Magical bookstore and gallery at the heart of Helsinki

The Book Gallery Laterna Magica, founded in 1989, is the cultural treasure of Kruununhaka that has hosted nearly 800 exhibitions and has one of most extraordinary book collections in Finland. Art gallery has three unique rooms, one them even with a floor consisting of natural bedrock 1,8 billion years old.
Opening hours: MON-FRI 10-17, SAT 10-15
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Catharina Kajander and Christine Candolin with friends

Two exhibitions in our galleries

Until January 11th 2019
In our Cellar and Tile galleries Ceramic artist Catharina Kajander, painter Antero Kahila and musician and poet Kirsi Poutanen come together in Laterna Magica to exhibit ceramic torso sculptures, paintings and fragmentary vocal poetry work in multidisciplinary dialogue of fragilities. In the Book Gallery Chrisse Candolin has invited two photographers, Jussi Rautsi and Fabio Lima with her to a joint exhibition presenting different points of view to people in various situations, locations and surroundings. Exhibition consists of videos and photography. Exhibitions are open until January 11th 2020. Opening times vary due to holidays.
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Photography books

Our collection of photography books is one the best in the country. We have a wide selection of techinal manuals as well as a variety of books from photographers from all over the world.

Book Yoga

Join us in gentle yoga excercise which offers plenty of room for creativity and relaxation.

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