Conference: Aino Marsio-Aalto as a designer

12:00–15:00
Ateneum Hall

The conference will offer perspectives on the work of Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio-Aalto. The speakers are the director of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Tommi Lindh; acting professor of art history at the University of Helsinki, Renja Suominen-Kokkonen; and chief curator at the Alvar Aalto Museum, Katariina Pakoma.
In Finnish.

Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card. Free admission for Friends of Ateneum: get your admission sticker at the ticket office.

PROGRAMME

12:00 Director of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Tommi Lindh: Aino and Alvar Aalto’s joint architect’s office, active from 1924 to 1949.

12:45 Acting professor of art history at the University of Helsinki, Renja Suominen-Kokkonen: Aino Marsio-Aalto: architecture, furniture, applied art.

13:30 Break

13:45 Chief curator Katariina Pakoma, Alvar Aalto Museum: A children’s house by Aino Aalto as a pioneering design for modern kindergartens.

14:30–15:00 Panel discussion

In cooperation with: Alvar Aalto Foundation