At the beginning of November two interesting exhibitions opened at Kiasma museum of contemporary art, both of them dealing with technology and its development. Towards 2048 presents material from visionary and pioneer of electronic music Erkki Kurenniemi’s (b. 1941) large archive, meanwhile Time Machines highlights contemporary artist and renowned documentary filmmaker Mika Taanila’s (b. 1965) key works from the past [...]
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Graphic design is part of our everyday life in form of books, magazines, adds etc. but still it might be hard to approach the theme. Don’t Shoot the Messenger – The Expanding Field of Graphic Design exhibition opened at Design Museum 11th of October deals with contemporary phenomena in the field of graphic design, but doesn’t [...]
International Natures of Art Nouveau exhibition has been opened in the main building of Helsinki City Museum, highlighting the role of nature in art and architecture across Europe at the turn of the 20th century. Helsinki is a significant European Art Nouveau – or Jugend, as it is called in Finland – city, with an [...]
Kiasma museum of contemporary art was opened to public 15 years ago. To celebrate the anniversary, a new collection exhibition Kiasma Hits brings together old classics and a bunch of the latest acquisitions from the Kiasma collections. The past and the present of both Finnish and international comtemporary art merge though the art works. The exhibition doesn’t bound [...]
The new exhibition “On the Shores of the Lake” tells the stories of the Tuusula artist community, the lives of the artists and their fascinating homes through their art and artefacts. In addition, Ateneum’s 125th birthday will be celebrated on 13 October with a full programme of special events and free admission all day!
The unique, urban industrial milieu of Restaurant Kellohalli, located in the core of a former abattoir between the districts of Kalasatama and Sörnäinen, offers a perfect venue for presenting Finnish fashion this fall. On October 5th, two Finnish fashion brands, vainio.seitsonen and Dusty, celebrate their 10th anniversary in Kellohalli, during which the guests will be treated to a preview of [...]
Colours, big feelings, virtuosity and magic; the world of circus full of wonders and strong emotions are the theme of the Circus Stories exhibition in the first floor of the Tennis Palace Museum. The works at the exhibition are creations of 13 artists. Each artist offers a personal approach to the world of circus that [...]
Animals in the Sinebrychoff Art Museum is a family event, that presents a total of 67 Dutch 17th-century prints featuring different animal motifs. The Dutch became prosperous by seafaring and agriculture and the rich bourgeoisie and peasants were eager to buy art. The themes were taken from the everyday life such as portraits, animal subjects [...]
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.