New Art Exhibitions and Explosions in Reykjavík

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New Art Exhibitions and Explosions in Reykjavík

The “bomb squad” will demonstrate chemical tricks for the entire family at Reykjavík Art Museum, Ásmundarsafn building, on Sunday at 2 pm.

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First the exhibition by Magnús Árnason will be observed, in which a scientific experiment with references to French chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) is featured.

Children younger than 18 receive free admission to the museum; for further information, visit its website.

Meanwhile, an exhibition of paintings by art students in the secondary school Fjölbrautaskólinn í Breiðholti will open in Gallerí Tukt on Pósthússtræti 3-5 on today at 4 pm. All are welcome. It will run through April 21.

The exhibition “Friction” opens at the ASÍ Art Museum on April 14 and will run through May 12. Curated by Einar Garibaldi, Kristinn Hrafnsson and Ólafur Gíslason, the group exhibition features artwork by the following artists:

Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir, Ásmundur Ásmundsson, Berglind Jóna Hlynsdóttir, Christian Hasucha, Einar Garibaldi Eiríksson, Elin Wikström, Hlynur Hallsson, Ingirafn Steinarsson, Kristinn E. Hrafnsson, Margrét Blöndal, Ólafur Sveinn Gíslason, Páll Haukur Björnsson, Ósk Vilhjálmsdóttir, Unnar Örn Auðarson, Þorvaldur Þorsteinsson.

The museum is open every day except Mondays from 1 pm to 5 pm and admission is free. For further details, visit its website.

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