Future exhibitions


Just Painted 1

6. feb. - 19. apr. 15

The Reykjavík Art Museum presents exhibition in two parts at Hafnarhús and Kjarvalsstaðir displaying works by 85 active artists. Such an extensive overview of Icelandic contemporary painting has never been presented before. Curators: Hafþór Yngvason and Kristján Steingrímur Jónsson.

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Iceland Academy of the Arts: Graduation Exhibition

25. Apr. – 10. May 15

Students from the Iceland Academy of the Arts show their final projects.

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Just Painted II

28. Mar. –7. Jun. 15

Second part of the exhibition Just Painted were paintings by 85 Icelandic contemporary painters of all ages, who have different artistic approach and ideologies, are displayed. The aim is to give an insight in the art of painting as it appears to us today.

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Ásmundur Sveinsson:The Water Carrier–Mountain+Woman

21. Feb. - 1. Apr. 15

The exhibition commemorates the centenary of Icelandic women gaining the right to vote, under a royal decree of 19 June 1915. Ásmundur Sveinsson’s iconic sculpture Vatnsberinn /The Water Carrier (1937) is the focus and the leitmotiv of the exhibition. The exhibition will include, in addition to the Water Carrier, a selection of Ásmundur’s other sculptures, in a colloquy with works by Arna Valsdóttir, Daníel Magnússon, Kristín Gunnlaugsdóttir, Níels Hafstein, Ólöf Nordal, Ragnhildur Stefánsdóttir and Sigurður Guðmundsson.

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Events & education

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

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