Colour & light – neoImpressionism in Finland and in the world

Colour and Light introduces Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist art from the period 1860–1916.

  • 20.10.2023–25.2.2024
3rd floor
Tickets: with a museum ticket
An orchard bathng in sun.
Alfred William Finch: Orchard at La Louvière. National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

Finnish and international masters side by side

The exhibition introduces Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist art from the period 1860–1916. It draws parallels between the great masters of international art and Finnish art.

Among the international artists included in the exhibition are Claude Monet, August Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro, Alfred William Finch, Paul Signac and Theo van Rysselberghe. Finnish artists included in the exhibition are Alvar Cawén, Antti Favén, Magnus Enckell, Pekka Halonen, Ellen Thesleff, Verner Thóme, Yrjö Ollila, Tyko Sallinen and Wilho Sjöström, among others.

The exhibition is curated by Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff, Chief Curator, Ateneum, and Marja Sakari, Museum Director, Ateneum.

Artworks at the exhibition