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Sunday 16th. of February at 13.00 - 14.00

Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir, director of the Museum and Kolbrún Kjarval, ceramicist and daughter of Sveinn Kjarval will guide us through Kjarvals work and life.

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View the exhibition Sveinn Kjarval, quality is never an accident, with live jazz. Simply the perfect combo.

Free entrance.

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Lecture by Guðmundur Oddur, Research Professor, Iceland University of the Arts.
DRIFTWOOD ON ICELANDIC COAST, TRAVELING IDEAS
The lecture will be in Icelandic.

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Lecture by Dr. Arndís S. Árnadóttir
Sveinn Kjarval, THE INTERIORS CREATE THE ATMOSPHERE
The lecture will be in Icelandic.

Sveinn Kjarval became a popular designer for shops, restaurants and various public spaces in Reykjavík and all over Iceland from 1950 - 1970. Dozens of shop interiors designed by Sveinn Kjarval in a light modern style lined the streets of downtown Reykjavík. All of these interiors are now gone but their appearance is preserved in drawings and photographs. Kjarval always emphasized lightness, natural materials, open shelves and noticeably lightweight counters. All of these places were also given good indirect lighting and living plants.

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At a meeting of the Gardabaer Emergency Board this morning, the following was decided for the day's weather forecasts:
Garðabær's institutions: Library, Museum of Design and Art, Swimming pools and gymnasiums and work for the elderly close at 13 today.
The Gardabaer Customer Service Center will be open.

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Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir, director of the Icelandic Museum of Design and Þóra Sigurbjörnsdóttir, the museum's archaeologist will guide around the exhibition Sveinn Kjarval, Sunday the 1.st of December at 13:00.

Sveinn Kjarval's furniture from the Museum of the Icelandic Design Museum is the main feature of the exhibition, but Sveinn also designed numerous interiors for homes, shops and restaurants

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In connection with the registration of Anna Eyjólfsdóttir's ceramic museum in the Icelandic Design Museum in recent months, the museum has asked Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir to give a lecture on the history of Icelandic art from 1930 - 1970. The lecture will be held on Sunday 24 November at 13:00. Inga Sigríður is currently working with Kristina G. Guðmundsdóttir, an art historian, on a study during this period and is scheduled to publish a book next year on the occasion that it will be 90 years since production began on the pottery in Iceland in the Art Museum.

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Dr. Arndís S. Árnadóttir curator of the exhibition of Sveinn Kjarval, will be guiding the exhibition together with Þóra Sigurbjörnsdóttir, archaeologist of the Icelandic Museum of Design at Saturday the 10th of November at 13.

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The table Hyrna, the candlestick Stirni, the bird German and the rocking chair Rokki will be on sale at the Pop up market in the Design Museum of Iceland on Saturday November 9 between 12 and 17.

Erla Sólveig Óskarsdóttir is a freelance industrial designer. She has focused on furniture design and has worked with various manufacturers in Europe, South America and the United States.

Erla has participated in numerous exhibitions and many of her works have been honored internationally:
The 1998 Red Dot Design Award
IF Product Design Award 1999 and 2010
Best of NeoCon, Silver Award 1999 and 2002
Premio Lapis Acero 2007

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