• 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.
    December 8:The Water and The Land
    December 15:Paintings
    December 22:Solander 250: Letters From Iceland
    December 29:Foundation
    January 5:Out There Inside
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  • 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:2.000 ISK
      Senior citizensand students:1.000 ISK

    • Location

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