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The municipality of Garðabær recently celebrated its 30 year anniversary with a special anniversary program at Garðatorg square. For this occasion the Museum of Design and Applied Art invited a few well-known locals to choose a piece from the Museum’s collection to add to the exhibition Keepers.

Seven Garðabær locals were guided by museum staff through the museum’s storage area and were given a little insight into the museum’s projects. On the anniversary itself the pieces had been arranged as part of the exhibition along with short explanations for why each person chose it.

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The exhibition "Are you ready Madam President?" on Madam Vigdis Finnbogadottir, former president of Iceland, has been extended until 2015. The exhibition has been widely visited and applauded. A catalogue was published in English and Icelandic as a compliment to the exhibition. Groups can order special guided tour in English or French. Please e-mail us.


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