Kjarvalsstaðir will be closed to the public from 4 January to 5 February 2016. The museum will reopen with  Kjarval's exhibition on Museum Night 5 February. 

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.