MUSEUM OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE
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Exhibitions at the Museum

SUUR-MERIJOKI MANOR – THE JEWEL OF FINNISH ART NOUVEAU

6.3.2019 - 8.9.2019

Suur-Merijoki Manor in Viipuri Province was a Finnish Art Nouveau masterpiece, a ‘total work of art’ that became one the most famous Finnish homes of its era. The exhibition reawakens the former glory of the perished manor designed by the young architect trio Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren and Eliel Saarinen. Read more »


RADICAL THEATRE

6.3.2019 - 2.6.2019

Finnish architect P.E. Blomstedt designed a theatre for Hakaniemi Square exemplifying the most radical contemporary ideas about theatrical reform. His modern ‘People’s Theatre’ was never built, but the original drawings are preserved in the Museum of Finnish Architecture’s archives. Read more »


DECADES OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE 1900–1970

permanent exhibition

The exhibition takes its visitors on a journey into the Finnish architecture of the 20th century. Different features, technical solutions, materials and interior design are followed from decade to decade; from National Romanticism to Classicism and Functionalism, through the Modernism that created the country’s international reputation to the architecture of the 1970's. Read more »

What's on

  • Wood Works – New lecture series begins

    Thursday May 23, 6 pm, Museum of Finnish Architecture

    New international lecture series begins on May 23 with architect Bjarne Mastenbroek, SeARCH Architects, and D.Sc. (Econ.) Mika Kuisma, Aalto University, School of Business. Held in English. Read more »


  • TOURING EXHIBITIONS: Arctic Dreams: Architecture for Tourists in Lapland 1930–1950

    17.04.–27.10.2019, The Sámi Museum Siida, Inari

    As Finland gained its independence and the Arctic Ocean Highway was constructed, travelling to Lapland became an important national and governmental project. Tourism to Lapland was marketed on the local landscape and architecture, which also came to form its base. Architects and interior designers were engaged to design grand Functionalist hotels and homely tourist hostels and cabins steeped in National Romanticism. At their very best, these became works of art and attractions in themselves. Read more »