• Rr Balance-Unbalanced

    Rr  Balance-Unbalanced

    For the past decade Rr (born 1951) has collected scales from different times and of different shapes and origins. Since 1974 Rrs work have been exhibited widely in Europe, Asia and North America. She represented Iceland at the Venice Biennale in 2003, with the installation Archive Endangered Waters.Read more.

  • Frigeir Helgason Mood

    Frigeir Helgason  Mood

    Frigeir Helgason studied cinematography at Los Angeles City College. The photographs in this exhibition are shot in 2008-2013, on road trips in Iceland and Louisiana; the two areas most precious to me. The photos are all shot on Kodak Film and I printed them with an enlarger the old-fashioned way. Read more.

  • Program 2017

    Program 2017

    At Akureyri Art Museum 2017 is an unusual year. Construction work at the top floor of the building started in February and therefore work at the museum will be carried out differently during 2017, with Ketilhs as the main exhibition space, accommodating diverse exhibitions and various artists.HEREyou can read the full program.


    • Opening Hours

      June - August
      Every day 10 am - 5 pm
      Admission 500 ISK

      September - May
      Tuesdays to Sundays 12 noon - 5 pm
      No admission
      Closed: December 24ᵗʰ, 25ᵗʰ, 31ˢᵗ, January 1ˢᵗ

    • Location

      Click on map to see where
      we are located.

      Due to renovations Akureyri Art Museums main gallery is now closed.
      We will open a bigger and better Museum again, in the spring of 2018.

      The main exhibition space is now in Akureyri Art Museum, Ketilhs,
      next doordown the street.