Visited July-December 2017

Helsinki. Picture: fictivestina / Canva
Helsinki. Picture: fictivestina / Canva

[For concerts, gigs, theater, ballet and films, scroll down]

MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS

Helsinki & Metropolitan area
Larger Finland
  • Lahti 17 September:
    • Lahti Art Museum / Poster Museum: Poster Triennial 2017
    • Historical Museum
  • Kerava 16 September:
    • Art and Museum Centre Sinkka: Rakkaudesta vapauteen – graffiti art exhibition / Petri Hytönen – Helmipaikalla
  • Tampere 3-4 August:
    • Tampere Art Museum: Tiina Pyykkinen – The Young Artist of the Year / Merja Haapala – Once Upon a Time
    • Lenin Museum
    • Sara Hildén Art Museum: Kimmo Kaivanto
    • Moomin Museum
    • Spy Museum
    • Museum Centre Vapriikki: The Finnish Museum of Games, The Doll Museum Jubilee Exhibition, Media Museum Rupriikki, Mineral Museum, Tampere 1918, Photos of the Year 2016
  • Joensuu 22 July:
    • Joensuu Art Museum Onni: Backstage / Parviaisen matkassa Pohjois-Afrikassa
    • Carelicum: North Karelian Museum
  • Kontiolahti 21 July:
    • Jakokoski Canal Museum
  • Koli 20 July:
    • Nature Centre Ukko
    • Koli Homestead Museum
  • Nurmes 19 July:
    • Bomba Karelian Village
  • Siilinjärvi 19 July:
    • Harjamäki Hospital Museum
  • Kuopio 18 July:
    • Kuopio Art Museum: Oi Maamme – Our Land / Flowery Days / Taiteilijan matkassa – On a Journey with the Artist
    • Kuopio Museum: Kalevala Koru 80th Anniversary Exhibition / Kaikkien ruoka – Everyone’s Food / Metsiemme tuntematon aarreaitta – Omituisten otusten kerho
    • RIISA – Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
  • Varkaus 17 July:
    • Taipale Canal and Canal Museum
    • Museum of Mechanical Music
  • Mikkeli 16 July:
    • Mikkeli Art Museum: Mikkelin 11. kuvitustriennale – Mikkeli’s 11th Illustration Triennial
    • Headquarters Museum
    • Communications Centre Lokki
    • Mannerheim’s Saloon Car
  • Art Museum Gustaf, 14 July: Factory is Outside / Paper Devil / Apothecary’s Trade House / Medical Records of a Small Town / Illustrations by Eric O. W. Ehrström
  • Mänttä Art Festival, 14 July: Mäntän kuvataideviikot 2017
  • Art Museum Gösta, 14 July: Summer Days / Closing Borders / Meadows and Wilderness / Pleasure / Bling Bling
  • Riihimäki Art Museum, 11 July: Tuija Lampinen – Kerros kerrokselta / Taiteilijattaret / Tuomas A. Laitinen & Joonas Laakso – Phase / Paperittomien puutarha
  • Finnish Glass Museum, 11 July: 100 Years – 100 Objects / Erkki Vesanto – Designer’s Life in Iittala / Kaappo Lähdesmäki & Jonas Paajanen – Tapahtumahorisontin taivaanrannanmaalarit

THEATER & BALLET

CONCERTS & GIGS

  • Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, 27 October: Conductor Pietari Inkinen – Olli Virtaperko: Usvapatsas / Sergey Khatchatryan (violin) – Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 / Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 & Late night chamber music: Ilari Angervo (viola) & Emil Holmström (piano) – Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano
  • Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra & Helsingfors sång- och musikförbund, 20 October: Conductor Leif Segerstam – Pyotr Tchaikovsky: The Tempest – Symphonic Fantasia / Sebastian Hilli: Affekt / Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
  • Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat & Tapiolan kuoro & Akademiska Damkören Lyran, 30 September: Puita ja valoa (conductor Pasi Hyökki)

Conventions & miscellaneous

  • Paul Auster reading an excerpt from 4321 at the National Theatre in Helsinki, 31 August
  • Worldcon 75 in Helsinki in August

Check out the cultural attractions I visited in the first half of 2017.

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