In Good Hands

Ostrobothnian Museum Museokatu 3, Vaasa

19.2.-18.4.2021 What does the past of handicrafts look like in the eyes of modern designers? What kind of inspiration can be drawn from the collection at the museum? The five designers invited to the exhibition In Good Hands will answer these questions, which consists of works from illustrator and designer Anna Alanko, visual artist Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen, fashion designer Henna Lampinen,

The Kuntsi Collection – 50th Anniversary of the Kuntsi Foudation

Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art Sisäsatama, Vaasa

13.3.-30.5.2021 The exhibition of the Kuntsi Collection celebrates the Kuntsi Foundation’s 50th anniversary. Consul Simo Kuntsi (1913–1984) established a foundation carrying his name in 1970. The Kuntsi Foundation became known in the 1970s for its candid approach of displaying its ever-growing collection in a public space, the new Vaasa Commercial School. By the initiative of

Benjamin Orlow – A SPRING BRIGHT EVENING

Vaasa City Art Gallery Senaatinkatu 1 D, Vaasa

10.4.-23.5.2021   Rise strong, you song, rise strong, you song, rise strong, you song From manly lungs! Fly high, fly high, oh tone Fly high, oh tone Of steel and ore! Thors thunder is your voice It explodes, explodes It explodes, with golden wings, onwards! Out of daily strife. Rise sun, rise sun, rise sun

Olli and Bucklan – The Life and Art of the Ehrströms

Tikanoja Art Museum Hovioikeudenpuistikko 4, Vaasa

27.11.2020–25.4.2021     The artist couple Olga Gummerus-Ehrström (1876–1938) and Eric O. W. Ehrström (1881–1934) are great unknowns in Finnish art history. Their most active years were between the 1890s and 1930s. The exhibition about their life and art, which can be seen in the Tikanoja Art Museum, presents the works of both artists in

At the Summer House

Ostrobothnian Museum Museokatu 3, Vaasa

7.5–29.8.2021 Ostrobothnian Museum’s summer exhibition At the Summer House presents cultural history of summer houses, summer settlements and cottages in Vaasa region and Ostrobothnia from the end of 18th century until present. The display includes photographs, artefacts and extensive texts. In addition, the public has been able to engage by donating their experiences, memories and

At Home

Tikanoja Art Museum Hovioikeudenpuistikko 4, Vaasa

21.5.-12.9.2021 The exhibition At home is literally a homecoming, a return to Tikanoja’s home, The Tikanoja Art Museum. In honour of the 70-year anniversary of the museum, the generations stemming directly from the Tikanoja family present themselves in a group exhibition. Several of the Counsellor of Commerce Frithjof Tikanoja’s children were artistically gifted. The second

Filmverkstaden 10: When the Light Hits Just Right

Vaasa City Art Gallery Senaatinkatu 1 D, Vaasa

29.5.-8.8.2021 When light particles come in contact with light-sensitive emulsion, an image of that light is recorded. After processing, what was at first a latent image, becomes visible. The exhibition When the light hits just right shows where the magic of this alchemic process is coming from, with works by 14 artists. These artists have

1868 – 2021 – 2068

Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art Sisäsatama, Vaasa

12.6.-24.10.2021 Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art’s summer exhibition, 1868 I 2021 I 2068, brings forward wide social structures and problems that have deep effect on people’s lives in present as well as in the past and future. The series of years in the name of the exhibition symbolise this timeline. The starting point of the

Erik Johansson – Places Beyond

Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art Sisäsatama, Vaasa

12.6.-24.10.2021 The internationally successful photographer Erik Johansson is on display for the first time in Finland. The Swedish artist's solo exhibition Places Beyond is exhibited at Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art in Vaasa. The artist Erik Johansson (b.1985) has succeeded in creating large photographic works containing visual impossibilities that mislead the viewer towards surrealism due