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.
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.
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).
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.
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