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Every year the Imagine Peace Tower lig­hts up the even­ing sky in Reykjavík from 9 October  (Lennon’s day of birth) through 8 December  (Lennon’s dem­ise).

Erró, Óveður, 2011

Reykjavík Art Museum closes today at 4:30 due to weather conditions. Hafnarhús, Kjarvalsstaðir and Ásmundarsafn will be closed from that time. The Icelandic Meteorological Office has issued a weather warning for today, Monday.

Closed: 24 and 25 December
Open: 26 Dec. 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Open: 31 Dec. 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Open: 1 January 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Closed: 24, 25 and 31 December, and 1 January
Open: 26 December 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Christmas Creatures of Reykjavík is a special project created for the City of Reykjavík. The idea is to promote Icelandic folklore and connect locals and visitors in Reykjavík through stories and conversations.

The book Just Painted represents photographs of all the works in the exhibitions Just Painted 1 at Hafnarhús and Just Painted 2 at Kjarvalsstaðir – Reykjavík Art Museum, that were on show this year.

The final day of the group exhibition Women’s Time – Here and Now Thirty Years Later is Sunday 29 November.

The idea behind the exhibition is to reunite over twenty women who participated in an exhibition named Here and Now at Kjarvalsstaðir in the autumn of 1985.

Áki Ásgeirsson composer turned 40 this year and celebrates by a special concert at Jaðarber at Hafnarhús on Wednesday 11 November. Performers are Páll Ivan frá Eidum, Sunna Ross, Ásthildur Ákadóttir and Tinna Thorsteinsdóttir.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. and is free.

The book Jóhannes S. Kjarval: Drawings will be published on November 7th. The Reykjavík Art Museum marks the occasion with a book launch at Kjarvalsstaðir at 3 p.m. that day, when the book will be on sale at a special promotional price. The event is open to all.


On the occation of Iceland Ariwaves Music Festival, holders of Airwaves bracelets get 20% discount of the museum‘s admission fee during the festival. The admission ticket is valid the same day to all the Reykjavik Art Museum‘s locations: Kjarvalsstaðir, Hafnarhús and Ásmundarsafn.