10 March–10 July 2022
Petit Palais, Paris
22 October 2022–12 March 2023
Gothenburg Museum of Art
The retrospective of works by Albert Edelfelt (1854–1905) examines Edelfelt’s entire career and, in particular, his role as an international influencer.
The modern woman
Turku Art Museum
The exhibition showcases the work of four early 20th century Finnish artists from the collections of Ateneum: Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946), Sigrid Schauman (1877–1979), Ellen Thesleff (1869–1954) and Elga Sesemann (1922–2007).
Wonderland – Landscapes from the collections of Ateneum
Maritime centre Vellamo, Kotka
Untamed nature and man-made cultural landscapes depicted by renowned Finnish artists. This exhibition assembled from the collections of the Ateneum Art Museum presents works by artists such as Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Fanny Churberg, Hugo Simberg, Pekka Halonen, Venny Soldan-Brofeldt and Magnus von Wright.
2 Oct 2021–30 Jan 2022
Tampere Art Museum
A concise version of the Ateneum’s major exhibition of works by the painter Magnus Enckell (1870–1925) offers a comprehensive overview of the work of one of the most significant names of the golden age of Finnish art, and presents him as a multifaceted cultural influencer.
Among Forests and Lakes
National Nordic Museum, Seattle
The exhibition explores the way in which Finnish artists depict the landscapes of their native country and express the emotions they evoke.
15 February–16 August 2020
Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde, Stockholm
Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde, an art museum located in Stockholm, presents a version of the exhibition staged at the Ateneum Art Museum from 14 June to 6 October 2019, with a focus on Swedish art.
Creating the Self
6 December 2019–26 April 2020
Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
Creating the Self: Emancipating Women in Estonian and Finnish Art is an extensive research and exhibition project that presents works by Estonian and Finnish women artists, dating from a period between 1850 and 1950. The project is a collaboration between the Kumu Art Museum in Estonia and the Ateneum Art Museum.
Royal Academy of Arts, London
The Helene Schjerfbeck survey at the Royal Academy of Arts in London is the first ever extensive overview of her art in the UK. The survey is organised by the Royal Academy of Arts in London in collaboration with the Ateneum Art Museum, part of the Finnish National Gallery.
Modern Woman – Finnish Women Artists from the Collections of Ateneum
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The Modern Woman will present seven Finnish artists: Maria Wiik (1853–1928), Sigrid af Forselles (1860–1935), Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946), Ellen Thesleff (1869–1954), Sigrid Schauman (1877–1979), Hilda Flodin (1877–1958) and Elga Sesemann (1922–2007). The exhibition of more than 80 works from the Ateneum collection will include paintings, sculptures, prints and sketchbooks.
The von Wright Brothers
Kuopio Art Museum
Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa
Tampere Art Museum
The von Wright Brothers presented the artist brothers Magnus, Wilhelm and Ferdinand von Wright as versatile painters of portraits, landscapes, and nature subjects, especially birds, and as creators of scientific illustrations.
Tove Jansson – Lusten att skapa och leva
22 Oct 2016–22 Jan 2017 Millesgården, Stockholm
11 Feb – 21 May 2017 Gothenburg Museum of Art
25 Oct 2017 – 31 Jan 2018 Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
An international touring exhibition, based on the Tove Jansson centenary exhibition shown at the Ateneum in 2014, presents the artist’s extensive and varied oeuvre.