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Museum Night at the Reykjavik Art Museum.

The Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir
18:00 - 24:00 Water and colour: workshop for families. Guests can study and experiment with the
medium of watercolour.
18:00 - 24:00 Exhibition opening: Watery Hues - A Survey of Icelandic Watercolours. More than fifty artists display nearly two hundred works in watercolour in the exhibition Watery Hues. The exhibition is the first of its kind, spanning the 130-year history of watercolour painting in Iceland.
18:00 – 24:00 Watercolour performance, Watery Hues. Performance by the artist Halldór Ásgeirsson.
19:30 – 20:00 Kjarval – Insights: Warrior Maidens and Ships of Fancy. A guided tour in Icelandic.
20:30 –21:15 History and Architecture of Kjarvalsstaðir.
21:30 – 22:00 Blikandi Stjörnur. Blikandi Stjörnur is a well-known vocal group with disabilities. In 2003 the group received first price in their category from the EU and recently produced a CD with professional instrumentalists.
22:00 – 24:00 Argentinean Tango. Tango Milonga hosted by Tango Club Reykjavík. Good opportunity to experience the world of Tango in Iceland.

Reykjavik Art Museum -Hafnarhús
19:00 - 19:45
History and Architecture of Hafnarhús. Guided tour in Icelandic detailing the history and architecture of Hafnarhús.
19:30 - 22:30 The Moon and Space Travel. Family workshop in connection with Erró exhibition: Astronauts.
20:30 - 21:00 Guided tour, Erró – Portrett. The exhibition Erró – Portrett presents his portraits or characters descriptions of well known individuals in the fields of science, politics, literature and arts. Guided tour in Icelandic.
21:00 - 21:30 PERFORMANCE – Coloursynthesis. Performance from Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson,
one of the exhibiting artists in Coloursynthesis.
21:30 – 22:30 Coloursynthesis – Curator’s Talk. Gallery talk with the curator of Coloursynthesis, Hafþór Yngvason, director of Reykjavik  Art Museum.
22:30-23:30 Stillusteypa – Concert. Concert with Stilluppsteypa. Members of the band Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson and Helgi Thorsson are also two of the exhibiting artists in Coloursynthesis.

Reykjavik Art Museum – Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Gallery
19:00 - 19:45
  Rhyme, guided tour. Rhyme - Works by Ásmundur Sveinsson and contemporary artists. A guided tour in Icelandic.
20:00 – 21:00 Rhyme, Stories and Music Rhyme - Works by Ásmundur Sveinsson and contemporary artists. Stories and music with the actress Guðrún Ásmundsdóttir and the musician Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir, also known as Kría Brekkan.
21:00 – 21:25 & 21:30 – 21:55 &23:00 – 23:25 &23:30 – 23:55 Music for a Dream Machine Installation with Dream Machine and especially composed music by sound experimentalist Rúnar Magnússon.  25 minutes, Note: limited number of guests at each performance.
22:00-23:00 Guided Tour. Learn about the history and architecture of Ásmundarsafn on this guided tour in Icelandic.



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