Turku ART


Galleries and Art Museums in Turku.

TurkuART.fi presents art museums and artist-run galleries in Turku. On the website you will find locations, opening hours, information on possible entry fees as well as current and upcoming exhibitions. The TurkuART.fi -website is maintained by Turku Artists’ Association.

Map of museums and galleries in Turku

Turku Art Museum Turku Art Museum

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art

Brinkkala Gallery Brinkkala Gallery

Turun Taidehalli Turun Taidehalli

Köysiratagalleria Köysiratagalleria

Turku Book Café Turku Book Café

Gallery Joella Gallery Joella

Titanik Titanik

Gallery Jänis Gallery Jänis

B-gallery B-Gallery

Art Chapel Art Chapel

Aura Gallery Aura Gallery

Gallery Räyhä Gallery Räyhä

Turun taidemuseo
Image: Vesa Aaltonen

Turku Art Museum

Aurakatu 26
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 40 6323 378


Opening hours:
Tue–Fri 11–19
Sat–Sun 11–17

12/8 € or Museum card
free admission for visitors under 16 years

Turku Art Museum ’s diverse and high-quality exhibitions introduce the fascinating world of art, from classics to the freshest contemporary art. In addition to the varied exhibition programme the museum offers many other events as well as the beautiful atmosphere in which to meet and relax. In cosy Café Victor you can break for a coffee or a light lunch and in the summertime enjoy one of the most fantastic views over the city. Visit also the museum shop for delicate items, beautiful gifts and necessities.

Now + Upcoming:

Handle with Care

Ritva Kovalainen & Sanni Seppo: Forests of the North Wind

Antti Jussila
Maija Blåfield: Scenic View

Joel Slotte
Maija Tammi: Octomom

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

Aboa vetus Ars nova

Itäinen Rantakatu 4–6
20700 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)207 181 640


Opening hours:
Tue-Sun 11–18

15 / 10 / 8 €

Aboa Vetus Ars Nova, the museum of history and contemporary art, is a unique cultural attraction in Turku. The museum, opened in 1995, is maintained by the Aboa Vetus Ars Nova Foundation. The exhibition halls of Ars Nova are located in the Rettig palace which was completed in 1928. Contemporary art as well as the art collection of the foundation are presented here. The two galleries, Takkahuone and Omatila, located within the museum have their own exhibition programmes. Aboa Vetus is an underground area of ruins, where the genuine constructions tell the history of the oldest city in Finland.

Now + Upcoming:

Ristimäki in Ravattula–Archaeology of the oldest church in Finland

Alvar Gullichsen: COSMOS


The Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art

Itäinen Rantakatu 38
20810 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)2 262 0850


Opening hours:
Tue 9–17
Wed-Thu 11–19
Fri 9–17
Sat-Sun 10–17

10 / 5 / 4 €
free admission for visitors under 7 years

The Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art (WAM) is the Turku City Art Museum named after the famous sculptor Wäinö Aaltonen (1894–1966) from Turku. This middle-aged museum isn’t content to just rest on its laurels, but is presenting new and experimental art projects. The event programme includes various cultural events, lectures, concerts and theme days for families. The museum is also home to the Wäinön valinta museum shop and pleasant Café Wäinö.

Now + Upcoming:

WAMx Hop to Hope: Afra Eisma

Iiu Susiraja

Brinkkala Gallery

Brinkkala Gallery

Vanha Suurtori 3
20500 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)40 544 2905


Opening hours:
Tue–Sun 10–18

Free entrance

Situated in the historical setting of the Old Great Square, the gallery features interesting temporary exhibitions.

Brinkkala Gallery is a unique and fascinating exhibition space. Located on the second floor, the gallery can be reached via the mansion's beautiful stair hall. The gallery comprises two back-to-back rooms with high ceilings. The long sides of the rooms are lined with windows.

Brinkkala welcomes both collaborative projects and individual art exhibitions. The space is suited to the display of two-dimensional works as well as installations and sculptures.

The gallery highlights projects that somehow reflect community.

The gallery is located on the second floor with access through the staircase. There is no lift in the building.

Now + Upcoming:

See Brinkkala Gallery's webpages for current exhibitions: turku.fi/en/old-great-square/brinkkala-gallery

Turun Taidehalli

Turun Taidehalli

Vanha Suurtori 5
20500 Turku

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Turun Taidehalli

Turku Artists’ Association

Photographic Centre Peri

Opening hours:
Wed-Fri 12–18
Sat-Sun 12–16

Free entrance

Turun Taidehalli is a centre for visual arts run by two NGO's: Photographic Centre Peri and Turku Artist's Association. The Taidehalli, located in the Old Town House of Turku, serves contemporary art exhibitions of interest to the public as well as an Artoteque, a library with photography books and PeriLab, a digital studio for visual artists. Banquet Hall on the third floor hosts up to 150 persons and it is available for rent for various events and parties.

Now + Upcoming:


The 100th annual exhibition of the Turku Artists' Association

Jessica Koivistoinen

// NYTT 2024–Exhibition of graduates from the Turku Academy of Arts

Eero Nives

Kaija Hinkula

Sirkku Ketola

Inari Raaterova

Winter Art Bazaar


Pauliina Heinänen

Johanna Naukkarinen

Sebastian Reis

August Joensalo

Yuxuan Cui

Aura Saarikoski

Suzanne Mooney

Tero Puha



Linnankatu 56
20100 Turku

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Köysiratagalleria (Facebook)

Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 12–17

Free entrance

Köysiratagalleria is a showroom for the fine arts program at the Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences. The gallery showcases mainly artwork by photography and fine arts students, and presents pedagogic art projects. Köysiratagalleria welcomes you to see the work of a new generation of artists!

Köysiratagalleria (Facebook)

Turku Book Café

Turku Book Café

Vanha Suurtori 3
20500 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)2 469 1396


Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 12–18

Free entrance

Turku Book Café is a mostly volunteer-run co-operative vegan café hosting a variety of cultural and societal events ranging from reading circles to band nights in the old centre of Turku. Book Café also hosts monthly changing art exhibitions that include painting, photography, comics and mixed media. Alongside two larger exhibition spaces there is also a small cabinet with invited exhibitions.

Now + Upcoming:

January 2024
Emma Lappalainen

February 2024
Tiia Hietanen

March 2024
Caroline Haldin

April 2024
Milja Pietikäinen

May 2024
Lumi Vuorilehto

June 2024
Elisa Jüllig

Juli 2024
Hanna Lehikoinen


November–December 2023:
Ella Toppari

January–February 2024:
Selena Jokisalo

March–April 2024:
Aura Kojo

May–June 2024:
Kerttuli Nera ja Roope Laiho

Gallery Joella

Gallery Joella

Läntinen Rantakatu 21
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)46 9200 830


Opening hours:
Tue–Fri 12–18
Sat–Sun 12–16

Free entrance

The Turku Printmakers Association has run Gallery Joella since 1986 in the same space by the riverside. The gallery holds about 14 exhibitions a year from various fields of visual arts, and its sales collection presents framed and unframed graphic prints from Turku as well as from guest artists.

Now + Upcoming:

Maria Kaisto

Tuuli Autio

Henri Tuominen

Hanna Räty

Marjo Pitko

Kaisu Jussila

Katri Ikävalko



Itäinen Rantakatu 8
20700 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)45 899 8772


Opening hours:
Tue–Fri 12–18
Sat–Sun 12–16

Free entrance

Titanik, the biggest contemporary art gallery in Turku, is located by the shore of Aura river. Titanik was founded in 1988 by Artists’ Association Arte. Since its establishment, Titanik has become widely known as an important showroom for new, unestablished Finnish contemporary art. Arte runs, not only Titanik, but also Titanik sound art residency programme, which provides residency opportunities for international artists for 1-3 months. Titanik hosts a lot of special events, such as gigs, performances and the annual Super Public Art School Summer event, which are open to the public and always free of charge.

Now + Upcoming:

Appu Jasu

Tina Mariane Krogh Madsen

Vappu Jalonen & Elis Hannikainen

Once We Were Islands (Chris Gylee & Aslan)

Queer City Cinema


Gallery Jänis

Gallery Jänis

Jarrumiehenkatu 3
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)50 308 2803

Gallery Jänis (Facebook)

Opening hours:

Free entrance

Gallery Jänis is a non-profit window gallery run by three artists. Exhibitions open up to the public realm thus becoming a part of everyday life and easily accessible to all. Gallery Jänis exhibits a broad range of artforms and wants to show the versatility of art.

Now + Upcoming:

Minja Kolehmainen

Marika Lahdenperä

Miska Mio Tujula

Iida Kilpeläinen

Vappu Tuomisto



Aninkaistenkatu 5
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)44 284 3581


Opening hours:
Tue-Fri 12–18
Sat-Sun 12–16

Free entrance

B-GALLERY is a non-profit contemporary art gallery founded in 2005 in Turku, Finland. The main purpose of B is to provide an inexpensive and easy-approach gallery space for young emerging artists. In addition to the regular two or four-week temporary exhibitions in the main space the gallery has a Project Space which focuses on experimental performance and installation art. B-gallery hosts also a variety of different workshops, experimental music clubs, croquis-drawing and other happenings.

Now + Upcoming:

Laura Tahvanainen
Project space: Anni Waris

Scholarship exhibition, Jussi Lipasti
Project space: Joni Kulmala

Maria Fox Larsson
Project space: Aeon Koskinen

Riina Hannula
Project space: Turku Anikistit

Salla Sillgren
Project space: Taija Goldblatt

B-gallery activists
Project space: Ijla Karsikas

Kristiina Korjonen
Project space: Lammikko

Art Chapel

Art Chapel

Seiskarinkatu 35
20900 Turku

Google Maps

+358 44 938 1605


Opening hours:
Tue–Wed, Fri 11–15

5 €

Art Chapel in Hirvensalo in Turku is an ecumenical church that shows changing art exhibitions in it’s gallery all year around. Most of the exhibitions are sales exhibitions.

Now + Upcoming:

January 2024: Taidekeskus Into ry

February 2024: Maija Saksman, Seppo Renvall

March 2024: M M M M group

April 2024: Eila Ekman-Björkman, Maarit Björkman-Väliahdet, Veeti Väliahdet

May 2024: Kirsti Lento

June 2024: Helena Tuura

Galleria Räyhä

Gallery Räyhä

Rauhankatu 10
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 50 571 0200


Mon 14–18
Tue 12–18
Wed 12–20
Thu 12–18
Sat 13–17

Gallery is open also while there are kept courses or open ceramicworkshops at Turun Tuulenpesä. Also possible to agree other openingtimes if needed.

Free entrance

Gallery Räyhä is runned by Co-operative Turun Tuulenpesä. Turun Tuulenpesä's Gallery Räyhä is located at Rauhankatu 10, Turku. Gallery Räyhä has been running since year 2022. Räyhä has yearly about 17 exhibitions. The walls of Räyhä are plastered by grey clay and the size of gallery is less than 6 squaremeters. At year 2023 Räyhä will offer interesting exhibitions among finearts and design. Räyhä shall represent exhibitions from different materials such as glass, ceramics, photography, graphics and paintings. At the same location with Räyhä is situated also Turun Tuulenpesä's ceramics educationcenter.

Now + Upcoming:

More information from following address: Galleria Räyhä Instagram ja Facebook