22 January 2009 – 13 April 2009
32 Pieces: The Art of Chess


The Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir
Flokagata, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland

Tel: +354 590-1200
Fax: +354 590-1201
website: www.artmuseum.is
email: [email protected] / [email protected]

The museums are open every day from 10:00 – 17:00.
Admission is free.


The cafeteria at Kjarvalsstadir has a view of the Miklatun park and the Pearl. Refreshments and light meals are served at a reasonable price. The cafeteria provides its guests with local and international newspapers and art magazines as well as free wireless Internet access (to guests with appropriately equipped and configured laptop computers). The cafeteria is open 10:00 – 16:45

Museum shop 
The museum shop offers a selection of local and international art books, catalogues and other printed items. Postcards, gift cards and posters with reproductions of art from the collection is also available. Various art and craft objects are on offer, as well as quality castings from selected works by the Icelandic sculptor Asmundur Sveinsson. The shop is open at the same time as the museum.

Guided tours
Guided tours in English are provided at the Reykjavik Art Museum. 
Guided tours in foreign languages are available upon request.
Information and bookings at tel +354 590 1200
or through email: [email protected]

Access for disabled
Access for people in wheelchairs is very good. Wheelchairs are available in the reception.

About the museum

Founded in 1973, the Reykjavík Art Museum is the largest visual art institution in Iceland. Its mission to present contemporary art in its many manifestations is carried out through diverse programs at the museum’s three venues: Hafnarhus, Kjarvalsstadir, and Asmundarsafn. Architecture has been a part of the museum programs since 1993.