The National Gallery is Duckburg’s leading art museum and the cradle and home of Duckburgian art. It houses collections of duckkind’s most cherished artistic accomplishments from the 19th century to the present day. The exhibition visiting Ateneum samples characteristic pieces from the Golden Age of Duckburgian art, when works like these helped build the city’s avian identity. They present a touching picture of the ducks’ relationship with one another and the surrounding nature.
Art experts through the ages have been fascinated by the connection between Duckburgian and Finnish art. Several parallels exist; Ferdinand von Wright’s The Fighting Capercaillies bears a striking resemblance to Ferdy von Wren’s The Fighting Waterfowl. Audubon Gander-Kallela and Akseli Gallen-Kallela explored similar themes often in a similar manner.
THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF DUCKBURG WEEKEND Sat–Sun 20–21 Jan
During the special event weekend of the exhibition, visitors can learn more about the exhibition with Aki Hyyppä, the editor-in-chief of the Aku Ankka (Donald Duck) magazine, meet the Finnish Donald Duck cartoonist Kari Korhonen, and participate in duck-themed workshops. The programme at the Ateneum Hall in Finnish. Read more
Guided tours of the National Gallery of Duckburg exhibition
The tour explores the artworks from the Golden Age of Duckburgian art and their relative artworks in the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition.
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