Behind the Museum Scenes

Behind The Museum Scenes
17.08.2023-24.08.2023
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How does a museum look when changing exhibitions? Are guests allowed access to the storage rooms, offices and workspaces? Where is the artwork-reception located in the building? What projects await when an exhibition closes? What does it involve being a museum teacher and/or a project manager? Guests are offered to have a look behind the scenes and find answers to these questions. They can also meet artists and staff of the Museum, who are preparing and installing exhibitions.

Guided tours will be offered where guests can learn about what takes place between exhibitions and during the preparation of a new exhibition. During the period in question seven new exhibitions are being installed in nine galleries a hectic time. Guests can experience these busy days in the Museum and get a sense of the work that takes place which most often is not on display to the public.

Thursday August 17noon

What needs to be done when an exhibition is installed? The staff at Akureyri Art Museum will inform guests about the work being done between exhibitions.

Saturday August 19at 3 pm
How are the storage rooms organized? Museum guests have a look in the artwork-storage and learn about the art collection.

Tuesday August 22at 3 pm
Guided tour where artists and curators will talk about the preparations for and installing of the exhibitions Circuits and To Be a Being.

Thursday August 24noon
Guided tour where artist and curators talk about the preparations for and installing of the exhibitions Completely Tasteless, Simply Sincere and Wonders of the Woodcut.