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Imagine Peace Tower lit today

The Imagine Peace Tower in Viðey will be lit again today, on the shortest day of the year at winter solstice. As of tomorrow, the day begins to lengthen again.

Þórálfur is the newest member of the Christmas Creature family

Þórálfur is the newest member of the Christmas Creature family, which will appear on walls arround the city center in December. Þórálfur is precise, organized and determined, and promotes effective disease prevention in the Yule Lads’ cave.

Wish Tree by Yoko Ono. Photo: Erik Hirt.

Wish Tree is an artwork by Yoko Ono from 1996, in close relation to the Imagine Peace Tower. Every year the tree is placed in selected places in Reykjavík.
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Listasafn Reykjavíkur closed

Reykjavík Art Museum is closed due to ban on gatherings due to COVID-19. 

Meanwhile our staff is prepairing a new exhibition at Kjarvalsstaðir. Ásmundarsafn is under construction. 

We look forward to welcome our guests again - take care!  

Autumn Bulbs II – a group exhibition of new work outside the museum walls

This September, Reykjavík Art Museum holds a group exhibition outside the museum walls for the second time. Eight artists present new work in a diverse and original manner around the city and in the public spaces made available through modern technology.

Gígju Jónsdóttir - Intimacy in Three Acts

Reykjavík Art Museum calls for participants for the performance Intimacy in Three Acts by artist Gígja Jónsdóttir.

Gilbert & George: THE GREAT EXHIBITION starts 6 August

Gilbert & George: THE GREAT EXHIBITION will be opened at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús on Thursday, 6 August. The exhibition is a part of Reykjavík Art Festival and Reykjavík Pride.

Claire Paugam, Baldvin Einarsson and Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir

Next year, there will be five exhibitions in the Gallery D serie at Hafnarhús. The exhibitions by Klængur Gunnarsson and Auður Lóa Guðnadóttir, which were supposed to take place this year, have been postponed until next year due to a changed exhibition program following Covid-19.

Last days of Sol LeWitt and Hafnarhús – Depot of Ideas in the City Centre

Now there is a last chance to see two exhibitions at Hafnarhús.