Finnish contemporary art or traditional international fine art for you?
Virka Gallery March 23rd – September 30th
How often have you found art from public restrooms, propably quite often. This time you will find a real art exhibition from a restroom, so please leave your own magicmarker at home.
This unusual contemporary art exhibition at City hall’s legendary restroom is part of Helsinki Photography Biennial and also part of WDC-program.
Artists are Petri Ala-Maunus, Sasha Huber, Päivi Koskinen, Heidi Lunabba, Juhana Moisander, Petri Saarikko ja Minna Suoniemi. Exhibitions curator is Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger.
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 9 am – 7 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am -4 pm. Free entrance.
Address: Virka Gallery, Helsinki City Hall, Sofiankatu 1/ Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13.
Art exhibition at Vuotalo March 31 th – April 28 th
Exhibition by artist Laura Kärki: Happy Hour
The main theme of the exhibition is happiness. Artist has thought about disadvantages in the pursuit of happiness, like use of stimulantes, twisted beauty ideals and the use of medications.
On exhibition the main work of art is the installation with sound called ”Just a celebration”. Visitors have also a good opportunity to see other Kärki’s art works from 2010 – 2012.
Laura Kärki is a young and talented artist who has had single exhibitions e.g. at Gallery Jangva in Helsinki and also at Mältinranta Gallery in Tampere. Kärki has also experience in working abroad at several international artists residencies. Kärki has graduated as a Master of Arts from Aalto University School of Art and Design in 2006.
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 9.00 am- 8.00 pm, Fri 9.00 am-6.00 pm, Sat 10.00 am-4.00 pm. Free entrance.
Address: Vuotalo, Mosaiikkitori 2. (Vuosaari)
Sinebrychoff Art museum 2nd February – April 29 th.
Rembrandt – Master of the copper plate
Elegant milieu of the Sinebrychoff Art museum offers excellent facilities for exhibition of graphics by Dutch master Rembrandt Van Rijn. Works belong to the graphics collection of Dmitry Rovinsky and are nowadays part of Russia’s State Hermitage Museum’s collection.
From the museum you will also find a selection of works from Sinebrychoff Art Museum’s permanent collection. Collection contains graphic etchings by the pupils and peers of Rembrandt.
Opening hours: Mon closed, Tue and Fri 10 am-6 pm. Wed-Thu 10 am-8 pm. Sat-Sun 11 am-5 pm.
Entrance fees: 10 / 8 €. Visitors under 18 years free entrance.
Address: Sinebrychoff Art museum, Bulevardi 40, Helsinki.