Art Galleries in Helsinki

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Art Galleries in Helsinki

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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Situated in the outstanding granite palace of former Suomi insurance company Forsblom has room for three separate exhibitions simultaneosly. The biggest in March was dedicated to the late Jukka Mäkelä and his large blue grey abstracts. Interesting and expensive pieces of art were also displayed in the office area like the ceramic statues by Kim Simonsson, one glazed shining platium, the other covered with feathers, nylon fibre and painted green. Jacob Hashimoto's hanging work "The drift of Time's Fundamental Geography" consists of small, handmade wooden frames filled with multicolored materials.
    Written 30 March 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Anybody under 18 years old with artistic aspirations can join in for free the different ongoing projects at Annantalo in the center of Helsinki. Two exhibitions are now open, one of jewellery made by children from surplus materials and the Museum of Graphic Arts. Spanning over 35 years it visualizes the techniques teached to the young artists as well as showing their collected works. The building, which is over hundred years old used to be a school.
    Written 5 March 2022
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  • Phayao13
    Stockholm, Sweden6,565 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perhaps you are heading towards the Arabia Outlet, but do not miss the visit to the top floor which displays glass and porcelain, a rich history of what was made in these large industrial premises.The visit is free of charge so no reason not to take the elevator up.
    Written 14 June 2024
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  • KalleHelsinki
    Helsinki219 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Galleria Sculptor, maintained by the association, is mainly focused on Finnish sculpture, but it also makes room for artists from the foreign countries and from the various different fields of art. On your way if you come from Silja Stockholm boats. The gallery provides also a permanent selection of works by finnish sculptors for sale.
    Written 4 July 2015
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  • BeachStone2C
    Helsinki, Finland2,631 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I'm not a big fan of art galleries but decided to stop by out of curiosity. Very interesting paintings and sculptures. Prices were in thousands so no ad-hoc purchases by me. Pretty small but cozy place, quite full of friendly people.
    Written 19 September 2017
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  • Experience593458
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I looked online for a Helsinki craft coop and Okra came up. Have just come from Okra and it’s a must visit. Crafts from multiple outstanding Finnish artists. Easy to find at Senate square, across the street from Christmas market. Ceramics crafts lady from Lapland working in shop today, she is very personable and also helped with tax forms as I live in a nonEU country.
    Written 12 December 2022
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  • Muriel C
    68 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This store sells amazing Finnish Design Art work. Most pieces are very expensive but just watching them is a great experience! Furthermore, do not miss the grat art gallery on the forst floor of the same building !
    Written 26 November 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A special service is offered at this gallery to help clients decide about the art they like. You can either buy the picture straight away or loan it for a monthly rate to see how it feels at home. This applies both to the temporary exhibitions and the vast stock in the back room. Peikko Heiskanen, a lady who has named herself Goblin is showing in March "Oddities and their manifestations".
    Written 30 March 2021
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  • Leka V
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you are looking for a rare book, if you want to buy a book for a fair price or if you just want to have a great time, this book shop is definitely worth visiting! Even if you don't find the book you are looking for you won't be disappointed:)
    Written 14 January 2019
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The latest exhibition hung on the narrow walls of the gallery at the former mental hospital was called Metamorphosis. Future lies now open for the historical building with long corridors in a peacefull park by the sea. The plans to turn it into a high end tourist attraction with a new hotel were totally trashed by public opinion which the politicians couldn't ignore. While waiting for a better solution life will go on as before - there is a cozy cafe, an excess food restaurant, several individual workplaces and yet another cafeteria and a small excellent bakery in the Venice building nearby.
    Written 31 January 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Using watercolours Kati Immonen paints leaves, twigs and flowers to cover the subject below making visible how easiy nature will take over anything man made. Her works done on museum glass have a special three dimensional depth. An animation shows just how many layers are needed for the finished painting.
    Written 2 April 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Artist Kirsti Tuokko paints her stunning portraits on the back side of plexiglass panels, it is a surprise even to her what they really look like on the shiny side when finished. The gallery has moved to more central Eerikinkatu into a red brick building with idyllic wooden houses in the courtyard.
    Written 24 February 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the galleries in the Old Church Park area is showing paintings from their permanent artists representing several techniques. Anna Tuori had an own exhibition recently from which some pictures remain, the large C-print by A.K.Dolven of two naked figures is from 2003 and sold now.
    Written 4 April 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland7,178 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    The vernissage of Teemu Korpela's Ghostly Inhabitations exhibition on January 4th shows a fast working artist as some of the pieces are already dated 2019. Besides painting the canvas elements of his works brightly he uses also beauty products to create, make up powder, soap and nail polish. This space next to the Radisson Seaside hotel operates as a cooperative producing also performances and discussions.
    Written 5 January 2019
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