Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland 1 sep. 2004 - 1 des. 2100 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland, is intended to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation from the Settlement to the present day.

 

Points of View 18 apr. 2015 - 1 des. 2020 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

At the Culture House, the exhibition Points of View – a journey through the visual world of Iceland is on permanent view. The exhibition gives visitors a unique opportunity to view the collections of six major Icelandic cultural institutions. Artworks of various styles and mediums are presented thematically alongside museum objects and archival materials such as books and maps. 

 

Discovering Iceland's Monasteries 26 maí 2018 - 1 mar. 2020 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

 

Churches of Iceland: Ornamenta et instrumenta. Developments and trends 24 nóv. 2018 - 24 okt. 2019 The Arc Hall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

After nearly two decades of work in research and publishing of the book series Kirkjur Íslands (Churches of Iceland), the National Museum holds the exhibition Skrúði og áhöld. Straumar og stefnur (Ornamenta et instrumenta. Developments and trends). The research involved in the preparation of the Churches of Iceland series has given rise to a new and remarkable perspective on ecclesiastical objects and vestments in Iceland's listed historical churches.

 

A Rainbow Thread 1 des. 2018 - 1 des. 2019 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The Rainbow Guide is a queer guide to The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland. It deals with queer history in Iceland. The term queer refers to sex, gender and sexuality that don't coincide with the traditions and customs of a particular time period, including people who would today be called trans, intersex, non-binary, or homo-, bi-, pan- or asexual. The Rainbow Guide is created by The National Museum of Iceland and Samtökin ‘78, The National Queer Organization of Iceland, to mark Samtökin's 40 year anniversary.

 

Life, as it is lived, before the transformation 4 maí 2019 - 1 sep. 2019 The Wall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

In Árneshreppur farmers live in harmony with their animals and nature. Yrsa Roca Fannberg has captured daily life in the smallest parish of Iceland just before a transformation that seems to be around the corner.  

 

Myth of a Woman 4 maí 2019 - 1 sep. 2019 The Photo Gallery - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

Agnieszka Sosnowska immigrated to Iceland 13 years. With her photographs she has documented a path in life she never planned or expected. She photographs herself, her students, new family members and friends. Her inspiration is the strength of the female spirit she has found in Iceland.  

 
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Keldur at Rangárvellir 1 jún. 2019 - 30 ágú. 2019 10:00 - 18:00 Keldur á Rangárvöllum

At Keldur there is an old turf farm which, despite its age, is one of the largest preserved turf farms in south Iceland. The wooden frame of the hut is characteristic of Roman style. From the hut there is an underground tunnel thought to date from the 12th or 13th century and was probably built during a time of conflict. In addition to these, several outhouses have been preserved. Open daily from June 1st - August 30th from 10:00-18:00.

 

Welcome to the Family Room! 17 jún. 2019 - 18 jún. 2100 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The Family Room is for families, school groups, and other visitors to the Museum. It is an adaptable space that can be changed from a lounge to a classroom or a laboratory as required. 

 

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Guided tour at the Culture House 1 maí 2019 - 15 sep. 2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

The National Museum of Iceland offers a guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, Points of View every Tuesday and Saturday from 1 May to 15 September 2019. The tour starts at 2 pm and is free with the Museum ticket.

 

Guided Tour at the National Museum 20 júl. 2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The National Museum offers a guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation  every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at 11 am. The guided tour takes approximately 45 minutes and is free of charge with museum admission.  

 
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Culture Night at the National Museum 24 ágú. 2019 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

Welcome to the National Museum on Culture Night. 

 

Culture Night at the Culture House 24 ágú. 2019 10:00 - 22:00 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

Welcome to the Culture House on Culture Night and enjoy various events for the whole family.  Open from 10:00 to 22:00. All are welcome.