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This exhibition features artworks that were either made or acquired for Ateneum’s collections 125 years ago, including iconic pieces that have since become classics.
Ateneum's collections are kept on public display on the museum's ground floor. The collection display presents classic art in a new light.
Tove Jansson's 100th anniversary exhibition at Ateneum in spring and summer 2014.
Wardi is known for paintings full of colour and light. The exhibition will comprise a thematic retrospective.
Tuusula Artist Community
This exhibition presents the life of the community and its fascinating artist homes, including a wide range of art and artefacts.
Art from the Presidential Palace
The renovation of the Presidential Palace provides a unique opportunity to view its treasures on display at Ateneum.
Eero Järnefelt was one of the most important figures in the golden age of Finnish art. The year 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the artist.
Symbolist Landscape 1880–1910
This exhibition will present a wide selection of poetic, mystical and sensual interpretations of nature painted between 1880 and 1910.
In the Spirit of Symbolism presents a special selection of art covering five exhibition rooms in connection with Ateneum’s collection display.
Year 2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the most important and recognised artists in the entire Nordic region, Helene Schjerfbeck.
FOKUS exhibition brings together a painting by Amélie Lundahl with a new video installation by Markus Tuormaa.
In connection with its collection display, Ateneum Art Museum will present a new FOKUS exhibition featuring works of art created in the Taos Art Colony in the USA by Akseli Gallen-Kallela and other artists.
In Search of the Good Life
Carl Larsson is one of Sweden's most beloved artists, whose paintings of idyllic domestic life are well known also in Finland.
The 'At Home' installation allows us to step inside the Larsson house in Sundborn. Larsson's small waterolours have grown to room size.
Elina Brotherus' photographs and psychologists Riikka Toivanen and Maiju Tokola's interviews allow the visitor to 'drop in' on contemporary families in Finland.
This FOKUS exhibition presents Mukka's intense self portraits and portraits, while opening new perspectives on the creative process of his art.
This FOKUS exhibition presents Ilona Harima's paintings and drawings from various collections, as well as letters, documents and photographs from the artist's archive.
Two centuries of lithography
Exhibition presents prominent artists from Finland and abroad for whom lithography has been an important method for creating art.
The installation by the photographer Elina Juopperi comments on the rare Inari Sámi language.
Lapland in Art from the 1800s to Today
The exhibition explores Finnish art by means of a single familiar and recognisable theme: the portrayal of Lapland.
Heikki Aho and Björn Soldan were two of the most influential constructors of the modern image of Finland.
From ARS to Ateneum presents works that were included in the first three ARS exhibitions and that have since been included in Ateneum's collections.
Stories by children and young people in Benin – from words into images.
Naturalist painting, photography and cinema, 1875–1918
The exhibition explores the many sides of Naturalism through various themes.
The print theme at Ateneum continues in the autumn with an exhibition of the art of Professor Viktor Kuusela.
Photographs and films
Eino Mäkinen is remembered as an artist who documented ethnology and served as the court photographer for Alvar Aalto.
Humorous social criticism, dreams and reality engage with creativity in Erkki Sakari Heinonen's art.
Art patrons Herman and Elisabeth Hallonblad's collection includes several beloved works of art.
Rolando and Siv Pieraccini's collection will be shown in an extensive exhibition on Ateneum's second floor.
From the Ateneum and Kiasma collections
20th-century graphic art from 15 countries, especially Japan and the USA
Veikko Vionoja's emotive landscapes, farmyards, interiors and window views.
The exhibition illustrates the life of women in 1910s Helsinki through the eyes of writer and critic L. Onerva.
Caj Bremer's retrospective exhibition presents his photographs since the 1950s. Bremer's pictures convey an insightful approach to the object being photographed.
Masterpieces from the National Picasso Museum, Paris
Unique exhibition showing all the different periods of Picasso's art from the collections of the Musée national Picasso in Paris.
To celebrate the Kalevala anniversary, Ateneum presents the most extensive show of Kalevala art in decades. The display features more than 200 works from almost sixty artists.
Ateneum's exhibition in honour of the 100th anniversary of Mika Waltari's birth sheds light on the author's passionate interest in the visual arts.
Ateneum continues its anniversary year with an exhibition presenting coloured woodcuts by Hokusai and Hiroshige, two of the best known landscape artists of Japan's Edo period.
Autumn 2008, Ateneum's series of photography exhibitions introduces the work of Japanese photographers after the second world war.
Ateneum Art Museum's series on photography begins with an exhibition of the early work of photographer Matti Saanio.
In 2008 it will be 120 years since Ateneum first opened its doors to the public. The anniversary exhibition presents one of the major artists of the Finnish Golden Age, Pekka Halonen.
Danish art from its Golden Age in the early 19th century up until the turn of the next century. The paintings feature landscapes and scenes from everyday life with family and friends.
Finnish symbolism in Ateneum's summer exhibition.
Akseli Gallen-Kallela's pair of works in Ateneum.
Ateneum's major exhibition presents old and new animal art, showing how artists have dealt with the theme over the centuries.
Modern art from Ateneum's collections.