Með verkum handanna

Creative Hands. Icelandic laid-and-couched embroideries of past centuries.
  • 4. nóv 2023 - 5. maí 2024 Bogasalur

 Treasures of Icelandic art from past centuries. 

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Myndasalur í 20 ár

20 Years of the Photo Gallery | From the Collection
  • March 16th 2024 - September 1st 2024

The exhibition will feature photographs by contemporary photographers who have exhibited their work in the Photo Gallery since its opening in 2004.

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Polish roots and daily life in Iceland
  • March 16th 2024 - May 20th 2024

The National Museum of Iceland collects narratives from Polish citizens in Iceland. The exhibition presents a fraction of the answers and photographs that the National Museum has already received.

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Brot úr framtíð

Future Fragments
  • June 8th 2024 - January 5th 2025

The exhibition Future Fragments is based on Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir’s artistic research project, where she ponders over phenomena related to the Anthropocene as well as our notion of cultural and natural heritage.

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The Lögrétta Valences
  • June 17th 2024 - June 17th 2025

On the 80th anniversary of the Republic of Iceland, in collaboration with Þingvellir National Park, the National Museum of Iceland will display valences that allegedly hung in Lögrétta (Court of Legislature) at Þingvellir in the late 18th century.

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A Rainbow Thread
  • A queer guide to The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition. The National Museum of Iceland

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.

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