Exhibitions

8/9
2017

On Thursday September 7th, an exhibition was opened in the National Library on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the...

7/9
2017

Victoria Ann Cribb is a prolific translator with a keen interest in Icelandic literature and language. Victoria is currently...

6/9
2017

Eric Boury was born in Berry in France in 1967. From 2001 he has translated many Icelandic books into French, e.g., detective...

22/8
2017

To commemorate the centenary of Selma Jónsdóttir (22 August 1917 – 5 July 1987) the Women´s History Archives  have set up a small...

12/7
2017

An exhition has been opened in the library where in the spotlight is one woman, Hólmfríður Sigurðardóttir. The wife of the priest...

26/5
2017

An exhibition about composer Sigvaldi Kaldalóns was opened at the National and University Library 24 May. The exhibition is in...

25/5
2017

On 19 June 2017 there are 50 years since the Women’s House Hallveigarstaðir was inaugurated. The idea of the house was that it...

26/4
2017

In the autumn of 2016 the brothers Guðmundur Andri and Örnólfur, sons of the writer Thor Vilhjálmsson, presented a collection of...

3/3
2017

The publishers of Einar Már Gudmundsson in Denmark, Lindhardt and Ringhof, recently gave to the library a new collection of his...

1/3
2017

Hagþenkir,  the Association of Non-fiction and Educational Writers in Iceland conferred on Wednesday 1 March it´s special award...

20/2
2017

To commemorate the cententary of painter Louisa Matthíasdóttir The Women's History Archives put up a small exhibition at the...

13/11
2016

  The Icelandic Literary Society celebrated its bicentennial in 2016. On Thursday May 12th an exhibition opened at the National and...

10/11
2016

In 2016, the National Library’s manuscript collection celebrated it’s 170th anniversary. It was established on June 5th 1846. In...

1/11
2016

On Saturday the 12th of November an exhibition, CHINA and ICELAND, friendly exchanges, opened in The National and University...

6/10
2016

Celebrating the Advent, a small exhibition has been set up in the Library, displaying a few Christmas editions from the past two...

22/4
2016

On Friday the 22nd of April an exhibition of Snorri Hjartarson´s poetry was opened in the library. In the exhibition his poetic...

21/4
2016

From 12th  to 15th of May 2016 there was a book fair in Prague, where the emphasis was on Nordic literature. Among the visitors...

4/4
2016

A small exhibition on the history of the publication of the telephone directory has been set up in the library in June 2016. The...

8/3
2016

On the 8th of March Hallgrímur Pétursson´s manuscript of the Passion-hymns was selected on Iceland's National Register for...

5/3
2016

Catherine Eyjólfsson and Erik Skyum-Nielsen, translators of works by Icelandic authors into French and Danish. A small exhibition...

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