Ateneum 130 years

Saturday 20 October from 10:00 to 17:00

The Ateneum Art Museum was open for the first time on 13 October 1888. Come and celebrate the Ateneum’s anniversary with us! Come and see the exhibitions:
Urban Encounters – Finnish Art from the 20th Century
Not Vital
Stories of Finnish Art

On Ateneum’s birthday, the admission fee includes a coffee or a tea and a chocolate from Ateneum Bistro. Show the admission sticker at Ateneum Bistro’s counter.

Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.  Free entrance for under 18 year-olds.



In the workshop space, second floor
11:00–14:00 Non-stop workshop: City lights – scraperboard
Read more about the workshops

At the Ateneum Hall, 1,5 floor
At 11:00, 12:00, 13:00 and 14:00
A plunge into the history of the Ateneum. Join this introduction to learn everything that you have ever wanted to know about the Ateneum! In Finnish.

In the exhibition Stories of Finnish Art, second floor
At 12:00 A guided tour in English. The tour starts in the courtyard.
At 13:00 A guided tour in Finnish. The tour starts in the courtyard.


Photo: Ateneum in the year 1890. Photo: Daniel Nyblin