Press releases

Fernand Léger: Untitled, 1937. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen
Alvar Aalto’s organic design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists

Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the most internationally famous Finnish architect and designer. Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form will open up new perspectives into Aalto's life and work. The comprehensive exhibition will illustrate how Aalto's thinking and design idiom developed in interaction…

Eero Järnefelt: Under the Yoke (Burning the Brushwood), 1893. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Yehia Eweis. Petri Ala-Maunus: Fells after the fall, 2017. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen
Contemporary artist Petri Ala-Maunus’ work to replace Under the Yoke at the Ateneum

Fells after the Fall (2017), a painting by the artist Petri Ala-Maunus (born 1970), will be featured as part of the Ateneum Art Museum's Stories of Finnish Art collection exhibition, from 25 April to 17 December 2017. The painting will be on display in…

The Ateneum to produce 13 short films featuring classic works in the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition

The Ateneum Art Museum announces the first short films featuring some of the key works in the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. The first films in the series present familiar classics. Two of these, namely Helene Schjerfbeck's The Convalescent (1888) and Eero Järnefelt's Under…

Lennart Segerstråle. Photo: Ateneum Art Museum / Anna Kari
Lennart Segerstråle’s political works on display at the Ateneum for one month

In November 2016, the heirs of the painter and graphic artist Lennart Segerstråle (1892–1975) donated 18 paintings and 24 prints by Segerstråle to the Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery. Now, a couple of months after the donation, six…

Tuulikki Pietilä: The Etcher, 1945. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Ainur Nasretdin
Tuulikki Pietilä donated her entire body of work to the Ateneum – an exhibition of the graphic artist to open 28 February

Tuulikki Pietilä (1917–2009) is one of the key Finnish graphic artists of the post-war period. Opening on Kalevala Day, the exhibition will fill three halls at the Ateneum, presenting an overview of the artist's work, in honour of the centenary of her birth. The…

Pentti Kaskipuro: Apple tree, 1963. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, coll. Tuomo Seppo. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Jenni Nurminen
The Tuomo Seppo Collection is an exceptional selection of works – the exhibition opens on 28 February

The Kajaani-based French and English teacher Tuomo Seppo (born 1937) has dedicated his entire life to collecting Finnish art. Seppo has decided to donate his collection of almost 2,000 works to the Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery. The…

The Finnish National Gallery to release images of The Convalescent and Under the Yoke into the public domain

Two of the most famous Finnish paintings, Helene Schjerfbeck's The Convalescent (1888) and Eero Järnefelt's Under the Yoke (Burning the Brushwood) (1893), will be taken out of the Ateneum to go on tour to other Finnish art museums, starting on 14 February. The tour…

Ateneum exhibition to highlight Alvar Aalto’s influence on international modernism

Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the most internationally famous Finnish architect and designer. The exhibition , to be on display at the Ateneum Art Museum from 11 May to 24 September 2017, will open up new perspectives into Aalto's life and work. The comprehensive exhibition…

The Modern Woman is the first-ever comprehensive Ateneum exhibition in New York

Produced by the Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery, the exhibition The Modern Woman will be on display at Scandinavia House in New York, from 29 April to 3 October 2017. The exhibition will present four early 20th-century Finnish artists…

Tuulikki Pietilä donated her entire body of work to the Ateneum – an exhibition of the graphic artist to open in February

Tuulikki Pietilä (1917–2009) is one of the key Finnish graphic artists of the post-war period. Opening on Kalevala Day, the exhibition (28 Feb–9 Apr 2017) will fill three halls at the Ateneum, presenting an overview of the artist's work, in honour of the centenary of…

Opening hours

Tue, Fri 10am–6pm
Wed, Thurs 10am–8pm
Sat, Sun 10am–5pm
Mondays closed

Ticket sale ends 30 minutes before museum closing time.

EXCEPTIONAL OPENING HOURS

Admission fees

15 € Normal admission
13 € Discount admission
0 € Under 18 year-olds
14 € S Privilege Card holders

Ticket sale ends 30 minutes before museum closing time.

Discounts and payment methods
Contact information

Kaivokatu 2, 00100 Helsinki +358 (0)294 500 401 ainfo@ateneum.fi

Accessibility

Please take a look at our accessibility services here.

Details on accessibility
Guided tours

(Mon-Fri 9-15) +358 (0)294 500 500

Museum Shop

Welcome to Finnish National Gallery webshop! You can buy products from Ateneum Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma or Sinebrychoff Art Museum collections.
Ateneum museum shop's tel.: +358 (0)294 500 434.

Visit the online Museum Shop
ATENEUM BISTRO

Ateneum Bistro offers classic Finnish bistro cuisine with a modern twist. Lunch from Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 to 14:00. Café-type food is also served.

Read more about Ateneum Bistro