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Splendid saddlery 24.2.2018 - 21.10.2018 The Arc Hall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

Horsemen and -women took pride in high-quality and ornamental riding equipment. A beautifully-decorated saddle was a valuable possession. In past centuries women generally rode in a side-saddle with both legs on one side of the horse or "aside", while men rode "astride".

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Pre-Christian graves in a new light 9.5.2018 - 2.9.2018 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

An exhibition about archaeological research on burial mounds on Dysnes in Eyjafjörður, north Iceland

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Discovering Iceland's Monasteries 26.5.2018 - 26.5.2019 The Corner - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The exhibition is based on research done by Steinunn Kristjánsdóttir, professor of archaeology at the University of Iceland and the National Museum of Iceland

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EyeSound 2.6.2018 - 2.9.2018 The Photo Gallery - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

Photography: Iben West and Else Ploug Isaksen

Words: Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Hallgrímur Helgason and Einar Már Guðmundsson 

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Family Photos with a Difference 2.6.2018 - 2.9.2018 14:00 - 17:00 The Photo Gallery - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

Nanna Bisp Büchert has made a name for herself in Danish photography. Some of her work references Iceland, but none so powerfully as Family Photos with a Difference.

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Artists' Books 7.6.2018 - 2.6.2019 10:00 - 17:00 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

In this exhibition we are introduced to examples of Icelandic artists' books from the collection of the National and University Library of Iceland. Examples of printmaking dating all the way back to the latter part of the 19th century to modern day book art.

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The Colic Leaf 7.6.2018 - 2.6.2019 10:00 - 17:00 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

In the manuscripts collection at the National and University Library of Iceland, you may find a 400 year old vellum, dark and obscure with age, with the shelfmark Lbs fragm. 14. This vellum is now exhibited at the Culture House.

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