Posts Tagged: art

Art for the whole family at Kiasma

Art is a way of relaxation for me – I have been going to museums and galleries since child and drawing and painting are two things that I love to do. You forget the time when you concentrate on art.

Art for the whole family at Kiasma

Art is a way of relaxation for me – I have been going to museums and galleries since child and drawing and painting are two things that I love to do. You forget the time when you concentrate on art.

Sohlberg home museum – real size dollhouse

Helsinki is a dream city for museum lovers. There are around 60 museums in Helsinki, and my strong intention is to visit all of them. Yesterday I visited for the very first time Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg’s home museum, a

Sohlberg home museum – real size dollhouse

Helsinki is a dream city for museum lovers. There are around 60 museums in Helsinki, and my strong intention is to visit all of them. Yesterday I visited for the very first time Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg’s home museum, a

Street art in Myyr York

Art can make our life better. A real life example of that is the area of Myyrmäki, alias Myyr York, where colourful murals have turned the old grey and intimidating railway station into a comfortable area where you catch your train

Street art in Myyr York

Art can make our life better. A real life example of that is the area of Myyrmäki, alias Myyr York, where colourful murals have turned the old grey and intimidating railway station into a comfortable area where you catch your train

150th anniversary year: Pekka Halonen

The 2015 is the 150th anniversary of three important Finnish artists: Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Pekka Halonen and Jean Sibelius. In February I published an article about Akseli Gallen-Kallela and now it is Pekka Halonen’s turn. Pekka Halonen (1865-1933) is one of the

150th anniversary year: Pekka Halonen

The 2015 is the 150th anniversary of three important Finnish artists: Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Pekka Halonen and Jean Sibelius. In February I published an article about Akseli Gallen-Kallela and now it is Pekka Halonen’s turn. Pekka Halonen (1865-1933) is one of the

Recipe for a perfect Sunday

Today I had a perfect Sunday. One of those Sundays when you don’t need to hurry anywhere, you are in a good company, coffee is good and you can just wonder around the city, pop into galleries and let your

Recipe for a perfect Sunday

Today I had a perfect Sunday. One of those Sundays when you don’t need to hurry anywhere, you are in a good company, coffee is good and you can just wonder around the city, pop into galleries and let your

150th anniversary year: Akseli Gallen-Kallela

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of three important Finnish artists: composer Jean Sibelius and painters Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Pekka Halonen. These three figures, all born in 1865, were good friends and played an important role in

150th anniversary year: Akseli Gallen-Kallela

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of three important Finnish artists: composer Jean Sibelius and painters Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Pekka Halonen. These three figures, all born in 1865, were good friends and played an important role in

Nature wrapped in ecological wooden building = Haltia

If you would like to get to know the Finnish nature, I would recommend you to visit Haltia, the Finnish Nature Centre in Espoo. It is only a half an hour ride from Helsinki by car. Though it would be

Nature wrapped in ecological wooden building = Haltia

If you would like to get to know the Finnish nature, I would recommend you to visit Haltia, the Finnish Nature Centre in Espoo. It is only a half an hour ride from Helsinki by car. Though it would be