Art galleries

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Helsinki’s modern art museum is architecturally one of the most interesting buildings in Helsinki and can be found right in the center near the Helsinki Central Railway Station. More than three million people visited Kiasma in 2011, and it’s one of the must see places for anyone interested in art and culture. Kiasma opened in 1998. The building was designed by the renowned architect Steven Holl. The name of the museum is derived from the […]

Ateneum

Ateneum

Helsinki’s Ateneum is home to Finland’s largest collection of classical art. The museum is located opposite the Helsinki Central Railway Station in Rautatientori square. In the past, the building was home to the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts as well as Helsinki’s University of Art and Design. The building housing the museum is a work of art itself. Designed by Theodor Höijer in 1887, the building’s exterior is decorated with statues, reliefs and many symbolic […]