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To Build a city - family workshop. The aim of the workshop is to give an insight into architecture and urban planning in a playful manner through a game that is set up as an over sized board game. The workshop suits curious people of all ages. Kristján Örn Kjartansson founder of Kards Architects and Lóa Hjálmtýsdóttir, illustrator and musician will lead the workshop. Free admission.

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At the popup market Eyglo will introduce her autumn and winter collection for 2019. Eygló has designed under her own name since she graduated from Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2005. She ran the coop shop Kiosk with other Icelandic fashion designers from 2010-2019. Eygló is know for well made classic clothes with a twist where good humor is never far away. This year Christianity is the inspiration. Eyglo was awarded Fashion Design of the Year 2016 from Grapevine and The Iceland Design Centre.

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Friday the 6th of September from 17.30 – 19.00

After a guided tour with Paolo Gianfrancesco of the exhibition Urban Shape, with a special emphasis on Warsawa, what could be more appropriate than some Polish street food.
The food enthusiast Pola Sutryk comes from Warsawa. She has recently moved to Iceland and will tell us her story of Warsawa through streetfood, drinks and a desert with an ambiguous name, designed after the war as a symbol of resurrecting the capital.

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Denver dýfa is part of a series of events and lectures the museum hosts in connection with the exhibition Urban Landscape. During the show, six selected cities are made head-to-head with adventurous events. There, citizens of Reykjavik of foreign origin share their stories and discuss the city of their country of origin through food, music and more. This spring we traveled to Rome through the taste buds and to Belgrade with a Serbian music party. Now is a meditation trip to Denver, Colorado,

DENVER DÝFA

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MORRA
The fashion designer Signý Þórhalldóttir comes up with a work space in the Icelandic Design Museum's collection store and will continue to develop her product line MORRA. The moving in party will be held on 17 June. Check. 14. June 17, the festival celebration of Gardabaer will be held in Gardatorg and therefore life and animation in the square. The Design Museum is free of charge and therefore ideal to check out.

Today, MORRA consists of silk scarves and frescoes on paper, where the Icelandic flora plays a leading role, and now new products will be added this summer.

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Registration of a ceramic library
OPENING on Saturday 25 May at. 15:00.

Anna Eyjólfsdóttir visual artist began collecting ceramics by Icelandic artists in 1979. In 2017, the museum consisted of almost 2000 artifacts, which span the period from 1932 to the present. This is the country's largest single ceramic museum. The Icelandic Design Museum acquired it with support from the Blue Lagoon.

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Paolo Gianfrancesco will give a guided tour of his exhibition Urban Shape on Saturday the 18th. of May at 13.00.
Although maps do not provide the true picture of a city, they do give an indication of its character. Exhibiting maps of all the European capitals and the largest cities in the United Sates, side by side, offers a perspective that cannot be found on Google Maps, in books, or even through travel.
Cities are perhaps humankind's greatest creation.
The guided tour will be in English.
Free admission on the International Museum day 18th of May

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Serbia's invitation inspired by Belgrade in connection with the exhibition Urbanscape in the Icelandic Museum of Design by Paolo Gianfrancesco will be on Friday May 10, 2019, at. 20:00 - 22:00.

Jelena Ciric leads guests on the history of Belgrade and Serbia with singing and musical performances along with Margrét Árnadóttir on accordion, from the days of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. Guests are also invited to fly around the show under the guidance of Paolo Gianfrancesco, a Serbian small-cap grower.

Guest of Honor: Jelena Ciric, musician and songwriter born in Serbia, grew up in Canada and lived in several parts of the world before settling in Iceland in 2016.

Companion: Margrét Arnardóttir on accordion.

Catering: Andrea Stojanovic, Chef and Vice Chairman of Serbian Cultural Center in Iceland.

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ATTENZIONE!
Italian dinner inspired by Rome in connection to the exhibition Urban Shape at the Iceland Museum of Design and Applied Art.
April 26th, 2019 at 19:00 - 22:00
Special guest: Paolo Gianfrancesco, architect and author of Urban Shape.
Chef: Carlos Horacio Gimenez, Head chef of the restaurant Apotek.
Host: Hlin Helga Guðlaugsdóttir, co-curator of the exhibition.
Ticket price: 8.900 isk.
Only 24 seats available
Tickets can be purchased on midi.is

ROME IN REYKJAVÍK
The Icelandic-Italian Himbrimi Gin goes aperitivo.
Paolo’s story behind the Urban Shape maps with a special focus on Rome.
Carlos’s Italian take on Icelandic ingredients:

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The museum will be open these days around easter:

18th of April open from 12 - 17
19th of April, closed.
20th of April open frá kl. 12 - 17
Easterday, 21th of April, closed.
22th of April, closed.

Happy easter!

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