Exhibitions

Unique gallery spaces with changing exhibitions.
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May
 
29
 – 
June 15, 2024

PIrjo Pesonen

Jääkellari - Ice Cellar

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May
 
29
 – 
June 15, 2024

Eino Pessi, Julia Pärnänen and Viktor Khachtchanski

Abstraction, etching and more abstractions, photography, painting and prints

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Past exhibitions

October
 
25
 – 
November 11, 2023

Janne Hernes

Steel and Clouds, photography

Steel and Clouds is a photography series depicting urbane, industrial constructions and clouds. Janne Hernes (born in Oulu 1981) is a Finnish photographer based in Ireland. His classic black-and-white photographs have a melancholic undertone that invites the viewer to contemplate.
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October
 
25
 – 
November 11, 2023

Tuula Vehanen

Fragile, photography

The exhibition depicts the relationship between man and nature, which is both wounding and vulnerable at the same time. My photographs challenge the definitions of nature and landscape pictures by approaching a purely artistic, abstract picture. Meet the artist at the gallery on Wednesday Nov 8th from 3-6 PM. Warm welcome!
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October
 
4
 – 
October 21, 2023

Tero Makkonen, Tini Sauvo and Esa Lindroos

Lepäävä kuu – photographs | Firmamento – mixed media art |Syvyyden pinta – sound

In our Tile Gallery, Tero Makkonen's mystical night vistas can be seen in the photo exhibition Lepäävä kuu. Tini Sauvo's glimmering textile works glow in the Cellar gallery, with the theme Firmamento, celestial sphere. Spaces and artworks are connected by the sound world created by Esa Lindroos. Meet the artists at the gallery on Saturday October 21st from 1-3 PM.
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October
 
4
 – 
October 21, 2023

Tiina Eräpuu

Verhot auki— drawings, prints and artist books

The starting point for this exhibition has been the extension of the theme of home, which has been present in my previous work, out in to the nature. Plants, trees and stones have always been a part of my imagery. Meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday October 21st from 1-3 PM.
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September
 
13
 – 
September 30, 2023

Astrid Heimer, Leena Juvonen and Malene Pedersen

Motions and Connections, ceramic art

Motions and connections is a joint exhibtion by three artists: Astrid Heimer, Leena Juvonen and Malene Pedersen. With clay in our hands, and form as the primary statement, we aim to explore the concept of reciprocity.
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September
 
13
 – 
September 30, 2023

Valentina Bravo and Adolfo Vera

Distancia, paintings and photographs

'Distancia' is a joint exhibition by Chilean artists Valentina Bravo and Adolfo Vera. Both based in Helsinki, their artwork seek to explore ideas related to exile, migration and Chilean identity. Exhibition opening on Tuesday September 12th from 5-7 PM.
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August
 
18
 – 
September 9, 2023

Roberto Murillo Arias ja Kenneth Jimenez

Things I Want You to Remember & Verolís, photography from Costa Rica

Things I Want You to Remember" by Roberto Murillo Arias is a project that portrays a stage in the artist's life of self rediscovery, through the love of two children and their mother."Verolís" is an ongoing project by Kenneth Jiménez that compiles photographs taken on a farm in his hometown of Alajuela, Costa Rica. Exhibition is supported by Finnfoto. Opening night on the Night of the Arts, August 17th from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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August
 
18
 – 
September 9, 2023

Pekka Aino, Erkki Peltomaa and Hannu Peltomaa

Perforated Hide- snapshots by Finnish film-makers in the 1970s and 1980s, photography

Laterna Magica's book gallery hosts a unique exhibition where we get a glimpse into Finnish film-making of 1970s and 1980s, and behind the scenes too. Photographs by Pekka Aine, Eki Peltomaa and Hannu Peltomaa.Exhibition opening on the Night of the Arts, August 17th from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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July
 
26
 – 
August 12, 2023

Carita Savolainen and Kristina Haataja

Breath – About the limitations of time, fragility, its power and the traces it leaves behind

The exhibition consists of a dialogue between photographs, watercolors and words. The starting point for the whole is a series of photographs that progress in time from the same place and object, a childhood friend by the water, through several years and seasons. Photographs and watercolors by Carita Savolainen and text by Kristina Haataja. Exhibition opens on Tuesday July 25th from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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July
 
26
 – 
August 12, 2023

Beryl Furman

AL ANQA and other parts of speech, 70th anniversary exhibition

Beryl Furman's 70th anniversary exhibition will take place in Laterna Magica's Tile and Cellar galleries at the end of July. The opening of the exhibition will be celebrated on Tuesday 25 July 2023 from 5-7 PM. At the opening at 5.30 PM, Performance by Shifu Zhang Fang: Taiji sword.
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June
 
28
 – 
July 22, 2023

Petra Giacomelli

Heinäkuun yö - A July Night

”Heinäkuun Yö - A July Night is an exhibition inspired by a surrealist short story written by Bruno Schultz (1892-1942) , a polish jewish writer who lived in Drohobych, Austrian Galicia, today part of Ukraine. The exhibition consists of collage paintings on paper and canvas, artist books, beeswax sculptures and a musical videowork .Exhibition opening on Tuesday June 27th from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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June
 
28
 – 
July 22, 2023

Sami Rinne

Ote yksisarvisten elämästä - A Glimpse into the lives of the unicorns

In his ceramic sculptures Sami Rinne depicts the joys and sorrows in the lives of the unicorns. For Rinne unicorns are real. They even have a sense of imagination. Vernissage on Tuesday June 27th from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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May
 
24
 – 
June 17, 2023

Paula Haapalahti

Square #65 - Välitila - The Space between, photographs

Paula Haapalahti's photography exhibition opens in Laterna Magica's Book Gallery space in May. Haapalahti describes her process: "The photographs in this exhibition reflect my thoughts and experiences in the past 10 years. At first I thought this project might be only for myself but maybe by sharing these works I can share something of myself and reach into the viewers' experience, the space between." Exhibition opening on Tuesday May 23rd from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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May
 
23
 – 
June 17, 2023

Ville Pirinen

Brush Pen on Paper, drawings

Ville Pirinen (b.1973) was born in Kitee and lives in Tampere. He is a comics artist and writer and musician. His exhibition in Laterna Magica's Tile and Cellar galleries consists of both older material and works that have been made for this exhibition with the said felt tip pen. Exhibition opening on Tuesday May 23rd from 5-7 PM. Warm welcome!
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May
 
3
 – 
May 20, 2023

Helsinki Art School

Maailmassani - In My World, graduating exhibition

The Helsinki Art School is an art school that provides basic art education for children and youths between the ages of 4 and 20. This year the graduating class presents works that include many meaningful themes that are visible in their world. The works present memories, ways of being, feelings, places, relationships between people and forms of life.
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