hospital was built in 1925 and served as a hospital until 1929. In 2003 the house was opened as culture house and there you will find: Library - art collection - photo collection - ...
The Herring Factory at Hjalteyri
Art Museums/GalleriesNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Herring Factory at Hjalteyri

The Herring Factory at Hjalteyri, north Iceland was built in 1937 and closed its doors in 1966. Nowadays, the concrete hull is occupied by an artist-run space (Verksmiðjan), as well as ...