Icelandic art and artists

Artists, art museums and galleries in Iceland; a guide to websites

Subject categories on this page
  1. Artists
  2. Museums
  3. News
  4. Reykjavik


The Árni Magnússon Institute. Icelandic manuscripts collection.

Artists *

Icelandic Artists with works in art museums. Artcyclopedia

List of Icelandic artists, Wikipedia entries.

National Gallery of Iceland
The National Gallery of Iceland,Reykjavík, features works by famous Icelandic artists and artwork that helps explain the traditional Icelandic culture.

Einar Jónsson

Laxness, Halldór. Halldór Kiljan Laxness,
winner of the Nobel Prize for literaturein 1955.

Leifs, Jon Jón Leifs homepage.
Iceland’s most famous composer of the twentieth century.


Centre for Icelandic Art
The Center for Icelandic Art (CIA.IS) is the platform for Icelandic visual art activities. CIA.IS promotes Icelandic art by connecting the local visual art community with the international art network.

A general information portal for Iceland., the official gateway to Iceland.

Icelandic Sagas
Overview and links to web sites.

Iceland Airwaves, premier showcase for new music.

Iceland Art, Culture and Science
From the Embassy of Iceland.

Iceland on the Web
Iceland art, artists, cinema, museums, literature, music, galleries, events,performing arts, photography.

i8 Galleri, Iceland. Contemporary art gallery.


LIST Icelandic Art News, a bimonthly web magazine.

Literature and Art from Iceland
Pages dedicated to a few Icelandic artists and their work.


Museums *

Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art
The Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art exhibits works by leading Icelandic and international artists.

Municipal Art Museum of Akureyri

Museums in Iceland. Culture Trip

National Gallery of Iceland
The gallery features works by famous Icelandic artists and artwork that helps explain the traditional Icelandic culture.

National Museum of Iceland

News *

News from The Centre for Icelandic Art
A bimonthly journal of Icelandic art news.


Reykjavik *

Academy of the Arts

Arts Festival

Galleries and museums.

i8 art gallery.

The Living Art Museum

The Museum of Photography

National Gallery of Iceland

Reykjavik Art Museum

Virtually Virtual Iceland
Iceland and its arts, culture, society, history. Photos, events, theatre, galleries, museums.

What’s on in Iceland
A website for tourists and enthusiasts containing comprehensive information on Iceland.