21.06.2023 / News
The National Museum of Iceland is a partner of the Museum of Warsaw Photography Centre
WHY THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ICELAND?
The National Museum of Iceland [NMI] in Reykjavik is one of the largest and most important institutions of culture in Iceland, based on nearly 160-year-old tradition and experience. In its collection, the NMI holds approximately 6.5 million photographs which constitute the largest public photography collection in Iceland.
One million of the photos from this collection are registered in the Museum’s Sarpur online database. The Museum also publishes photos on Instagram @thjodminjasafn.
Over the past three years, the National Museum of Iceland has organised as many as sixteen photography exhibitions dedicated to different themes, with works from the collection as well as works by both young and established artists on display.
The NMI is typically involved in projects that originate in Scandinavian countries. Therefore, opportunities to extend the spectrum of projects and partners to other parts of Europe and the world, including Poland, are welcome. The Focus on Photography collaboration is the first of its kind for the National Museum of Iceland.
The National Museum of Iceland webpage: www.thjodminjasafn.is/english