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Akureyri Art Museum

The Museum opened its galleries on August 29th 1993. For the past two decades it has been the flagship of the Art Street and has played a prominent role in the cultural life of Akureyri as the first institution outside Reykjavík to concentrate solely on visual arts.
Museums
Visual Arts

Akureyri Theatre Company

The Akureyri Theatre Company is the only professional theatre in the country outside of the Reykjavík area. It´s operation is supported by the municipality of Akureyri based on an agreement with the ministry of culture and education.
Performing Arts

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.
Visual Arts

Art Street

The centre of cultural life in Akureyri is on Kaupvangsstræti, which curves through Grófargil in the middle of Akureyri. This street's nickname is Art Street.
Museums
Visual Arts

Gallery Mjólkurbúðin

Mjólkurbúðin is run by The Visual Artists Society (Myndlistarfélagið) in Akureyri.
Visual Arts

Gallery Hvítspói

Hvítspói Art Gallery is an “Art Studio and Gallery” owned by textile artist Anna Gunnarsdóttir.
Visual Arts

The Green Hat

The Green Hat (Græni hatturinn) is one of the most popular live music club in Iceland.
Music

Hof - Cultural and Conference Centre

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. The
Performing Arts
Visual Arts

Kaktus

Kaktus is an art and culture collective, housing an independent society of young artists.
Visual Arts

Deiglan Gallery

The Gil Society runs an artist residency and is an organiser of art exhibitions, music and other happenings connected with the diverse and ambitious cultural life of the towns people of Akureyri.
Visual Arts

VeggVerk

VeggVerk (WallWork) is the name of an exhibition on a wall facing west on the house at Strandgata 17 in Akureyri.
Visual Arts

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, who has been the resident conductor ever since.
Music

Akureyri district archives

The goal is to archive and save historically relevant documentation, from state, business, or individuals.
Culture

Historical information boards

Historical Information Boards are at various locations in the town center and in the old part of town (Innbærinn). They tell the story of houses, districts and places. Each board has a QR code with further information.
Culture