Tue, Fri 10–18 | Wed, Thu 10–20 | Sat, Sun 10-17
Information: +358 (0)294 500 401
Operator: +358 (0)294 500 200
Guided tours: +358 (0)294 500 500 (Mon-Fri 9-15)

Workshops for children and adults


Our non-stop workshops are open to everyone and do not require special skills. Recommended for ages 3 and over (parents must accompany children under 10).

Participation is included in the price of admission to the exhibition (free admission for under 18s). No reservations: non-stop workshops are open to all as long as there is room – no groups.


Saturday workshops 11 am to 2 pm

During The collection display

Feb 23. All kinds of skiers - figure-making in wax
March 2. City lights at night - oil pastels and ink
March 9. programme change: Spring in the air - make your own badge in Ateneum's courtyard
March 16. Sweetieworld - edible sculptures
March 23. A multicoloured bag - fabric printing
March 30. Bunny’s surprise - Easter-egg painting
April 6. Chirrup! Bird themes - pressprint-graphics

During Treasures of the Palace exhibition:

April 13. Make your own medal - relief graphics
April 20. Bridges and towers - building skills
May 4. A flood of medallions. Why not make one specially for your mother?
May 18. Be king or queen of the castle - produce your own funny portrait

Workshops also

Wed 24.4. 16–19 Art for us – student day: “Be your own boss” workshop

Wed 12.6. 16–19 Helsinki Day: make yourself a coat pin

Tue to Sat 6.–10.8. 11–14 Make your own medal – relief graphics

Thu 22.8. 16–19 The Night of the Arts: make yourself a coat pin