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HAM

Helsinki Art Museum, Helsingin taidemuseo, Helsingfors konstmuseum

HAM – an art museum that is the size of Helsinki

The Helsinki Art Museum, HAM, looks after an art collection that belongs to the people of Helsinki, which includes over 9,000 works of art. Almost half of these works are on display in parks, streets, offices, health centres, schools and libraries, to brighten up everyone’s day. HAM draws attention to modern art and contemporary art in its exhibitions which are held principally at the Tennis Palace.

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Current exhibitions

Lallukka – Life in the Home of Artists

Until 24.10.2021
HAM

The works selected for the exhibition tell the story of the Artists’ Home, while also providing broader views of the phenomena in art and society.

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Per Olov Jansson: Viktor Jansson (Faffan) ateljeessaan Lallukassa, 1951 / © Per Olov Jansson | Moomin Characters
Per Olov Jansson: Viktor Jansson (Faffan) ateljeessaan Lallukassa, 1951 / © Per Olov Jansson | Moomin Characters

Perttu Saksa – White Arc

Until 11.4.2021
HAM mix

In the White Arc exhibition, Saksa focuses on portraying how the essences of the objects emerge.

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Perttu Saksa: Valkoinen Kaari, 20192020 / Photo: Perttu Saksa
Perttu Saksa: Valkoinen Kaari, 20192020 / Photo: Perttu Saksa

Tove Jansson

Until 31.12.2022
HAM

The works of Tove Jansson (1914–2001) are amongs the most cherished pieces in the HAM collection. HAM has dedicated some of its galleries to an exhibition of the artist's life and works.

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Tove Jansson: Juhlat kaupungissa, 1947 / Photo: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli
Tove Jansson: Juhlat kaupungissa, 1947 / Photo: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Inka Bell: Passage

Until 7.3.2021
HAM gallery

The works in the exhibition are multidimensional studies of coloured surfaces clashing and the various ways in which they are organised.

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News

Coronavirus coordination group decides to extend current restrictions and recommendations in its operating area

5.1.2021 14:27
News

In its meeting on 5.1.2021, the coronavirus coordination group decided to extend the validity period of the current restrictions and recommendations until 31.1.2021. The purpose of the extension is to prevent the epidemic and new virus variant from spreading and reduce the risk of overburdening social and health care services. After the new end date, …

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Coronavirus coordination group extends recommendations and restrictions in metropolitan area

11.12.2020 11:59
News

In a 10 December 2020 meeting, the Metropolitan Area coronavirus coordination group decided that recommendations and restrictions currently in force in the region will be continued until 10 January 2021. This new decision responds to the threat of the epidemic spreading and social and healthcare services becoming overburdened. The temporary recommendations and restrictions may be …

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The Culture and Leisure Division of the City of Helsinki serves online during the coronavirus restrictions

7.12.2020 13:23
News

Concerts, exhibitions and sports can still be enjoyed in a variety of ways, although the cultural centres, museums, indoor sports facilities and youth centres are closed during the new coronavirus restrictions between 30.11. and 20.12.2020. Helsinki-kanava has a broad coverage of content. Libraries make fairytale hours and authors’ appearances available independently of time and place …

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Emma Jääskeläinen’s work Put put has been completed in Herttoniemenranta

1.12.2020 12:55
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A new public work of art has been completed in Adriananpuistikko park in Herttoniemenranta, Helsinki. The Put put work by artist Emma Jääskeläinen (born 1988) consists of two parts. The larger shell-like shape of the piece, which is located on the paving in the park, is carved from light granite. The smaller shape resembling a …

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© HAM / Maija Toivanen
© HAM / Maija Toivanen

Join the HAM Club

The HAM Club is open to everyone and offers experiences, benefits and surprises for members. As a member, you’ll be among the first to get access to new exhibitions, in addition to which you’ll receive invitations to openings and special guided tours for club members. How does a guided tour of the Ai Weiwei @ Helsinki exhibition before the official opening sound?

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(notice that all information will be sent in Finnish)