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Press release: Art for Us! event day on 24 Apr 10–20 at Ateneum
11.04.2013

 

Art for Us! event day for students at the Ateneum Art Museum is organisedagain in April. During the day, you can watch how the Helsinki Soundpainting Ensemble transforms paintings into music, make portraits on a face cut-out screen and listen to the curators of the Treasures of the Palace exhibition talk about the exhibition presenting the art collection of the Presidential Palace. Free admission to Ateneum with the student card throughout the day.

Art for Us! event day, now organisedfor the sixth time, is brought to you in cooperation with HOK-Elanto, Helsingin Sanomat, Student Union of the University of Helsinki and Lyyra.

Programme:

Introductions to the Treasures of the Palace exhibition:
12 Finnish introductory lecture in the Ateneum Hall
14 English introductory lecture in the Ateneum Hall
18 Finnish introductory lecture in the Ateneum Hall

15 Vallanko kuvia? lecture
The exhibition curators Sointu Fritze and Erkki Anttonen tell about the Treasures of the Palace exhibition (in Finnish).

16–17 Helsinki Soundpainting Ensemble transforms paintings into music
The musicians of the band improvise on the artworks of the Treasures of the Palace exhibition in the main gallery of Ateneum. The musicians, who use soundpainting sign language as their composition tool, are well-known for their spectacular improvisational skills, versatility and positive energy.

16–19 Badge workshop in the courtyard

16–19 Itse valtiaana face cut-out screen. Make your portrait on the parade wall and get a photo of yourself!

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.

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Further information:
Ateneum Art Museum, Marketing Planner Jaana Rosenlew, tel. 040 772 7457, jaana.rosenlew@ateneum.fi

Treasures of the Palace: 12 Apr‒1 Sept 2013
Ateneum Art Museum: Kaivokatu 2, 00100 Helsinki, www.ateneum.fi
Opening hours: Tue, Fri 10–18; Wed, Thu 10–20; Sat, Sun 11–17, Mon closed
Tickets: EUR 12/10, children under 18 years free admission.
Advance tickets: Lippupalvelu's ticket outlets and the online shop at www.lippupalvelu.fi