MUSEUM OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE
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Exhibitions at the Museum

THE CULTIVATED LANDSCAPE OF ALVAR AALTO

25.9.2019 - 12.4.2020

The Autumn exhibition highlights a lesser known side of Finland’s most prominent architect, Alvar Aalto (1898–1976): his ingenious skill at integrating his designs with the landscape and natural scenery. 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 »

TUOMAS UUSHEIMO: PAIMIO SANATORIUM

(5.9.2019 - 24.11.2019)

The Studio’s inaugural exhibition will feature a selection of internationally awarded photographs of Paimio Sanatorium taken by architecture photographer Tuomas Uusheimo. Read more »

What's on

  • 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 »


  • Architecture Speaks lecture series continues in November

    Six architects from various backgrounds are invited to share their thoughts and ideas on current trends in architecture. See the full programme for 2019/2020. Read more »