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Skaftfell - Center for Visual Art

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Unique Arts Space in Tiny Town

This small and unique arts space is worth a visit when you are visiting the tiny town of... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Loved the town

Well if you pop into the cafe then the center is free and just upstairs. Depending on when you... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Jun 15, 2018
“Unique Arts Space in Tiny Town”
Jul 26, 2018
“avante garde art”
Skaftfell, est 1998, operates in the field of contemporary art on a international level. It’s activities are based upon exhibitions and events, alongside a residency and education program. The curatorial focal point is a high-quality mix of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Austurvegur 42, Seydisfjordur 710, Iceland
+354 472 1632
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Our quick visit to this progressive art gallery was a treat. The art was esoteric at times, but quite impressive considering how remote this little village is on earth.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed June 15, 2018

This small and unique arts space is worth a visit when you are visiting the tiny town of Seydisfordur. There is a restaurant / cafe on the first floor that I did not eat at (though, I wish I would have) and then on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

The Skaftfell - Center for Visual Art is a small exhibition space with modern Icelandic art located around above a cafe. It's worth a stop if you like modern art and even if you don't because it will be a quick stop.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Located over a pizza place, this is a tiny modern art exhibition, which is quirky and fun. Examining the exhibits takes no more than 2 minutes.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Well if you pop into the cafe then the center is free and just upstairs. Depending on when you visit the exhibitions vary so that depends on your taste as to whether you will enjoy it. It was "modern art" when we visited and certainly...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ali921
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Liked some of the art displayed there. Nice bookstore. Nice to have food in the same house and be abel to sit outside in the sun.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank gudrunpalina
Reviewed April 20, 2016

One of the best visual arts galleries in Iceland on top. At the bottom is a very cozy café/restaurant. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Rikhardur H. F
Reviewed January 24, 2016

This exhibition space is located above the Restaurant Skaftfell and had limited operating hours when we were there in October 2015, but still had some interesting art on view.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Doug W
Reviewed October 1, 2015

So this is right above the Bistro Skaftfell so we stopped by after we had finished eating and drinking downstairs. This center is definitely full of only modern art which I'm not necessarily as familiar with or enjoy; however, the descriptions of some of the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Oompa03
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