Events listed

NON-STOP WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGES ON SATURDAYS
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GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
on Saturdays and/or Sundays depending on exhibitions, read more

TUE–FRI, 25 APR–5 MAY, 13:00
“My Choice” guided tours
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THURSDAY 27 APR, 17:00–17:45
Stories of Finnish Art lecture series
Ateneum Hall. The 2017 lectures about the Ateneum collection will focus on one artist at a time. The lectures will be given by experts from the Finnish National Gallery. In Finnish.
27 Apr Chief curator Sointu Fritze: Tove Jansson
Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office.

WED 10 MAY, 20:00
Ateneum club
An acoustic club night will offer delicate, minimalist, yet atmospheric musical moments. The club nights, to be held at the Ateneum Bistro, will feature new artists, as well as established names in the music industry. The club host will be the musician Ufo Mustonen.
10 May Kauko Röyhkä (buy tickets)
Access is through the entrance on Ateneuminkuja. Showtime is at 19:00.
Tickets are €15 (including admission to the exhibitions) in advance from the online shop at holvi.com/shop/kansallisgalleria.
Tickets can also be purchased at the door, if they are available.

THU 11 MAY, 13:00
A curator’s tour of the Alvar Aalto exhibition
The Chief curator of the Vitra Design Museum, Jochen Eisenbrand, will guide you through the Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form exhibition staged in the various halls. In English. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office.

THU 11 MAY, 10:00–20:00
Art for us! student day
A special students’ day at the Ateneum. The programme will include tours of the exhibitions and an art workshop 16:00–19:00. Free admission with a student card.

SAT 13 MAY, 10:00–17:00
S-Etukortti loyalty card holders’ day
Free admission for the first 800 S-Etukortti loyalty card holders.

WED 17 MAY, 17:00–17:45
Lecture on Alvar Aalto: Ville Suhonen and Jari Sedergren
Ateneum Hall. The Projektio film society, Alvar Aalto and film censorship. Alvar Aalto was the passionate chairman of Projektio, Finland’s first film society, which was active between 1934 and 1936. The topic will be discussed in detail by the film director, author and screenwriter Ville Suhonen, and the Doctor of Social Science and docent in film and television studies, Jari Sedergren. In Finnish. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office.
Alvar Aalto featured at the Orion cinema
Between 14 May and 18 June, the Orion cinema will screen a series of films entitled Alvar Aalto & Projektio. Alvar Aalto was the passionate chairman of Projektio, Finland’s first film society, which was active between 1934 and 1936. For more information on the film screenings at Orion, see (in Finnish): kavi.fi/fi/elokuvasarja/alvar-aalto-ja-filmistudio-projektio

SATURDAY 20 MAY
Children’s Saturday
The programme will include art workshops and special guided tours of the exhibitions for the whole family. In cooperation with Helsingin Sanomat.

WED 24 MAY, 17:00–17:45
Lecture on Alvar Aalto: Museum Director Susanna Pettersson
Ateneum Hall. Alvar Aalto, Artek and visual arts. In Finnish. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office.

WED 21 JUN, 17:00, and WED 28 JUN, 16:00
Ancient homoeroticism in classics of Finnish art
The Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. The art historian Ville Hakanen will act as your guide. In Finnish. In cooperation with: The Finnish Institute in Athens. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office. Part of the Helsinki Pride programme and the Antiikin kesäkuu antiquity event in June.

TUE 27 JUN and THU 29 JUN, 18:00
Eino – a personal gender history
Ateneum Hall. Tickets €20/€10 from the online shop. Duration: 60 min. Part of the Helsinki Pride programme. In Finnish.
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WED 28 JUN, 18:00–20:00
Discussion: Gender set in stone
Does the diversity of gender show in Finnish art?
Ateneum Hall. Part of the Helsinki Pride programme. Admission is free. In Finnish.
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THU 29 JUN, 17:00
Queer guided tour of a collection exhibition
The Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. In Finnish. Part of the Helsinki Pride programme. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office.

THU 24 AUG, 13:00–17:00
Conference: Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form
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SAT 9 SEP, 12:00–15:00
Conference: Aino Marsio-Aalto as a designer
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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.

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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.

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