Mission statement

The vision of the Reykjavík Art Museum is to be a world-class venue for the visual arts committed to serving diverse audiences purposefully and to be an inviting destination in the daily lives of members of the community.

• To select works for the collection and exhibitions based primarily on their artistic value.

• To manage exhibitions, educational programs, and publications in the way that the contemporary art will be accessible to all.

• To sustain research and registration of the collection, enabling the museum to continue to fulfill its cultural and historical role.

• To manage the public artworks in Reykjavik, ensuring that these works maintain their artistic value.

• To highlight major trends and currents in contemporary art, to make it possible for local residents and other museum guests to keep abreast of progressive Icelandic and international art.



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Open: 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00


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Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.





Visit the museum
1. May - 30. Sep. 10-5
1. Oct. - 30. Apr. 1-5