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Jul26

New exhibition in gallery Klaustur

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snaelda webGuðný Rós Þórhallsdóttir who has been studying film art will open an exhibition in gallery Klaustur Saturday 29th July at 14:00. There she will exhibit videoart but she was awarded for a short film at Stockfish film festival last spring. The exhibition will stay open in August.

 
Jul06

Art in Nature in the gallery

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karlchilcottSaturday 8th July at 2 pm a new exhibition will be opened in gallery Klaustur. It is the Swedish sculptor Karl Chilcott who will show a collection of pictures taken by his daughter Christine Chilcott of Art in Nature project that he worked on three years ago in the surroundings of the Icelandic village Skagaströnd. Karl and Christine Chilcott are now artists in residency at Skriðuklaustur, working on their project Lava Poetry, experiencing and working with the landscape around Vatnajökull glacier.
Further information about  Karl Chilcott are at www.karlchilcott-art.com.
The exhibition is open every day from 10 am to 6 pm until 26th July.um


 
Jun10

Black & white pictures in gallery

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Photo by Stuart RicharsonA new exhibition will be opened in gallery Klaustur Saturday 10th June. The photographer Stuart Richardson exhibits his series of black & white pictures taken in Fljotsdalur valley and Hallormsstaður forest. The title of the exhibition is The Quiet.

The exhibition is open every day 10:00 - 18:00 and will stand until 5th July.

 
Jun02

Open daily 10:00 - 18:00

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work by Katarina CakovaThe summer is here and now we are open every day from 10:00 - 18:00. Klausturkaffi offers lunch and cake buffet every day. This weekend is the last opportunity to see Katarina Cakova's works in gallery Klaustrid on the exhibition Unexpected connections. ATTENTION. Klausturkaffi café will be closed on Sunday, 4th June from 15:00 due to a privat party.

 
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June - August: Open daily 10am - 6pm

May & September: Open daily 11am - 5pm

April: Open daily 12pm - 4pm

1.-11. October: Open daily 12pm - 4pm

November - March: Open occasionally. Ask for information.

Skriðuklaustur is in Fljótsdalur valley at the upper end of Lagarfljót lake - right by the highland road to Snæfell and Kárahnjúkar. Map

39 km from Egilsstaðir

11 km from Hallormsstaður forest

5 km from Hengifoss waterfall

A Visitor's centre for Vatnajökull National Park is also at Skriðuklaustur.

 
Adults (museum & guidance) 1100 kr
Children under 16 accompanied by adults 0 kr
Students 750 kr
Senior citizens / disabled 550 kr
Groups (20+) 900 kr
Guided tour of the archsite for groups (10>)
Adults 600 kr
Children under 16 accompanied by adults 0 kr

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A vague joy filled him as he
looked; he felt that his soul
was come of the race of
those great mountains,
as a line of kings.

Guest the One-Eyed 1912


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