EMMA is a centre providing experiences and knowledge. The new premises in the WeeGee building will be the setting for quality international exhibitions. The 5000 square metres exhibition area is the largest of any museum in Finland.
Emma will display its own collections as well as changing exhibitions of contemporary and 20th century art from Finland and abroad. Two art collections, the City of Espoo collection and the Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection, form the cornerstone of EMMA‘s operations,.
A major part of the Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection (more than 1 900 works) will be on permanent exhibition. The collection’s historical section comprises Finnish classical modernism from the beginning of the 20th century while part of its contemporary art section includes international art. The collection is one of the most important private collections in Finland.