Classics with a twist
Rediscover your favourite works of art and fall in love with new ones. Our doors are open to you in the heart of Helsinki. Welcome!Read more
The history of the Ateneum Art Museum and its collections
The Finnish Art Society’s collections were first exhibited in Ateneum on 13 October 1888.Read more
The Ateneum building celebrated its inauguration on 18 November 1887. The new art forum was a momentous achievement for the Finnish cultural establishment, albeit that its inception was the subject of heated controversy and debate.
The building was dubbed among its contemporaries as a “Palace of a million marks”.Read more