Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum was founded in 1984 by the artist's widow Birgitta Spur ex­hibit­ing who had his studio and their home con­vert­ed to a mus­eum build­ing, open­ed for publ­ic in 1988. In 2012 the muse­um, including a large col­lect­ion of Sigur­jón Ólafs­son's sculp­tur­es, was donat­ed to the Nat­ion­al Gal­lery of Ice­land and was run as a div­is­ion of it for al­most a dec­ade. Since Dec­emb­er 2021 the Museum has been run by Gríma Ltd., a manage­ment com­pany dir­ect­ed by Sigur­jón Ólafs­son's fam­ily members. The mus­eum is dedi­cat­ed to  Sigur­jón Ólafs­sons's sculp­tur­es - alone or in dia­logue with other art­ists. It also hous­es a vast amount of bio­graph­ical mat­erial and is the re­search cent­er of Sigur­jón Ólafs­son's work. In ad­di­tion to hous­ing dif­fer­ent ex­hib­itions the museum spons­ors vari­ous cult­ural pro­grams.


Laugarnestangi 70, 105 Reykjavík


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Opening hours:

Saturday13:00 - 17:00
Sunday13:00 - 17:00

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