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Ingibjörg Sigurjónsdóttir – Exhibition

The exhibition This is Our First and Last Work by visual artist Ingibjörg Sigurjónsdóttir, curated by Bryndís Erla Hjálmarsdóttir, will open on Culture Night, August 20, at Gallery D in Hafnarhús – Reykjavík Art Museum, and run through October 13. The artist will speak about her work to visitors on...

Skúlptúr/Skúlptúr Exhibition Series

Two solo exhibitions by artists Eva Ísleifsdóttir and Sindri Leifsson will open in Gerðarsafn Museum in Kópavogur on August 26 as part of the series Skúptúr/Skúlptúr. The series explores the role of the sculpture as a medium in modern society.

Water For Peace | Watercolor Exhibition

The pictures were painted with the colours and music of the countries there in mind; in the little pictures, the colours set the tone and told me which country I was depicting.

Ecosystem Of Colors By Hildur Bjarnadóttir

The exhibition Ecosystem of Colors opens on Saturday 3 September at 4 p.m. at Kjarvalsstaðir. The works in this exhibition explore the desire to find one’s place in the world, a place of one’s own. The exhibition assembles dyed silk fabrics that hang from the ceiling along with woven wall pieces.

Exhibition Dedicated to Birds

The solo exhibition Nema fuglinn fljúgandi (‘Except the Flying Bird’—the title is a reference folk story Búkolla) by artist Ragnhildur Þóra Ágústsdóttir will run at Gallerí Grótta in Seltjarnarnes outside Reykjavík from September 8 to 30.

Sagas of the Icelanders – the Settlement

A 70-minute lecture on the Settlement of Iceland and the Vikings who ventured to North-America. Who was the first Icelander? Is a full sized polar bear a good gift for a king? How did the Vikings describe the natives of North America? And who was Leif Erikson; should anyone care, really?

Reykjavík International Film Festival

Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) 2016 takes place September 29 to October 10. The festival shows a wide range of dramas and non-fiction films from over 40 countries. It highlights independent filmmaking from all over the world with an emphasis on up-and-coming filmmakers. RIFF...

Icelandic Opera – Évgení Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s most loved opera Eugene Onegin is based on Alexander Pushkin’s verse novel of the same title. The opera is extremely romantic, beautiful and moving and has from its first premiere in Russia been the nation’s favorite. Onegin is also the most performed Russian opera outside Russia and...

Iceland Airwaves

The country’s largest music festival, Iceland Airwaves, will take place November 2-6 this year, headlined by PJ Harvey.