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
Ólafssons's sculptures − alone or in dialogue with other
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
|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.|
Guided Tour in Words and Music
Retrospective exhibition of Sigurjón Ólafsson's sculptures in
the National Gallery of Iceland 2014.
Female Idols. Exhibition of classical portrait sculptures of women
by Sigurjón Ólafsson.
Guided tour by Birgitta Spur. 2016
A Story Unfolds. Birgitta Spur gives a guided tour through this exhibition.
April 2021. In Icelandic with English subtitles.