The City of Reykjavík has reached an agreement to buy the oldest house in downtown Reykjavík for over ISK 260 million (USD 2.5 million/EUR 2 million).
The Arnamagnæan Manuscript Collection will not be moved from its current location in Copenhagen, as had been suggested.
In yesterday’s review of a survey exhibition of Icelandic aritist Ragnar Kjartansson’s work at the Barbican Centre in London, the Guardian calls Ragnar “one of the most brilliant artists at work today.”
Alþingi, the Icelandic Parliament, voted Thursday night to establish a cultural center in memory of Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness on the lot where the late writer’s house is located.
The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM) has voiced amazement over how quickly Ásmundarsalur, a building on Freyjugata, Reykjavík, was sold.
Ásmundarsalur, a building on Freyjugata, Reykjavík, which houses the art collection of the Icelandic Confederation of Labor (Listasafn ASÍ), is for sale.
At the old slaughterhouse in Breiðdalsvík, in the East Fjords, Iceland is being installed―samples of it, that is.
Eldheimar, a volcano museum in Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) received the Icelandic Design Award yesterday.
The Leif Erikson Exploration Awards were presented this week at the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, North Iceland, according to a press release from the museum.
A piece of rock from the moon which has been on display in the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, northeast Iceland, has been taken back into the care of the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, which owns the stone.
In the one year since its opening, the Eldheimar museum in Vestmannaeyjar, dedicated to the 1973 Eldfell volcanic eruption on Heimaey island, has welcomed 26,000 visitors. The exhibition includes a house which was recently...