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.

Museum of Photography – Reykjavík City Museum
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Museum of Photography – Reykjavík City Museum

Visit exciting Museum of Photography that focus on the capital’s rich history and contemporary culture. The museum is a repository for nearly 5 million photographs taken by amateurs and ...
Viðey Island – Reykjavík City Museum
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Viðey Island – Reykjavík City Museum

Viðey Island is situated just off the coast of Reykjavík. In addition to beautiful natural surroundings, ancient ruins and rich historical background, you can also see the “Imagine Peace ...
Hafnarhús – Reykjavik Art Museum
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Hafnarhús – Reykjavik Art Museum

CONTEMPORARY Hafnarhús is located downtown by the harbour. Built in the 1930s, this refurbished fishery office and warehouse now houses permanent exhibitions of the works of Erró (b. 1932), ...
Reykjavik Art Museum – Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum
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Reykjavik Art Museum – Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum

SCULPTURE Ásmundarsafn (Sigtún) is the former home and workshop of the sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893-1982), who designed and mostly constructed the building himself. The museum serves ...
Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir
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Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir

MODERN Kjarvalsstaðir (Flókagata 24) is the first building in Iceland designed specifically to display works of visual art. Its doors opened in 1973 and it is named after the painter ...
Ásgrímur Jónsson Collection
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Ásgrímur Jónsson Collection

Ásgrímur Jónsson CollectionÁsgrímur Jónsson (1876–1958) is one of the pioneers of Icelandic art. He bequeathed all his works and belongings to the Icelandic people after his day.The ...
National Gallery of Iceland
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National Gallery of Iceland

The National Gallery of Iceland, established in 1884, is a leading art museum in Iceland. Its collection consists mainly of 19th, 20th and 21st century art, of which many works are landmarks ...
The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum
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The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum exhibits works by the modernist sculptor, Sigurjón Ólafsson (1908–1982). It was founded by the artist’s widow, who had their home and his studio at Laugarnes ...