Stories of Finnish Art. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen
The Finnish National Gallery was established to strengthen the significance of art in society (Finnish National Gallery Act 889/2013, section 1). The task of the gallery is to take care of and to expand the national art collection, to organise exhibitions and other art museum activities, and to participate in the development of the museum field. While carrying out its tasks, the Finnish National Gallery shall strengthen the societal impact of the visual arts (Finnish National Gallery Act, section 2).
The Finnish National Gallery comprises the Ateneum Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, the Sinebrychoff Art Museum, the joint Collections Management Department, the Finance and Administration Department, and the Finnish State Art Commission.
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