ABOUT THE 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 National Gallery of iceland regularly holds colourful exhibitions reflecting its collection. The National Gallery of Iceland 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.

The National Gallery's of Iceland buildings at Fríkirkjuvegur 7 houses several exhibition halls on three floors, an gift shop and a café.

The National Gallery's of Iceland offices are situated on Laufásvegur 12, adjacent to the exhibition halls. In the same building a restoration laboratory is to be found and a specialist library, containing archives, documentation, and photographs.

The National Gallery's of Iceland library is a research library that emphasizes the preservation and the dissemination of material that relates to the research field of the institution, i.e. Icelandic art.

FRÍKRKJUVEGUR 7, 101 REYKJAVÍK

RECEPTION DESK
Phone  +354 515 9620

GALLERY SHOP
Phone  +354 515 9610

CAFÉ
Phone  +354 515 9616

LAUFÁSVEGUR 12, 101 REYKJAVÍK
 

OFFICES
Phone  +354 515 9600

RESEARCH LIBRARY
Phone  +354 515 9603

CONSERVATION
Phone  +354 515 9602