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 [...]
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A healthy dose of ideas, instructions and tips is once again on offer for anyone thinking about fixing up their home, summer cottage or garden. In addition to an abundant selection of products, the price of admission to the Spring Fair offers access to a host of open seminars and training events at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre on 11–14 April.
During the last couple of years Töölö has become a strong contender to Kruununhaka and Punavuori in the restaurant and café scene. Museokatu, which has quickly become a street that locals rely on for good restaurants and cafés, is full of interesting points to visit: among others Kaffecentralen, grocery store Anton&Anton, café Marocco, Petris Chocolate [...]
Photographic artist Martti Jämsä (b. 1959) has wandered the streets of Helsinki shooting the city at night and during the day. He does not have an actual method of taking pictures: “I don’t know and I don’t even really want to say what draws my attention. Something worn, lived in, there has to be there, [...]
The Design Museum’s new permanent collection exhibition will be opened in February. Fiber Futures – Japan’s Textile Pioneers is an astounding display of contemporary Japanese textile art. Fiber Futures is a cross-disciplinary exhibition with exciting perspectives on the artistic and technical skills of Japanese textile designers. Japanese textile art is often associated with sensitivity, spirituality [...]
Virka celebrates 4th anniversary in Helsinki City Hall on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 from 15 to 18 hrs. The birthday party is crammed with entertainments for all ages. Cakes and coffee await gourmets. Professor Heljä Liukko-Sundström, the all-time favourite of Finns will guide people in her jubilee exhibition and as a special treat, the vocal [...]
Autumn in Helsinki is full of experiences and events. Here you will find fun family attractions, delightful animal friends, culture, the sea and a wide range of events. The best way to get acquainted with what the city has to offer this autumn holiday season is to visit our website Holiday Fun for Families where we have collected a variety of attractions and events that may interest families.
König Helsinki, which has little by litte become known as a gallery setting for art as well as a Scandinavian restaurant, is offering for the last part of the year an exhibition of Vincent Bakkum’s collage like artwork. Dutch-born Vincent Bakkum moved to Finland in the 80’s so some Finnish influences might be seen in [...]
A design hotel can function also as a setting for exhibitions. This is proven by hotel Klaus K, conveniently located in the Design District Helsinki, that hosts a mini-exhibition for five days, on 23rd-27th of November 2011, in co-operation with the Aalto University School of Art and Design. The exhibition showcases 14 pieces of furniture [...]
Finnish audience is for the first time this fall given an outsider’s perspective to the works of Finland’s national artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela in a new exhibition at the Helsinki Art Museum Tennis Palace. Coming about as collaboration between three museums the exhibition “Akseli Gallen-Kallela – European master” introduces central works of the artist from the years 1884-1910. The [...]