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Tracing Pirtola’s Pen – A visit to the legendary Art Room

17:00 - 19:00

Erkki Pirtola: Soft Yrjö, 1978. © Erkki Pirtolan perikunta / Erkki Pirtolas dödsbo / Erkki Pirtola’s estate. Photo: HAM/Viljami Annanolli

In the “Tracing Pirtola’s Pen” workshops inspired by the Works on Paper exhibition of Erkki Pirtola’s works, you will explore perceptual and observational drawing. 

A visit to the legendary Art Room

Erkki Pirtola studied at the University of Helsinki’s Art Room, which was an important community for him. This workshop will present the Art Room space and its activities and history. After the guided tour, we will draw pictures of the sculptures in the Art Room’s collections. 

The workshops will be led by Vappu Rossi, a brilliant drawer, who currently heads the University of Helsinki’s Art Room.

Price 35 €

Sign up for the workshops online at HAM shop.

  • The Workshop is organized in the University of Helsinki’s Art Room, Yliopistonkatu 3 
  • Language: finnish
  • Maximum number of participants: 20
  • The workshops are intended for adults and teens over 16 years old. Beginners and advanced drawers are welcome.