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The exhibition Subselves Mean Well by Arnfinnur Amazeen will be closed down on Sunday 7 August. In his practice, Arnfinnur examines the monotonous round of everyday life and the contradictory role of the person within.

Frú Lauga Matstofa has opened a new cafe and restaurant at Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhús 2. floor. The restaurant is in charge of Frú Lauga, which as created a good reputation for a farmers market of fresh products and goodies from Europe.

KINGDOM – Flora, Fauna, Fable, Hafnarhús

Guided tours in English every Friday this summer – at Kjarvalsstaðir at 2 p.m. through the exhibition Jóhannes S. Kjarval: Mind and World and a guided tour through Hafnarhús at 4 p.m.

In connection with the Sea Festival, held this weekend, 4-5 June, Reykjavík Art Museum offers 2 for 1 on the entrance fee at Hafnarhús. Three different exhibitions on view. Welcome to Hafnarhús!

The exhibition KINGDOM – Flora, Fauna, Fable opens on Saturday 28 May at 4 p.m. at Hafnarhús. The exhibition gives the viewer insight into the art of dissimilar artists through their work from recent years and decades, as well as older works from the archives of Reykjavík Art Museum.

The awards are given every other year and the purpose is to draw attention to what is done well in local museums.

Ólöf K. Sigurðardóttir, Rakel Halldórsdóttir and Arnar Bjarnason

Today the director of the museum, Ólöf Sigurðardóttir, signed an agreement with Rakel Halldórsdóttir and Arnar Bjarnason, restaurant owners of Frú Lauga.

Arnfinnur Amazeen opens his art exhibition in Gallery D at Hafnarhús Reykjavík Art Museum on Thursday 12 May at 17 p.m. Arnfinnur Amazeen (b. 1977) is the third artist to exhibit in Gallery D in the year 2016.

Photo: Hildur Inga Björnsdóttir

The final day of the Iceland Academy of the Arts graduation exhibition: Anchoring Ground is Sunday 8 May. Admission to the exhibition is free of charge.