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Gerður Helgadóttir, Kynni,1969

Ásmundarsafn is open from 1–8 p.m. every Thursday in January. The museum is open from 1–5 p.m. all other days.

Curator‘s talk on 7 January at 7 p.m. with Klara Þórhallsdóttir and Heiðar Kári Rannversson about the exhibition Yearning for Space now on view at Ásmundarsafn.

Jóhannes S. Kjarval, Untitled.

Free admission to the exhibition Marginalia – texts, sketches, and doodles in Kjarval’s art at Kjarvalssstaðir from 22 December to 3 January 2016 which is the last day of the exhibition.

Katrín Sigurðardóttir, Boiserie, 2010.

The exhibition Looking In – Sculptures and Models by Katrín Sigurðardóttir, will be closed down in B and C galleries at Hafnarhús on 3 January.

Úlfur Karlsson

Last day of the exhibition We Are Not Afraid by Úlfur Karlsson (b. 1988)  in D- Gallery of Hafnarhús will be on Sunday 20 December.


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.