Creation of Childhood 2022

Group exhibition
Creation of Childhood 2022
19.02.2022-17.04.2022
Galleries 10-11

This is the ninth exhibition with the title Creation of Childhood. As part of the museum education the aim is to present and stimulate creative work and creative thinking of school children from the age of five to sixteen.Participants each time are children and artists who create works according to the theme, which this time is birds and other animals.

Participating artists this year are Aalheiur S. Eysteinsdttir and Helgi orgils Frijnsson. They are both well known for their art; sculptures and paintings of people and animals. Participating playschool is Lundarsel and the elementary schools Hlarskli, Oddeyrarskli and Hrseyjarskli, as well as Akureyri Museum / Toy Museum.

Children from the playschool create their work at the museum under guidance from Aalheiur S. Eysteinsdttir and Gurn Plna Gumundsdttir, who is the museum teacher and curator.

Art teachers from the elementary schools cooperate with their students in creating the works they will exhibit.

Creation of Childhood was in 2020 allotted a-three-year honors grant from The Icelandic Museum Fund.

Curator: Gurn Plna Gumundsdttir.