Family Day at Ásmundarsafn
A festive family Day on the occasion that 125 years have passed since the birth of Sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson.
Gallery Talk for families at 11am about the two exhibitions on view and the Sculpture garden around the museum.
Sculpture and drawing workshops for kids of all ages. Fun and educating orientation game around the sculpture garden.
Free entry. Refreshments.
Ásmundur Sveinsson: Art for the People - Retrospective on the works of Ásmundur Sveinsson.
Invasion II: Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir / Shoplifter. The works are at once romantic, silly, funny and beautiful. She has experimented with opposites, delicate materials and crafts, as well as clutter and bizarreness.
The sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson was born in 1893 and died nearly ninety years later, in 1982. He lived through some of the most intense times of history; he was born into the poverty of the of an agrarian colony, with most of the population was striving subsistence farming, but when he died Icelanders had become one of the richest nations of the world, and the country had long ago become a republic with active democracy.