The Summer Resort Laugarvatn
  • 16. 9.2023 - 24.1.2024

Exhibition featuring photographs from the summer resort Laugarvatn.

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From mire to metal
  • The Corner - National Museum of Iceland

In the past, iron smelting from bog iron was performed in Iceland. The use of metallurgical furnaces called bloomeries were used to smelt iron throughout the Middle Ages. Thereafter the practice steadily declined until it was completely abandoned in the 17th or 18th century. The knowledge of this ancient craftmanship has since been forgotten to time, leaving numerous questions about the bloomery process unanswered.

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Þjóðminjasafn Íslands

If Garden Gnomes Could Talk
  • 16. 9.2023 - 24.1.2024 The Photo Gallery

Photography exhibition by Þórdís Erla Ágústsdóttir and Sigríður Marrow of the unique trailer settlement in Laugarvatn.

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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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