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If you go to 'Into the Tussock'

- What: "Into the Tussock," a exhibit of works by seven contemporary artists from Iceland: Birgir Snaebj?rn Birgisson, Helgi Hjaltal?n Eyj?lfsson, Helgi ?orgils Fri?j?nsson, Gu?j?n Ketilsson, Ol?f Nordal, Finnbogi P?tursson and Katr?n Sigur?ard?ttir.

- What: "Into the Tussock," a exhibit of works by seven contemporary artists from Iceland: Birgir Snæbj'rn Birgisson, Helgi Hjaltalín Eyjólfsson, Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson, Guðjón Ketilsson, Ol'f Nordal, Finnbogi Pétursson and Katrín Sigurðardóttir.

- When and where: Tuesday through Aug. 15, North Dakota Museum of Art.

- Opening: Begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hjálmar Hannesson, Iceland's Ambassador to the U.S., will open the exhibit at 6 p.m., after which Birgisson, Nordal, Friðjónsson and Eyjólfsson will give informal gallery talks about their work.

- Concert after: The exhibit opening will be followed at 7 p.m. by the kick-off of the summer Concerts in the Garden series featuring the North River Ramblers. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. Admission will be $7 and free for children 12 and younger. Grilled hamburgers and bratwursts, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Band merchandise and one-of-a-kind posters created and donated by artist Kim Fink of UND will be sold.

- Co-curators: Laurel Reuter, executive director and chief curator for North Dakota Museum of Art, and NDMOA Director and Chief Curator Laurel Reuter and Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson.


- About North Dakota Museum of Art: Located at 261 Centennial Drive on the UND campus, it's open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more info, call (701) 777-4195.

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