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The exhibition Silent Beauty

Silent Beauty

Nordic and East Asian art share the idea of everyday beauty and a connection with nature. The exhibition juxtaposes visual art, ceramics, textile art and architecture by Finnish, Swedish, Japanese, Korean and Chinese artists.

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Anitra Lucander: Kuninkaitten kumarrus, 1955. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo, Ateneumin ystävien kokoelma. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria

One Hundred Years of Friendship

Over a period of a century, from 1919 to 2019, the Friends of the Ateneum have donated more than 130 works to the Ateneum Art Museum. The donated works include 24 paintings and 2 sculptures, as well as 5 sketchbooks and 100 sketches by Helene Schjerfbeck. Through the exhibition of works selected from the Friends of the Ateneum collection, art acquisition methods and sources are discussed from various perspectives, and the background and provenance of the works are described.

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Stories of Finnish Art

Stories of Finnish Art

The Ateneum Art Museum has the country’s oldest and largest art collection. The collections exhibition presents well-loved classics alongside seldom-exhibited works of art. It draws new parallels and highlights works that have not been on show for a long time.

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