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Orbis et Globus (Circle and Sphere) in Grímsey Island is an artwork that was placed on the Arctic Circle in 2017. It is a 3m diameter globe that will follow the fluctuating North-South part of the Arctic Circle until it leaves the island.
The anniversary of Akureyri Municipality is celebrated annually on the weekend closest to the day of establishment which is the 29th of August. In 2019 it will be held on the 30th-31st of August. It´s a celebration including cultural events like exhibitions, visual art, music, science and so on.
- From Co-op Street to Art Street at Akureyri Art Museum
- Ideas by Hjördís Frímann & Magnús Helgason at Akureyri Art Museum
- Photography exhibition On the road again/ Street Photography at the Botanical Garden
- Selected works from Akureyri Art Museum's Collection
- Spring - Selected works by North Icelandic artists at Akureyri Art Museum
- Summer opening at Hlíðarfjall Mountain - Chair lift open
- Akureyri Art Museum: TALK TO ME! - kl. 10:00
- Akureyri Museum open - kl. 10:00
- Slow walk with Akureyri Touring Club from Strandgata 23 - kl. 10:00
The Arctic Coast Way is Iceland’s first-ever tourist route. It is 900 km long and takes in 21 villages and 18 municipalities – stretching along the coast and around the peninsulas of North Iceland. The route was selected one of Lonely Planet's top 10 European destinations for 2019.