Touring exhibitions

Fanny Churberg, Moonlight, study, 1878

Creating the Self

6 December 2019–April 2020
Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn

Creating the Self: Emancipating Women in Estonian and Finnish Art is an extensive research and exhibition project that presents works by Estonian and Finnish women artists, dating from a period between 1850 and 1950. The project is a collaboration between the Kumu Art Museum in Estonia and the Ateneum Art Museum.

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Aimo Kanerva: Winter Landscape, Otalampi, 1951–1952. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen

Silent Beauty

15 February–31 May 2020
Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde, Stockholm

Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde, an art museum located in Stockholm, presents a version of the exhibition staged at the Ateneum Art Museum from 14 June to 6 October 2019, with a focus on Swedish art.

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Helene Schjerfbeck: Circus Girl (1916).

Modern Women

Helene Schjerfbeck, Elga Sesemann, Sigrid Schauman & Ellen Thesleff

25 June–18 October 2020
Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen

The exhibition presents four early-20th-century Finnish artists from the Ateneum collection: Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946), Sigrid Schauman (1877–1979), Ellen Thesleff (1869–1954) and Elga Sesemann (1922–2007).

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