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Ateneum. Kuva / Bild / Photo: Kansallisgalleria / Hannu Pakarinen

Ateneum Art Museum

Kaivokatu 2, FI-00100 Helsinki, Finland
Operator: +358 (0)294 500 200

Information: +358 (0)294 500 401, e-mail
Guided tours: +358 (0)294 500 500 (Mon-Fri 10-14)

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Marja Sakari, Museum Director
Kirsi Muurama, Museum Director’s Assistant

Collections, exhibitions and events

Karoliina Arola, Project Coordinator; public programmes
Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff
, Chief Curator; exhibitions
Sointu Fritze, Chief Curator; Production Manager
Timo Huusko, Chief Curator; collections
Katja Ikäläinen, Exhibition Producer
Satu Itkonen, Head of Public Programmes
Mari Jalkanen, Producer; public programmes
Mariia Niskavaara, Project Coordinator; public programmes
Anja Olavinen, Special Researcher; public programmes
Erica Othman, Educational Curator; workshop
Anne-Maria Pennonen, Curator
Hanne Selkokari, Curator
Anu Utriainen, Senior Researcher and Curator; collections
Lene Wahlsten, Coordinator; collections and publications

Communications and marketing

Johanna Eiramo, Communications Manager
Suvi Rusanen, Marketing Manager
Jaana Rosenlew, Marketing Planner
Anna Kari, Communications Officer
Suvi Wirman, Graphic Designer

Press photos:

Note! In case you need images of works of art in Ateneum’s collections for other publication or research use, please contact the Finnish National Gallery’s Photographic Service.

Arranging photo shoots at the Ateneum: read more


Minna Erwe, Senior Exhibitions Registrar
Anna Pirkkalainen, Exhibitions Registrar

For loans and depositions from the collections of Finnish National Gallery – Ateneum Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and Sinebrychoff Art Museum – please contact Coordination Manager Riitta Rajalin and Registrar Assistant Aura Kuula. Read more about outgoing loans.

Museum technicians

Anssi Ahlgrén, Museum Technical Services Manager
Tarja Ervasti, Team Supervisor
Mikko Hallikainen
, Technician
Timo Hiltunen, Technician
Martti Kervinen, Chief Technician
Reine Lukinmaa, Chief AV Technician
Mikko Martikainen, Technician
Johanna Naalisvaara, Technician, Lights
Timo Nurminen, Chief AV Technician
Jussi Pakkala, Chief Technician
Isa Päivinen, Chief Technician (on job alternation leave till 17 Nov)
Jürgen Sachau, Technician
Jyrki Vahteristo, Technician
Mikko Viinikainen, Technician

Customer service
Jussi Eeli, Customer Service Supervisor
Lasse Jusula, Customer Service Officer


Press releases

Works by the world-famous artist Ilya Repin to be shown at the Ateneum in spring 2021

  An exhibition featuring work by the international master painter Ilya Repin (1844–1930) will be on display on the third floor of the Ateneum Art Museum from 19 March to 29 August 2021. Repin is Russia’s most famous painter and also loved by the…

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