Events listed

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
on Saturdays and/or Sundays depending on exhibitions, read more

NON-STOP WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGES
Saturdays 11:00–14:00, read more

From Tue 20 to Sun 25 Feb, 10:00 to 20:00
THE LAST WEEK’S PROGRAMME: THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF DUCKBURG AND VON WRIGHT
The exhibitions The von Wright Brothers and Treasures from the National Gallery of Duckburg are open for the last week until Sunday 25 February. Ateneum is open from Tuesday to Sunday every day from 10:00 to 20:00. During the last week we arrange additional workshops and introductions to the exhibitions – read more about the programme.

Wed 21 Feb, 10:00-16:00
NON-STOP WORKSHOP
Draw it precise, paint it bright – drawing and watercolours

Wednesdays 21 Feb, 21 Mar and 18 Apr, 18:00–19:30
ATENEUM LIVE TALK SHOW
Ateneum Bistro. Live encounters once a month: words, tones and ideas; crying and laughter; and bold debates. Featuring topical guests who represent various fields in culture, art and society. The discussions will be led by the journalist and producer Baba Lybeck, known as the host of Uutisvuoto, the Finnish version of the British television quiz show Have I Got News For You. In Finnish. Admission is free. Read more
Theme on 21 February: The sixth extinction

Thursdays 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, and 3 May, 17:00–17:45
STORIES OF FINNISH ART LECTURE SERIES
Ateneum Hall. Ateneum experts will discuss the artists featured in the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. In Finnish. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.
1 Mar. Curator Anu Utriainen: Elga Sesemann (1922–2007)
15 Mar. Chief curator Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff: Aimo Kanerva (1909–1991)
22 Mar. Chief curator Sointu Fritze: Eva Cederström (1909–1995)
5 Apr. Production Coordinator Katja Ikäläinen: Eino Ruutsalo (1921–2001)
19 Apr. Special researcher Erkki Anttonen: Kauko Lehtinen (1925–2012)
3 May. Curator Anne-Maria Pennonen: Jaakko Sievänen (1932–2013)

Wednesdays 7 Mar and 4 April, 17:00–19:00
VISIONS AND DISCORD LECTURE SERIES
Ateneum Hall. Visions, discord and interdisciplinarity – 170 years of visual art education. A lecture series by the Ateneum Art Museum and the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki. In Finnish. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Read more

Thu 8 Mar, from 17:00 to 19:30
DRAWING AND WATERCOLOURS WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS
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Wed 28 Mar, 10:00–20:00
ART FOR US! FREE ADMISSION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Free admission with a student card and for under-25-year-olds. Check out Adel Abidin’s History Wipes exhibition and the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition!

Wed 28 Mar, from 19:00 to 21:00 (showtime at 20:00)
ATENEUM CLUB: M
In spring 2018, the Ateneum Club will present the most current Finnish music-makers and the most exciting names of the future. Tickets €15 (including admission to the exhibitions). Read more

Wed 11 Apr, from 19:00 to 21:00 (showtime at 20:00)
ATENEUM CLUB: Cledos
In spring 2018, the Ateneum Club will present the most current Finnish music-makers and the most exciting names of the future. Tickets €15 (including admission to the exhibitions). Read more

Sat 14 Apr, 10:00–17:00
SLOW ART DAY
An international event encouraging people to look at art slowly. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.

Wed 16 May, from 19:00 to 21:00 (showtime at 20:00)
ATENEUM CLUB: Onni Boi
In spring 2018, the Ateneum Club will present the most current Finnish music-makers and the most exciting names of the future. Tickets €15 (including admission to the exhibitions). Read more

Thu 17 May, 17:00
CURATOR’S LECTURE ON FANTASTICO!
Ateneum Hall. The chief curator, Teijamari Jyrkkiö, will discuss the exhibition. In Finnish. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.

Thu 17 May, from 17:00 to 19:30
ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS
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Fri 18 May, 10:00–18:00
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
The programme will include screenings of short films of works featured in the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. Further details about the programme will be announced later.

Wed 6 Jun, 10:00–20:00
FREE ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM
Admission to the exhibitions will be free throughout the day. The exhibitions to be shown are Fantastico! – Italian Art from the 1920s and 1930s and Stories of Finnish Art. Come and check us out!

Wed 6 Jun, from 19:00 to 21:00 (showtime at 20:00)
ATENEUM CLUB: Pesso
In spring 2018, the Ateneum Club will present the most current Finnish music-makers and the most exciting names of the future. Tickets €15 (including admission to the exhibitions). Read more

Wed 27 Jun and 28 Jun, 17:00
ANCIENT HOMOEROTICISM IN CLASSICS OF FINNISH ART
A guided tour of the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. The art historian Ville Hakanen will act as your guide. In Finnish. Part of the Helsinki Pride programme. In cooperation with: The Finnish Institute in Athens. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.

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.

EXCEPTIONAL OPENING HOURS

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 ainfo@ateneum.fi

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ATENEUM BISTRO

Ateneum Bistro offers classic Finnish bistro cuisine with a modern twist. Lunch from Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 to 14:00. Café-type food is also served.

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