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Yearning for Space

The exhibition Yearning for Space in Ásmundarsafn ends on Monday 28 March. The exhibition has enjoyed great popularity and was named one of the five most interesting art exhibitions of 2015 by art critics at Morgunblaðið newspaper.

Jóhannes S. Kjarval: Mind and World, Kjarvalsstaðir

Reykjavik Art Museum will be open during Easter – except for Easter Sunday.

Friðarsúlan

The Imagine Peace Tower in Viðey island will be illuminated Sunday, 20 March, the day Yoko Ono and John Lennon got married in 1969.

Berglind Jóna Hlynsdóttir, Class Divider.

How do we create systems and tools to divide people by social standing in different places? 
Berglind Jóna Hlynsdóttir opens her first solo exhibition in a public museum, Class Divider, at Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarhús, Thursday 3 March at 5 p.m.

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.