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Welcome to the celebration of The National Day of Iceland
in Árbær Open Air Museum June 17 from 13 – 17.
 
11:30    Vintage cars on display
12.00    Concert in the museum church
13.00    Concert in the museum church
13.00—15.00    Accordion playing
14.00   Display of one of Icelandic National costumes
 
arbaejarsafnid myndir  345Handverk í húsunum, lummubakstur, mjaltir og ýmis störf verða til sýnis á safninu.
 
AN EVENING PRAYER
Icelandic hymn singing the the church at Árbær Open Air Museum
June 17 at 12:00 and 13:00.

arbaejarsafnid myndir video 020Hugi Jónsson bariton and Kári Allansson harmonium will perform in the church at Árbær Open Air Museum June 17th at 12.00 and again at 13.00. Kvöldbæn (An Evening Prayer) brings together two traditions of Icelandic hymn singing: the precentor and the harmonium. The result is this collection of treasured spiritual poems accompanied by some of the most beautiful melodies in the library of Icelandic music. A variety of arrangements, improvisation, and a contemplative mood characterize the album. The church at the museum is the perfect surrounding for this beautiful music.Free entrance for the museum guests thus those that have paid the museum entrance.

Dillon’s Café will be open with new brewed coffee and home baked cakes.

arbaejarsafnid myndir 133Free admission to the museum for those that are dressed in traditional national costumes.

Árbær Open Air Museum
open daily for the whole summer 10-17 (10 am – 5 pm).
Kistuhyl
110 Reykjavík
(+354) 411 6300
[email protected]