• The Gift To the People

    The Gift To the People

    It was big news when the entrepreneur Ragnar Jnsson, known for his margarine factory Smri, decided to donate his collection of paintings to the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (AS) in the summer of 1961. Jnssons wish was to establish an art museum that would present art to the working people of Iceland.Read more.

  • Guided Tour

    Guided Tour

    Guided tourevery Thursday at 12.30 pm.
    September 1:Sandtime Psalm of Fading Flowers
    September 8: Black and White
    September 15: The Gift to the People
    September 23: blood & honor
    September 29: Out There Inside
    Read more.

  • Artist Residency

    Artist Residency

    Akureyri Art Museums new artist residency is now open for applications. Applications are for until December 2020.A committee will select applicants and inform them within a months time. The guest artists who will be selected have one week to except/decline.During their stay, it is possible for the artists to have a small exhibition in the studio.Read more.


    • Opening Hours

      12 noon - 5 pm everyday
      except December 24, 25, 31 and January 1

      General admission: 1.900 ISK
      Senior citizensand students:950 ISK

    • Location

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