Non-stop workshops for all ages / families

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).

Please read our guidelines if you are under the age of 18 and visiting the museum unaccompanied by an adult.

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. Admission until 13:30.

Non-stop workshops on Saturdays, 11:00–14:00

12 Aug  Candy architecture – building
19 Aug Swing – letterpress printing
26 Aug Form – paper collage
2 Sep Surface –  letterpress printing
9 Sep Rhythm – textile printing
16 Sep Harmony – collage
23 Sep Vantage point – building
30 Sep Children’s Saturday
In the workshop: Coloured music – liquid watercolour
In the courtyard: Black-and-white rhythm – scraperboard
7 Oct Shining colours – watercolour painting
14 Oct Pixel classics – paper collage
21 Oct A poor knight’s jewels – jewellery workshop
28 Oct Faithfully – drawing
4 Nov Shadow life – building
11 Nov In the workshop: A flower for dad! – paper workshop
In the courtyard: A bug for dad? – badge workshop
WED 15 Nov 16:00–19:00 Art for us! day
A bird or a fish? – monotype on canvas bag
18 Nov Nocturnal moths – liquid ink drawing
25 Nov Christmas at the Ateneum
In the workshop 10:00–14:00: My butterfly collection – watercolour, crafting
In the courtyard 10:00–16:00: White straw mobile – building
SUN 26 Nov 10:00–16:00 In the courtyard: White straw mobile – building
2 Dec In the workshop: Tracks in the snow – letterpress printing
In the courtyard: Pricked ears – needle felting
9 Dec At the toy doctor’s – building

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.


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


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