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NON-STOP WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGES ON SATURDAYS
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GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
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THURSDAYS 30 MAR, 6 APR, 20 APR AND 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.
23 Mar Chief curator Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff: Helene Schjerfbeck
30 Mar Chief curator Teijamari Jyrkkiö: Greta Hällfors-Sipilä and Sulho Sipilä
6 Apr Curator Susanna Sääskilahti: Tyko Sallinen
20 Apr Special researcher Erkki Anttonen: Lennart Segerstråle
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.

SATURDAYS 1 APR AND 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.

FRI 7 APR, 19:00 & 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.
7 Apr Sami Kukka (buy tickets). The event in Facebook.
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.

SAT 8 APR, 13:00–16:15
Tuulikki Pietilä film afternoon
Ateneum Hall. The film director Kanerva Cederström has, together with the journalist and director Riikka Tanner, directed three films about Tuulikki Pietilä and Tove Jansson. The films are based on cine film home movies shot by Pietilä on the artist couple’s travels. Total duration: 3 h 15 min, including one break. In Finnish, English subtitles.
at 13:00 Haru – yksinäisten saari (‘Haru – The Island of the Lonely’), directed by Kanerva Cederström and Riikka Tanner (1998), 45 min
at 14:00 Matkalla Toven kanssa (‘Travelling with Tove’), directed by Kanerva Cederström (1994), 55 min
at 15:15 Tove ja Tooti Euroopassa (‘Tove and Tooti in Europe’), directed by Kanerva Cederström and Riikka Tanner (2004), 57 min
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 20.4. 18:00–19:00
Ateneum Live discussion club
in the Ateneum Bistro, free entrance
Live encounters once a month: words, tones and ideas; crying and laughter; and bold debates. Featuring topical guests who represent various fields in culture, art and society. The discussions will be led by the journalist and producer Baba Lybeck, known as the host of Uutisvuoto, the Finnish version of the British television quiz show Have I Got News For You. In Finnish.

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.

WEDNESDAYS 17 AND 24 MAY, 17:00–17:45
Lectures on Alvar Aalto
Ateneum Hall. Experts discuss the themes of the Alvar Aalto exhibition.
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.

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.

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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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Kaivokatu 2, 00100 Helsinki +358 (0)294 500 401 ainfo@ateneum.fi

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