The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum was founded in 1984 by Birgitta Spur, the late artist's widow, in his studio and their home in Laugar­nes. The mus­eum is dedi­cat­ed to ex­hibit­ing Sigur­jón Ólafs­sons's sculp­tur­es − alone or in dia­logue with other art­ists.
    The mus­eum also hous­es a vast amount of bio­graph­ical mat­erial and is the res­earch cent­er of Sigur­jón Ólafs­son's work. In ad­di­tion to hous­ing dif­fer­ent ex­hib­itions the mus­eum spons­ors vari­ous cult­ural pro­grams.
Born in Iceland, Sigurjón Ólafsson (1908-1982) studied and worked in Denmark 1928-1945. After his return to Iceland he lived and worked in Laugarnes, Reykjavík.

New:
Anne Blond's interview with Birgitta Spur, May 22 at the Copenhagen exhibition
Poems in Wood
Sigurjˇn Ëlafsson Museum • Laugarnestangi 70 • IS 105 REYKJAV═K • Tel: 354-553-2906 • LSO@LSO.is