Events listed

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
on Saturdays and/or Sundays depending on exhibitions, read more

NON-STOP WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGES
Saturdays 11:00–14:00
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Fri 24 Nov
ATENEUM CLUB
Ateneum club nights are small-scale and intimate acoustic gigs at the Ateneum Bistro. The club nights let you see and hear the artists up close and personal, and really take in the atmosphere and the arrangements.
Tickets €15 (including admission to the exhibitions) from the online shop SOLD OUT.
Tickets can also be bought at the door before the show, subject to availability. When you arrive at the Ateneum, show your ticket at the ticket office or the museum shop, and you will receive a free pass to the exhibitions. Your free pass will be valid until the end of 2017. Access is through the entrance on Ateneuminkuja.
24 Nov: Matti Johannes Koivu. The singer-songwriter Matti Johannes Koivu is known as an artist who boldly injects emotion into his music. His Lähtölauluja album, released in spring 2017, once again demonstrates his original soulful expression. Showtime at 19:00.

Fri 24 Nov, 10:00–18:00
Sat–Sun 25–26 Nov, 10:00–17:00
CHRISTMAS AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL GALLERY
The Ateneum courtyard will be filled with Christmas spirit. On Saturday and Sunday, there will open art workshops in the museum courtyard and choirs will sing Christmas songs on the Ateneum staircase. Free admission! The event in Facebook
A non-stop workshop in the museum courtyard on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00:
White straw mobile – building

Sun 26 Nov, 15:00–17:00
DON ROSA’S VISIT
Ateneum Hall. Don Rosa, the American Donald Duck illustrator, will visit the Ateneum! Don Rosa is the artist behind the work Donald Duck’s Uncle by Audubon Gander-Kallela, on display at the National Gallery of Duckburg exhibition. During the visit, Rosa signs autographs. Free admission.

Thu 30 Nov, 17:00
LECTURE ON THE VON WRIGHT BROTHERS
Ateneum Hall. In Finnish. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.
30 Nov: Expert’s lecture, Erkki Anttonen: The von Wright brothers as makers of lithographs

Wed 6 Dec from 10:00 to 17:00
INDEPENDENCE DAY – FREE ADMISSION
There is a free admission to all museums of the Finnish National Gallery for the whole day. On 6 December 2017, Finland celebrates 100 years of independence. Read more

Thu 7 Dec at 17:00
FILM ESSAY ON THE VON WRIGHT BROTHERS
Ateneum Hall. Georg Grotenfelt’s Speglingar (2016) is a film essay on the von Wright painter brothers. Interviews with the main characters, images of nature, and manor house landscapes hold a mirror to the lives of the brothers. In Swedish, with Finnish subtitles. Duration: 60 min.

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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Contact information

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

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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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