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Erró, Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf K. Sigurðardóttir og Dagur B. Eggertsson

Artist Erró awarded today Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir prize money and recognition from the Guðmunda S. Kristinsdóttir fund, for her contribution in the field of art. The award ceremony took place at the opening of the exhibition The Making of Erró at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús.

Erró, Big Sabartes, Stór Sabartes, 1964

Erró’s formative years between 1955 and 1964 are the subject of the exhibition The Making of Erró, which will be opened at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús on Saturday 31 October at 4 pm.

During winter vacation in elementary schools in Reykjavík, adults accompanied by children get free admission to Reykjavík Art Museum, from 23-27 October. There are various exhibitions at Hafnarhús, Kjarvalsstaðir and Ásmundarsafn and entertaining program for kids.

Yearning for Space, 2015.

The exhibition Yearning for Space will open in Ásmundarsafn on Friday, October 16 at 6 p.m., with works of Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982), Gerður Helgadóttir (1928–1975), Jón Gunnar Árnason (1931–1989), and Sigurjón Ólafsson (1908–1982).

Kathy Clark: bears; truths... / Erró and Art History

The final day of the exhibitions Erró and Art History and bears; truths... by Kathy Clark at Hafnarhus is Sunday 19 October.

The illumination of the Imagine Peace Tower will be in a beautiful ceremony 9 October,  John Lennon‘s birthday, at 8 p.m. but John would have turned 75 years old this day. The programme starts at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 9:30 p.m.

Ferry ride and City Bus

Reykjavík Art Museum offers Reykjavík Culture Pass owners 2 for 1 at Kjarvalsstaðir in October which means that they can invite a guest to the museum for free. There is also 2 for 1 on Coffee at the restaurant at Kjarvalsstaðir for Reykjavík Culture pass owners in October. 

The  exhibition Artistic Inclination by Ásmundur Sveinsson  will be closed down on Sunday 4 October.  Ásmundur Sveinsson was one of the pioneers of Icelandic sculpture and was first and foremost inspired by nature and literature, as well as by the working people it

Katrín Sigurðardóttir, Boiserie, 2010

The Reykjavík Art Museum is pleased to present the exhibition Looking In – Sculptures and Models by Katrín Sigurðardóttir, which will be opened at Hafnarhús on 3 October at 4 p.m.