Current exhibitions


Ragnar Kjartansson, Guð/God 2007

Your Compound View - Selection from the collection from 1970-2010

24 May – 7 Sept.

The summer exhibition at Hafnarhús presents a selection of contemporary art from the collections of the Reykjavík Art Museum. Many of Iceland‘s best-known artists working today are featured in the show.

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Erro, The World Today, 2011.

Erró: The World Today

12 Oct. 2013 - 24 Aug. 2014

This exhibition shows Erró´s gifts to Reykjavík Art Museum in recent years. The works add to the huge collection he has presented to the Museum over the years. His latest gift comprises a multitude of works – collages, oils, watercolours and enamels – which he has made over the past twelve years.

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Þorvaldur Skúlason, Abstraktion, 1960.


31 May - 14 Sep. 2014

At the exhibition the works of different artists are juxtaposed – two or three together – in order to highlight the similarities or affinities between them.

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Snorri Arinbjarnar, Frá Reykjavíkurhöfn, 1940.

Reykjavík, Town, Structure

31 May - 14 Sept.

The summer exhibition at Kjarvalsstaðir showcases selected works from various periods of Icelandic art history, drawn from the collections of the Reykjavík Art Museum.

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Johannes S. Kjarval, First Snow, 1953.

The Seasons in Kjarval’s Art

1 Feb. – 12 Oct. 2014

It has been said that, through Kjarval’s eyes, the people of Iceland learned to see their country in a new way.

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Selection from the Ásmundur Sveinsson Collection

10 May - 31 Aug

The exhibition contains works that span the whole career of the artist and clearly show how his artistic vision developed throughout his life.

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