Future exhibitions


Portrait, Team Kunstschlager, 2015.


21. May - 20. Sept. 2015

Kunstschlager will be in the D-gallery this summer and opens six exhibitions along with other artists.

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Richard Serra, Áfangar, 1990.

Richard Serra: Áfangar

21. May - 20. Sept. 2015

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the installation of Richard Serra’s environmental art work Áfangar on Viðey Island. Serra (b.1939) is one of the most respected of contemporary artists.

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Kathy Clark, Bangsavættir, 2015.

Kathy Clark: bears; truths…

21 May - 18 Oct. 2015

Kathy Clark creates the installation bears; truths... using used teddy bears that have been discarded by the children of Reykjavík.

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Jóhannes S. Kjarval, without a title, ink on a board.

Marginalia – texts, sketches, and doodles in Kjarval’s art

19 June - 29 Nov. 2015

“I see myself writing, and I hear the pen on the paper.” Kjarval’s words could be taken as the theme of his exhibition – as they focus attention on the material, the method and the imagination.

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Júlíana Sveinsdóttir, Frá Vestmannaeyjum, 1946.

Júlíana Sveinsdóttir and Ruth Smith: TWO STRONG WOMEN

19 June - 31 August 2015

On 19 June, Iceland’s Women’s Rights Day, 2015, the exhibition Two Strong Women will open at Kjarvalsstaðir – Reykjavík Art Museum.

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Textile art by Júlíana Sveinsdóttir and Anni Albers: Vertical / horizontal

19 June - 31 August 2015

In parallel with her painting career Júlíana Sveinsdóttir (1889-1966) enjoyed a successful and interesting career as a textile artist. Her textiles are shown here alongside the works of the German Bauhaus weaver/artist Anni Albers, (1899–1994) who was one of the most influential weavers of the twentieth century.

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Ásmundur Sveinsson, Stríð og flótti/War and Flight, 1943.

Ásmundur Sveinsson: Artistic Inclination

9. May - 4 Oct. 2015

The Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum is dedicated to the works of the sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893-1982). The collection in the Museum 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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Events & education

The Reykjavik Art Museum offers different events and lectures in connection with the exhibitions.

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