South Karelia Art Museum – Regional Art Museum of the Kymi Province
The South Karelia Art Museum was established in 1965, and is located within the grounds of the Lappeenranta fortress. The museum has a collection of Finnish visual art from the 1850´s to the present day, including works by artists such as Arvid Liljelund, Hjalmar Munsterhjelm, Pekka Halonen and Ilmari Aalto. The main emphasis of research and collections is on the Kymi province and the region of the ceded Karelia (Vyborg). The museum also presents temporary exhibitions throughout the year.