20. August 2022 - 10:00 to 23:00

Reykjavik Culture Night at Reykjavík Art Museum

Reykjavik Culture Night 2022
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Reykjavík Art Museum offers a diverse programme at Hafnarhús and Kjarvalsstaðir for this year’s Reykjavík Culture Night that takes place on Saturday, August 20th.

Opening hours at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús from 10-23h00,  Kjarvalsstaðir from 10-22h00 and Ásmundarsafn from 10-17h00. This day the entrance is free of charge and the programme is open to everyone.



All day: Traveling with a backpack: Power of Images.The family travels together with a yellow backpack through the exhibition Erró: The Power of Images. The yellow backpack is full of interesting things to experience the exhibition in a creative and fun way. The backpack can be borrowed from the reception. Instructions available in English.

All day: Orienteering game for Erró fans. A fun orienteering game where guests turn on their attention and three lucky participants will be drawn and receive a prize, the book Power of Images. Stay tuned on #reykjavikartmuseum

Workshop: Collage scape. Guests can sit down, cut and glue and create a scape in the spirit of Erró.The workshop is located on the 1st floor of Hafnarhús.

14h00 and 15h00
Cartoonist Talk: The Power of Images. Halldór Baldursson multi-awarded cartooist will give two guided tours on the exhibition Erró: The Power of Images. In Icelandic.

17h00, 17h30, 18h00, 18h30, 19h00, 19h30 and 20h00    
Short Gallery Talk: The Power of Images. Join a museum docent for a 10-minute gallery talk and learn about a chosen work at the exhibition Erró: The Power of Images. The talks will be offered every half hour, the first one starting at 17h00 and the last one starting at 20h00. In Icelandic.

Pop-up bar. Malbygg Brewery hosts a pop-up bar in the cafeteria on 1st floor in Hafnarhus.

DJ OPEN. Dance party on the pier, 1st floor in Hafnarhus. Artists Arnar, Hildigunnur, Una og Örn Alexander are in charge for the music.


Let's Play Art: Grab a Needle. An open sewing workshop where the whole family can grab needle and thread and sew together.

15h00 and 16h00
Short Gallery Talk: Stitches and Threads. Join a 10-minute gallery talk at the exhibition Stitches and Threads. The talks will be offered two times,  at 15h00 and at 16h00. In Icelandic.

15h30 and 16h30
Short Gallery Talk: Heads from Clouds. Join a 10-minute gallery talk  at the exhibition Heads from Clouds – The Portraits of Jóhannes S. Kjarval. The talks will be offered two times, at 15h30 and  at 16h30. In Icelandic.

Concert: Huldumaður og víbrasjón. The duo will play well known Icelandic popular songs in new arrangement inside the exhibition Heads from Clouds – The Portraits of Jóhannes S. Kjarval. The duo consists of Hekla Magnúsdóttir and Sindri Freyr Steinsson.

Curator Talk: Stitches and Threads. Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir, one of two Stitches and Threads curators, will talk about the exhibition. In Icelandic.

All that Jazz. Baldvin Snær Hlynsson pianist plays for museum guests.

Curator Talk: Heads from Clouds. Aðalsteinn Ingólfsson, curator talks about the exhibition Heads from Clouds – Portraits of Jóhannes S. Kjarval. In Icelandic.

Let's Play Art – Guided tour for families. Guided thour for families around Perlufesti (Necklace) – women‘s sculpture park at south west corner in Hljómskálagarður. In Icelandic.

The museum will be open from 10-17. The exhibition on view is Rósa Gísladóttir and Ásmundur Sveinsson: Spatial Infractions.

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