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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.

Richard Serra: Áfangar

The final day of the exhibition Áfangar by Richard Serra (b.1939) is Sunday 20 September. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the installation of the environmental artwork Áfangar on Viðey Island off Reykjavík.

There were a lot of people at the Sport Center in Austurberg in Breiðholt last Friday when the mural Queen of the Jungle by Erró was unveiled.

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Women’s Time – Here and Now Thirty Years Later

The exhibition Women’s Time – Here and Now Thirty Years Later will be opened at Kjarvalsstaðir on Saturday 12 September at 4 p.m. Nearly 30 women will show new works but these are the same women who participated in an exhibition named Here and Now at Kjarvalsstaðir in 1985.

Nicholas Fox Weber

The lecture Anni Albers: A Glorious Pioneer at Kjarvalsstaðir on Sunday 30 August at 3 p.m. by Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director of the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, in connection with the exhibition Textile art by Júlíana Sveinsdóttir and Anni Albers. 

Macho Man

Photo: Geirix

Reykjavík Art Museum is one of the venues for this years edition of Reykjavík Dance Festival and presents two works at Hafnarhús.

Program