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Bundled-up in Blue 23.5.2015 - 6.5.2017 The Corner - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

An exhibition based on new research on the bones and grave good found in a settlement-era grave.

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Ísland í heiminum

Iceland in the World, the World in Iceland 24.11.2016 - 7.5.2017 The Arc Hall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

Iceland, in both past and present, has been characterised by transnationalism – just like other countries in the world. Iceland has thus been a part of the mobility of people and ideas through the centuries. It is important to highlight this in the present, when current discourse is often based on the idea that in the past different parts of the world existed in isolation from each other. Prejudices are nothing new in Icelandic society, as for centuries Icelanders' ideas have been influenced by global conceptions of race.

 

Steinholt – a Story of the Origin of Names 11.2.2017 - 28.5.2017 15:00 - 17:00 The Photo Gallery - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The exhibition Steinholt – a Story of the Origin of Names is about the memory of a place. Christopher Taylor has spent time in Þórshöfn, North-East Iceland, and travelled the area to capture the landscape and tell stories of memories connected with Steinholt. 

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Grímsey 11.2.2017 - 28.5.2017 15:00 - 17:00 The Wall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41