Materials and methods 5.-8. June 2024

Nordic textile meeting, surrounded by the majestic nature of Iceland

Located in Northern Iceland, at Blönduós, Akureyri and in Eyjafjörður.

June 5th – Wednesday 

Textile Adventure and Nature.

08:00-12:00 Bus from BSI Bus Terminal Reykjavík to Blönduós.

12:00-13:00 Lunch and welcoming at Kvennaskólinn in Blönduós

13:00-16:00 Visit to the Textile center, Textile Lab and Textile Museum at Blönduós

16:30-19:00 Bus from Blönduós to Hotel Natur in Eyjafjörður

19:30 Dinner buffet at Hotel Natur

June 6th- Thursday 

Cultural Exploration and Art

08:30-10.30 Laufás farm –  Museum and Heritage site

11:00-12:30. Safnasafnið – The Icelandic folk and outsider museum

12:30-14:00 Lunch at Hotel Natur

14:30-17:30 Dyngja  gallery – Art gallery and an outdoor exhibition; the Hidden People.

19:00-22:00 Celebration dinner at Hotel Natur and Textile Talk.

June 7th- Friday 

Artistic Ventures and Local Culture

08:30-12:00 Hjalteyri – visit to Lene Zachariassen and Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri

12:30-14:00 Lunch at Dísa´s

14:00-14:45 Textile exhibition at Margrét´s ceramic studio, artist Íris Ólöf

15:00-16:30 Akureyri, Art Museum

From  16:30 Free time in Akureyri, with a list of ideas to visit local artist studios, shops and restaurants, see Akureyri brochure attached.

17:30/20:30 Bus from Akureyri Bus-stop to Hotel Natur. Bus leaves first at 17:30 and also at 20:30 for those who like to have dinner at Akureyri and take the bus back later

June 8th – Saturday 

From North to South

08.30-10:00 Nordic Textile Art general meeting at Hotel Natur. Participation open and optional.

10:00-11:30 Textile Talks, Icelandic artists and designers will give an introduction to their art and projects

11:30-12:30 Lunch at Hotel Natur

12:30-15:30 Bus from Hotel Natur in Eyjafjörður to Reykjavik with a stop in Blönduós

15:30-16:30 Knitting Festival marketplace – all about yarn and textile, and coffee

16:30-19:30 Bus from Blönduós to Reykjavík Bus TerminaL

The Nordic Textile meeting in Iceland 2024 is organized by the Nordic Textile Art Association and the Icelandic Textile Association in collaboration with The Icelandic Textile center, and supported by Nordic Cultur Fond

Info: Nordic Textile Art and The Icelandic Textile Association

En route navigation through the scenic north

Akureyri map


Akureyri Guide

Around Iceland

Museum around Iceland

What’s on in Reykjavík

Hotel Natur walking routes.

Short program