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Photo: Hildur Inga Björnsdóttir

Next week, during winter break in preschools in Reykjavík City, the Reykjavík Art Museum offers workshops and guided tours for children and families in all of our three houses; Kjarvalsstaðir, Hafnarhús and Ásmundarsafn.

The exhibition presents works of Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982), Gerður Helgadóttir (1928–1975), Jón Gunnar Árnason (1931–1989), and Sigurjón Ólafsson (1908–1982).

Jóhannes S. Kjarval, Warrior Maiden, 1961.

At the Museum Night, Friday 5 February, at 6 p.m., an extensive exhibition of the work of Jóhannes S. Kjarval will be opened. The name of the exhibition is Mind and World and consists of both paintings and drawings from the whole of Kjarval´s career.  

Áslaug Guðrúnardóttir

Áslaug Guðrúnardóttir has been hired as a PR and Marketing Director for Reykjavik Art Museum. Áslaug was a Journalist at RÚV, the National Icelandic Broadcasting Service 2004-2015.

Michael Joaquin Grey at Thingvellir together with children from Landakot School.

On Friday January 15th, Michael Joaquin Grey‘s pedagogy performance One Thousand Northern Romantic Citrus took place at Thingvellir.

One Thousand Citrus Trees at Thingvellir

The artist Michael Joaquin Grey (f. 1961) who participates in the exhibition Back to the Sandbox will commit performance  today at 11.45 a.m. at Thingvellir called  One Thousand Citrus Trees @ Thingvellir. 

 

 

Priscila Fernandes, The Book of Aesthetic Education of the Modern School, 2014-2015 Installation view at Foundation Joan Miró, Espai 13, Barcelona Courtesy of the artist, Photo: E.C. Thomson

Three exhibitions will be opened at Reykjavík Art Museum,  Hafnarhús on Friday 15 January at 8. p.m. were works by more than dozen artists will be on display.

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.