National Gallery of Iceland

The National Gallery of Iceland is a national museum and the main emphasis of the collection is on 19th and 20th century Icelandic art, but international art is featured as well. The museum owns the most valuable collection of works by Icelandic artists in the country. The collection also includes an impressive array of  works by internationally renowned artists such as, Pablo Picasso, Edward Munch, Karel Appel, Hans Hartung, Victor Vasarely, Richard Serra and Richard Tuttle.

The NG regularly holds colourful exhibitions reflecting its collection. The NG also hosts exhibitions by individual artists, Icelandic as well as foreign ones. These are complimented by an extensive publication of books, catalogues, posters and post-cards.

 

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
May 15th – September 15th: 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00
September 16th – May 14th: 11:00-17:00 11:00-17:00 11:00-17:00
Closed on Mondays.

 

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