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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Two exhibition openings: Anssi Lauri and Johanna Kare

Tuesday September 17th 5-7 PM
Welcome to two exhibition openings on Tuesday September 17th at 5-7 PM in gallery Laterna Magica. In the cellar gallery opens Anssi Lauri's exhibition Teeskelijä, Pretendoer. Lauri is photographer based in the northern Finland and his portraits include for example such well known cultural figures as Aki Kaurismäki, Jörn Donner and Peter Franzen. In our Book Gallery Johanna Kare opens her photography exhibtion Älä lyö!, Don't hit, is a photography exhibition and a statement against the domestic violence experienced by women. Exhibitions in the gallery until October 5th 2019.
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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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