Culture

Information on Akureyri, North Iceland. Some of the attractions are the nothern lights, Grímsey Island and Hrísey Island, nature, waterfalls, skiing, ski

Culture

Akureyri Art Museum

Akureyri Art Museum

The Museum opened its galleries on August 29th 1993 and is the oldest of those three establishments. For the past two decades it has been the flagship of the Art Canyon and has played a prominent role in the cultural life of Akureyri as the first institution outside Reykjavík to concentrate solely on visual arts.
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Akureyri Theatre Company

Akureyri Theatre Company

Akureyri Theatre Company (Leikfélag Akureyrar) is one of the three leading institutions on the Icelandic theatre scene and the only professional theatre company outside of Iceland's capital city.
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Art and Design Walk

Art and Design Walk

Enjoy the privilege of exclusively visit to Akureyri Local Artists, where they welcome us at their workshops, interact with us and explain their work. We walk through Akureyri centre, visit workshops, handcraft store, North Icelandic design of various type and material.
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Arts' Alley

Arts' Alley

The centre of cultural life in Akureyri is on Kaupvangsstræti, which curves through Grófargil in the middle of Akureyri. This street's nickname is Arts' Alley.
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Galleri BOX

Galleri BOX

GalleriBOX is run by The Visual Artists Society (Myndlistarfélagið) in Akureyri.
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Gallery Hvítspói

Gallery Hvítspói

Hvítspói Art Gallery is an “Art Studio and Gallery” owned by Textile-Artist Anna Gunnarsdóttir.
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Gallery Listfléttan

Gallery Listfléttan

Nice gallery in the city centre. Different designer objects like paintings, sculpture and ceramics for sale.
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Græni hatturinn

Græni hatturinn

Græni hatturinn bar offers different kind of drinks and live music.
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Hof Cultural and Conference Center

Hof Cultural and Conference Center

Hof is a cultural building designed for music and other performing arts, as well as top-notch facilities for conferences and meetings, receptions, parties and exhibitions. Hof has first-class facilities for events of various kinds and the best available technical equipment. The building was opened in August 2010.
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Kaktus

Kaktus

Populus tremula is a cultural workshop, housing an independent society of artists.
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Mjólkurbúðin Gallery

Mjólkurbúðin Gallery

Mjólkurbúðin Gallery is located next to the Akureyri Art Museum. It is on the ground floor so you can walk in right from the street.
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Old Toys on Display in Friðbjarnarhús

Old Toys on Display in Friðbjarnarhús

Friðbjarnarhús is believed to have been built in 1856. The house is named after Friðbjörn Steinsson, bookbinder, bookseller and member of the Municipal Council for a great many years. The Independent Order of Good Templars in Iceland was established at Friðbjörn´s home and in 1961 the I.O.G.T. bought the house for the purpose of establishing a memorial museum.
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The Gil Society

The Gil Society

In 1991 the foundation meeting of the Gil Society was held, marking the real beginning of the construction of an Art Centre in Grófargil which is now the focal point of culture in Akureyri. This is where we find the Akureyri Art Museum, the Akureyri School of Art, new exhibition halls of varying dimensions, for example in the Ketilhúsið (the Boiler House) which can also be used for conferences.
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The North Iceland Symphony Orchestra

The North Iceland Symphony Orchestra

The North Iceland Symphony Orchestra was founded in the autumn of 1993 and the first concert was held on October 24, that year, conducted by Guðmundur Óli Gunnarson. NISO, has grown and thrived and held many concerts. In these years over a hundred different programs have been played, but NISO has played almost all kinds of classical music, from baroque to modern music, in addition to rock, jazz and pop music.
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VeggVerk (WallWork)

VeggVerk (WallWork)

VeggVerk (WallWork) is the name of an exhibition space located at the western side of Strandgata 17 in Akureyri.
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