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A special students' day at the Ateneum. Free entry with a student card from 10 a.m. till 8 p.m.
11am-1pm On the Shores of the Lake tea tasting (Ateneum Museum Shop)
Green organic tea is spiced with coriander seeds and apples that were once grown in the gardens of Tuusulanjärvi artist homes. Kirsi Pullinen from Demmers Teehaus also gives tips for making tea.
Introductions to the On the Shores of the Lake exhibition:
12noon Finnish introductory lecture in the Ateneum Hall
2pm English introductory lecture in the Ateneum Hall
6pm Finnish introductory lecture in the Ateneum Hall
Ateneum through the years - guided tours:
What did Ateneum's collection display look like a hundred years ago? Where in the building did famous Finnish artists attend art school? The guided tour takes participants to a journey to the colourful history of the Ateneum building.
1pm and 3pm Ateneum through the years guided tours start from the museum courtyard (max. 30 people / group)
4pm-7pm Jewellery workshop (Lindström Hall, 2nd floor.)
Pearl jewellery is prepared in the nonstop workshop.
4pm 125 years of contemporary art -discussion (the museum's courtyard)
*Ateneum Chief Curator Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff, Expert of the Golden Age Art, the other curator of the On the Shores of the Lake exhibition
*executive director Paula Toppila, IHME Contemporary Art Festival
*Chief Curator of the Finnish Museum of Photography and Reseacher Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger
*Artist Markus Kåhre/Checkpoint Helsinki
5pm-7pm Different game night (ground floor, Hall 5)
Come and try out multi-sensory art images alone or together with others. What does a picture tell you – what about your friend? What kind of sounds or movement could be related to the image? How can you get to know the classics of Ateneum with your eyes closed? In the workshop, we test the brand new Taidepakka art cards of Ateneum, and its easy and fun tips. Satu Itkonen is the picture croupier. You can join the game when there are seats available at the table.
6pm Art guru quiz at Restaurant Tablo
Do you know something about art? Sharpen your brain cells, bring your friends with you and participate in the hilarious and laid-back Art Guru quiz at 6pm-8pm. The winner team (1-5 people) wins great prizes and plenty of fame and glory.
During the day, there are student-friendly offers in Ateneum's Restaurant Tablo and Ateneum Shop. The five hundred first to arrive get a surprise to take home.
Art for Us! event day is organised in cooperation with HOK-Elanto, Helsingin Sanomat, Student Union of the University of Helsinki and Frank.