Upcoming exhibitions

Albert Edelfelt and the Romanovs


Albert Edelfelt (1854–1905): Lapset. Suuriruhtinaat Boris ja Kirill Vladimirovitš lapsina. 1881. Rybinskin valtiollinen historiallinen arkkitehtuuri- ja taidemuseo


Life Under Threat


The Exhibition Life Under Threat contemplates natural phenomena and the relationship of humans to animals and nature through the times. On show are works of art from the 16th century to contemporary times – paintings, sculptures, drawings, and contemporary art using various methods.

Contemporary artists featured in the exhibition include Sanna Kannisto, Jarkko Räsänen, Elena Näsänen, Tuula Närhinen, and Viivi Häkkinen. The exhibition also features items from the field of natural sciences.

In addition to offering an inspiring art experience, the exhibition also contributes to the discussion about the state of nature and the ways in which people can make a difference. The exhibition also introduces scientific perspectives. Art and emotions can stimulate new ways of thinking and acting!

Unknown artist: Kingfisher, 1800-1850, woodcut. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen.