Hinsegin huldukonur

A website dedicated to women of LBTQ+ orientations in Icelandic sources from 1700–1960 by independent researchers in collaboration with The Women's History Archives. (2018)


A collaboration between The National Library, The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service and Art Fest in Reykjavík. Inhabitants of modern day Reykjavík lent their voice to people in Reykjavík in the year 1918. The texts were researched from historical sources and represented events and atmosphere in Reykjavík a hundred years ago. (2018)

Information sign for the Women's Building Hallveigarstaðir

In collaboration with the City of Reykjavík and Hallveigarstaðir. The private archives of Hallveigarstaðir are preserved at The Women's History Archives. (2017-2018)

A website dedicated to the history of The Women's Alliance Party. Kristín Jónsdóttir opened the web in 2017. The project was funded by Rannís. The Women's History Archives and the National Library provided access to the archives and the publications of The Women's Alliance Party and assisted with digital copies.  (2016-2017)


Artwork dedicated to Bríet Bjarnhéðinsdóttir on the corner of Þingholtsstræti and Amtmannsstígur.  The project was a collaboration between The Women's History Archives, Reykjavík Art Museum and the City of Reykjavík.  (2007)

Rally meeting at Þingvellir on the 19th of June 2005

Along with Icelandic Feminist Association, The Icelandic Women's Rights Association, The Federation of Icelandic Women's Societies, The Women's Church, RIKK, The Women's Shelter Stígamót and UNIFEM in Iceland. (2005)


A database of female talent opened. Organized by RIKK in collaboration with the committee for equality at the University of Iceland, The Women's History Archives and The Directorate of Equality. (2003)

Kvennasöguslóðir í Kvosinni

A women's history walking tour, in co-operation with the The Icelandic Women's Rights Association. (2002)


Kvennahreyfingar: innblástur- íhlutun - irringar.

A Nordic conference on women's political movements. At the University of Iceland in collaboration with NIKK and RIKK 10-12th of June 2004. 


Women's Suffrage for 90 Years.

In collaboration with RIKK. 29th of May 2005.

The Legacy of Bríet.

In collaboration with RIKK and the Icelandic Women's Rights Association.

The Women's Day Off 1975-The Women's Strike 2005? 

In collaboration with RIKK. 22nd of October 2005.


The centenary of the Icelandic Midwife Association -5th of May 2019 - 9th of February 2020

Dr. Selma Jónsdóttir - centenary - 22nd of August 2017 - 1st of March 2018

Hallveigarstaðir - 19th of June 2017 - 16th of August 2017

Centenary - Louisa Matthíasdóttir - 20th of February 2017 - 31st of May 2017

Bríet Bjarnhéðinsdóttir: 160 years - 27th of September 2016 - 30th of January 2017

We welcome the future. Centenary of women's right to vote, 2015 (a collaboration of several institutes)

The Feminist Association of Iceland - 2013

„The Will as a Weapon. Review 1970- 1980“ - Reykjavík Art Museum in collaboration with The Women's History Archives 4th of September 2010 - 7th of November 2010

 „Að vita meira og meira.“ – The History of General Education in Iceland - 22nd of May 2008 - 15th of October 2008

The centenary of the Icelandic Women's Rights Association - opened at Hallveigarstaðir 5th of December 2007

The Women's History Archives for 30 years - 1975-2005

Fragments from the struggle - january 2005

Women's political movements in Iceland - opened 11th of June 2004

Áfram stelpur! 40 years of the Women's Rights Movement - collaboration with Reykjavik City Archive and The Feminist Association of Iceland- opened the 11th of October 2003

And the Icelandic woman found her voice... - opened on the 22nd of April 2003

Fellingar - 2001 - 2003

Björg C. Þorláksdóttir - 15th of November 2001

Ásta Sigurðardóttir - 31st of May - 8th of September 2000

Bríet Bjarnhéðinsdóttir - 8. febrúar - 29. apríl 1999

„Daughters of Iceland in Visual Arts“ - , in collaboration with the Nordic House to celebrate the publishing of Ártöl og áfangar í sögu íslenskra kvenna, 4th of July - 23rd of August 1998

„Verð ég þá gleymd" - og búin saga. Fragments from the history of female authors and poets in Iceland - December 1997 - 31st of January 1998

*last updated 12th of February 2020