The Art Club SELMA is for people interested in art and those who want to follow up on the exhibitions in the museum.

The club is named after art historian Selma Jónsdóttir (1917-1987), who was the Director of the National Gallery of Iceland during 1950-1987 and powerful pioneer in the promotion of visual art in this country.

Members of Art Club Selma can visit the museum at will, free of charge. Membership provides access to guided tours and lectures. Members receive a discount in the Museum Shop and cafeteria, as well as a 25% discount of exhibition catalogues. A yearly membership-card is valid for 12 months from the date of issue.

Membership applications are accepted through

The following rewards are associated with the membership: 

  • Invitations to exhibition openings with refreshments and guided tours
  • Discounts in the Museum Shop and cafeteria
  • Information in printed form and through e-mail
  • A gift from the National Gallery when joining the club
  • Free entrance to exhibitions at the National Gallery, the Ásgrímur Jónsson Museum and the Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

Price information for individuals and households:

Annual ticket: Price
Individual 3.500 ISK KR.
Couple 5.000 ISK KR.
Senior citizens (over 67 ára), disabled individuals, students * 2.500 ISK KR.
Couples of senior citizens, the disabled, students * 3.500 ISK KR.

Students must show school ID when purchasing membership cards