Facilities and venues

The Skaftfell Education Program

The Skaftfell Education Program

Artists-in-residence are welcome to participate in Skaftfell’s education program by giving an artist talk or a workshop for the local community, by presenting their work in an open studio, or by contributing to the Skaftfell Art Class for children at the local primary school.  

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Artist residency houses

Skaftfell’s artist residencies are located in three historical houses in the town of Seydisfjörður, all within short walking distance to Skaftfell and to each other. The houses are set up as private or shared self-catering accommodation, each including 2 bedrooms, a combined living and working space, bathroom and kitchen, work tables, washing machine, and WiFi. Seyðisfjörður is well known in Iceland for its unique ensemble of wooden houses, which were imported as kit houses from Norway in the late 19th century and early 20th century. They are covered in corrugated iron to protect them from the weather, and painted in individual colour schemes. […]

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