Come and experience all the fun you can have on an autumn holiday in Helsinki. Here you will find fun family attractions, delightful animal friends, fine culture and a wide range of events throughout the season. Night of the Cats at Helsinki Zoo Helsinki Zoo will be open late, from 4pm to 12midnight, during the [...]
The first ever Helsinki Night Market takes place in Teurastamo (Abattoir). There will be a huge number of art performances, live music and market atmosphere during two evenings. Yard will be filled with tents serving delicious food, arts & crafts and design. You might even pump into jugglers, fire artists and flower deelers under the [...]
The renovation of the Presidential Palace in Helsinki provides a unique opportunity to view its treasures on display at the Finnish National Gallery, Ateneum Art Museum. The core of the exhibition consists of the imperial art collection and works from Ateneum’s collection that have been on display at the Presidential Palace.
The first exhibition of Birger Kaipiainen’s unique works in over 20 years, Aesthete Extraordinaire / Birger Kaipiainen’s ceramic fantasies, has opened at EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Exhibition curator docent Harri Kalha believes that Kaipiainen’s Paratiisi (Paradise) collection and The Night of the Skylarks wallpaper were paramount to the international triumph of Finnish modern design.
The theme of this group exhibition is trees which are the key elements in landscape art. Four Finnish photo artists Kristoffer Albrecht, Taneli Eskola, Pentti Sammallahti and Ritva Kovalainen have chosen their favourites from their own works as well as from the collections of the Finnish National Gallery starting from the beginning of the 16th century to the [...]
Helsinki Day 12 June is full of events all around the city! Here are some tips for the day. Choose the ones you like and find more events at: helsinkiviikko.fi Helsinki Day at Helsinki City Hall From 9am to 8pm, City Hall and Virka Gallery, Pohjoisesplanadi 11–13 and Sofiankatu 1. Helsinki’s birthday will be celebrated [...]
Marja Kanervo is a pioneer of Finnish installation art renowned for her site-specific pieces that last only for the duration of the exhibition. The Kiasma exhibition approaches Kanervo’s career from the 1980s to the present day and it is the artist’s most extensive solo showing in twenty years. The previous exhibition of this kind was [...]
The exhibition Treasures of the Palace that opened on the 12th of April at the Ateneum Art Museum is presenting the art collection and certain artefacts from the Presidential Palace, which is currently undergoing renovation. Besides paintings and sculptures, the exhibition includes also furniture, chandeliers, tableware and a replica of the presidential office. The art [...]
Dreams and visions become reality as the newly graduates from Aalto University present their thesis projects at the Masters of Aalto 2013 year show. The exhibition is held in Sörnäinen, Helsinki May 8th-26th. Masters of Aalto offers the visitor a lively presentation of studies at Aalto University and introduces the societal role the university has. [...]
ART DECO and the Arts – France-Finlande 1905-1935 exhibition at the Amos Anderson Art Museum uncovers influences of the style in Finland
An exhibition showcasing a unique selection of masterpieces of French and Finnish art and design opened at the Amos Anderson Art Museum in the beginning of March. Occupying four floors of the museum, the exhibition presents the less known side of the cultural heritage of Finnish visual arts by placing the Finnish works next to their French paragon. Exhibition [...]