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One of nature´s great economical shapes, the sphere, is a recurrent form in Einar Þorsteinn´s work which we have been filing at the museum for the past months. I relation to this work the designers Björn Steinar Blumenstein and Steinunnn Eyja Halldórsdóttir will be offering a soap bubbles workshop for kids and grown ups at the museum. Participants will make their own soap bubble tools and experiment their function. The workshop is free of charge from 13 - 15 Sunday the 12th of August.

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This is what we call a live exhibition where the designer will set up his work in the entrance of the museum and use this space as his work base for the next few weeks. All the work is for sale.

Mannabein is the fruit of a several year long process of self inquisition through various means. Coming to terms with ‘being’ in a bigger and smaller context, creating harmony between external and internal reality. The aesthetics and connotations of the collection revealed themselves in small steps along the way and towards the end whiffs of Louisiana black magic, curanderos, the wild west along with eastern symbolism made a pot pourri marrying ideas of original and post industrial culture.

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The designers of Kron by Kronkron will bring the latest designs from their studio for a pop up that takes place in our design store from 12 - 17 on the 24th of june.

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This is a guided tour around Urriðaholt in Garðabær, a newly build neighbourhood that is planed according to the BREEAM environmental standard. The architects Björn Guðbrandsson and Egill Guðmundsson, from Arkís will take care of the tou. Language: Icelandic

Thursday 7th. of June
16:30–19

Limited number of seats so please order tickets here

https://midi.is/atburdir/1/10485/Fyrirlestur_a_ferdinni_um_Urridaholts_h...

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OPENING – Let´s make a toast for Einar Þorsteinn Ásgeirsson
Saturday the 2nd of June at 15:00

“My models are for experimenting – and by experimenting, I mean understanding.” [1]

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The museum is open on White Sunday.

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We are afraid that this guided tour with the designers of Kron by Kronkron Magni Þorsteinsson and Hugrún Árnadóttir is in Icelandic but we think you will still enjoy it since the exhibiton is so fantastic.

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Auður Ösp Guðmundsdóttir and  Halla Kristín Hannesdóttir are two product designers who love minatures and have been running this very popular worshops for us. The workshop is free of charge but participants need to sign up in advance since we have limited space and material. Please call 215 1525 between 12 - 17 to sign up.

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Sigríður Rún will be presenting and selling the drawings from her Anatomy of Letters project. Price on Saturday 5000 kr. instead of 5.800 kr.

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These are our opening hours over Easter

OPEN: Holy Thursday and Saturday before Easter

CLOSED: Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday

 

 

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