Upcoming exhibition From Tove’s bookshelf is an exhibition which includes world literature, children’s books and beautiful illustrations from Tove Jansson’s book collection. The exhibition has been implemented in collaboration with the Children’s Literature Institute. The exhibition can be seen until March 2023.
Thomas Houseago on of the leading sculptors of his generation and his exhibition WE can be seen in Sara Hildén Art Museum from 18 September 2022 to 15 January 2023. The exhibition is his first ever in the Nordic region. In the Tampere exhibition, Thomas Houseago presents his own sculptures as well as a ceramic series by musician Nick Cave and sculptures by actor Brad Pitt.
WE celebrates the end of lockdown and pandemic isolation, as well as personal recovery, serving as the artist’s testament to the healing power of creativity and friendship.
The exhibition Monkeys! A primate story can be seen until October 2022. Tampere in Flames exhibition brings to life the story of fires and fire prevention. The exhibition introduces visitors to five famous fires in Tampere and reflects on the ways they have changed the city’s residents lives. The exhibition is open until 13 August 2023
The Pixeled Years exhibition comprehensively presents the pixel graphics of the Finnish Commodore 64 demo scene from the 80’s to this day. You can see the exhibition until 15 Janyary 2023. Imaginary Geography introduces maps made for Finnish games. Maps can take you on an armchair trip from the orienteering grounds next door or an entirely imaginary world. Exhibition is open until 18 September 2022.
Architect Wivi Lönns charming buildings are central to Tampere’s cityscape. In the Wivi Lönn mini exhibition you can learn about her and the buildings she designed. One of Wivi Lönns best-known creations is the Tampere Central Fire Station. The exhibition can be seen until 6 Janyary 2023.
The Power of Brush presents rarities from Finnish art foundations at the Tampere Art Museum. In the Tampere Art Museum autumn exhibition you can enjoy Finnish expressionism and free pictorial art from the Golden Age to contemporary art. The exhibition includes works by artists such as Helene Schjerfbeck, Ellen Thesleff, Fanny Churberg, Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Tyko Sallinen. The exhibition is open from 8 September 2022 to 8 January 2023.
The changing exhibition at the Police museum is called The coloured truth – Art crime in Finland. Forged artwork, criminal art trade, fraud, money laundering and embezzlement – there are many faces of art crime. The exhibition includes counterfeit works by “Gallen-Kallela”, “Schjerfbeck” and “Picasso”. All of the works are now part of the National Police Museum’s collections. You can see the exhibition until 16 December 2023.
Railway Navvies exhibition runs until 8 January 2023. The exhibition tells about the relentless hard work of the railway builders. It features historical photographs, tools, and stories from railway construction sites all over Finland. Did you know the entrance to the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas is free of charge?
A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Fashion howcases the private collection of Lee Price. Vivienne Westwood is one of the most interesting designers of our time and the beautiful milieu of Milavida is the perfect place for her fashion to be presented. The exhibition is open until 12 February 2023.
The Serlachius museums are located in the Art Town of Mänttä-Vilppula. Both galleries Gösta and Gustaf have several ongoing exhibitions. In Gösta Art Museum the Punoutua exhibition presents the porcelain sculptures by Rachel Kneebone until 9 October 2022. Between, Before and After presents Clare Woods paintings and Where Art Thou? is an photograph exhibition by Andy Freeberg.
In Gösta you can also see the exhibition of one of the most well known graffiti artist in Finland, EGS. This Could Go on Forever tells of three-letter journeys in remote areas of Estonia, created with different materials. The exhibition is open from 24 October 2022 to 5 March 2023.
In Gustaf Museum you can get to know the Trish Morrissey: Autofictions exhibition until 8 January 2023. The first major survey exhibition of Irish artist Trish Morrissey brings together more than twenty years of photography and film.