• Closed due to Covid-19

    Closed due to Covid-19

    The tightened ban on public events due to Covid-19 now requires that all operations where contact is less than two meters are now prohibited. Akureyri Art Museum will therefore be closed as of March 24. We will be active on social media - follow us there!

  • Light Beyond / Light of Spirit

    Light Beyond / Light of Spirit

    Eln Pjet. Bjarnason (1924 - 2009) was born in Iceland and raised in Akureyri, but lived in Copenhagen from the age of 21 onwards. She studied fine art at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen; first painting with Vilhelm Lundstrm 1945-1950, then murals with Elof Risebye 1958-1959 and finally graphic arts with Holger J. Jensen 1962.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

      October - April
      Every day12 noon - 5 pm
      except December 24, 25, 31
      and January 1
      Admission 1800 ISK

      May - September
      Every day 10 am - 5 pm
      Admission 1800 ISK

    • Location

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