The Ateneum is Finland’s most renowned art museum.
The Ateneum’s collection spans from the 18th century to Modernism. The collection includes nearly 30,000 national treasures in total.
The highly popular exhibitions of the museum showcase both international and Finnish artists. Paired with the museum’s topical research activities, the exhibitions provide new information and perspectives to the visitors.
Besides exhibitions, the Ateneum organizes a wide range of events, talks, workshops and discussions on current topics. Thanks to its rich educational programme, the museum attracts thousands of children and young people every year.
The Ateneum Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and the Sinebrychoff Art Museum together form the Finnish National Gallery. The Finnish National Gallery is Finland’s largest art museum institution, and its operations are governed by special legislation.