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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.

Kartta Turun museoista ja gallerioista

Turku Art Museum Turku Art Museum

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

Wäinö Aaltosen museo Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art

Turun Taidehalli Kunsthalle Turku

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Kirjakahvila Turku Book Café

Galleria Joella Gallery Joella

Titanik Titanik

Galleria Jänis Gallery Jänis

B-galleria B-gallery

Galleria Barker Gallery Barker

Taidekappeli Art Chapel

Auran Galleria Aura Gallery

Makasiini Contemporary Makasiini Contemporary

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Turun taidemuseo
Photo: Vesa Aaltonen

Turku Art Museum

Aurakatu 26
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)2 262 7100

www.turuntaidemuseo.fi

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

12/10/7 € 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:

18.9.- 17.1. Birger Kaipiainen

Kokoelma:
7.7. - Pari sanaa keräämisestä

Studio:
18.9.-22.11. Minna Henriksson & Ahmed Al-Nawas: Fake Star
27.11.-17.1. Anna-Maija Aarras: Présence

Pimiö:
18.9.-22.11. Superflex: Western Rampart
27.11.-17.1. Pia Andell & Mina Laamo: Four Tricky Pony



 

aboa vetus & ars nova

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

Itäinen Rantakatu 4–6
20700 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)207 181 640

www.aboavetusarsnova.fi

Opening hours:
Mon-Sun 11–19 /

10 / 7 / 5,5 €

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 Matti Koivurinta Foundation. Aboa Vetus is an underground area of ruins, where the genuine constructions tell the history of the oldest city in Finland. 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.

Now + Upcoming:

30.6.−8.11.Jorma Puranen: Museum Meditations
27.11.-4.4. Vuoden nuori taiteilija 2020: Aapo Huhta

Takkahuone:
30.6.−8.11. Lilli Haapala: Blues
27.11.-4.4. Antti Oikarinen




 

wam

The Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art

Itäinen Rantakatu 38
20810 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)2 262 0850

www.wam.fi

Opening hours:
Tue 10–17
Wed-Thu 11-20
Fri-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:

2.6.-20.9. Anneli Nygren: Fan Academy
2.6.-20.9. Hyäryllistä: Kaikkea hyäryllistä

9.10-10.1. Rosa Barba

WAMx
28.8.-1.11. Elina Vainio: Reset
6.11.-31.1. Ulrike Mohr



 

vanha suurtori

Kunsthalle Turku

Vanha Suurtori 5
20500 Turku

Google Maps

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www.turuntaidehalli.fi/

Opening hours:
Wed–Sun 12–18

Free entrance

Kunsthalle Turku is a centre for visual arts run by two NGO's: Photographic Centre Peri and Turku Artist's Association. The kunsthalle, 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. Kunsthalle Turku's Banquet Hall on the third floor hosts up to 150 persons and it is available for rent for various events and parties.

Now + Upcoming:

4.9.-4.10 Karoliina Paatos: Cowboy Girls | Teemu Korpela: Hello from the other side | Mari Mäkiö: Kagekiyodo
9.10.–8.11. James Prevett & Berit Talpsepp-Jaanisoo: Ding Ting Ting | Riikka Gröndahl: Absent Referent



 

koysiratagalleria

Köysiratagalleria

Linnankatu 56
20100 Turku

Google Maps

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!

Now + Upcoming:

facebook.com/köysiratagalleria
Instagram: Kuvako



 

turun taidelainaamo

Turku Book Café

Vanha Suurtori 3
20500 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)2 469 1396

www.kirjakahvila.org

Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 12-18

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:

1.-30.9. Pirita Männikkö: Karhun väkeä
1.-31.10 Pinja Salmi & Alexandra Heikkonen & Tiia-Maria Haapala: Maalauksia



 

galleria joella

Gallery Joella

Läntinen Rantakatu 21
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)2 232 9996

www.turun-taidegraafikot.fi

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:

17.9.-11.10 Juha Kärki
15.10.–8.11. Matti Helenius



 

titanik

Titanik

Itäinen Rantakatu 8
20700 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)45 899 8772

www.titanik.fi

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:

28.8.-20.9. Kristin Wiking: Upstairs
21.9.-4.10. Hanna Ahti



 

galleria jänis

Galleria Jänis

Jarrumiehenkatu /
Bromsaregatan 3
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)50 308 2803

Gallery Jänis (Facebook)

Opening hours:
always

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:

6.9.-2.10. Anna Eriksson: I was here



 

b galleria

B-Galleria

Aninkaistenkatu 5
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)44 284 3581

bgalleria.net

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:

10.9.-27.9. Pimiö | Projektitila: Tiina Laakso
1.–18.10. Fanny Varjo | Projektitila: Elina Helkala





 

aboa vetus & ars nova

Gallery Barker

Raunistulantie 25
20300 Turku

Google Maps

www.galleriabarker.com

Opening hours:
See the opening hours of each exhibition on the website or Facebook

Free entrance

Gallery Barker is located in Raunistula, on the top floor of the old Barker weaving mill. The old industrial building creates an unique atmosphere to the gallery. The goal of the gallery is to function as a low-threshold space for both fledgling artists and those who have worked with art for a longer time. The aim is to present versatile art in every form. The space also provides a good scene for small scale multi-art-form events. Mahdollisen tila association is responsable of autumn's events in the gallery.

Now + Upcoming:

30.9., 28.10., 25.11, 16.12. Äänikirjaklubi - Soundbookclub
2.10. – 31.10. Joutomaa – the exhibition by art researchers
13.11. Elävän taiteen ilta - live art night by Affekti and Grass Roots associations



 

aboa vetus & ars nova

Art Chapel

Seiskarinkatu 35
20900 Turku

Google Maps

+358 44 938 1605

www.taidekappeli.fi

Opening hours:
Mon-Wed, Fri 11–16
Thu 11–18.30
Sat-Sun 12–15

Free entrance

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:

1.-30.9. Birgitta Holopainen
1.-31.10 Kristine Nordling


Auran Galleria

Yliopistonkatu 7
20100 Turku

Google Maps

+358 (0)207 181 640

www.aurangalleria.com

Opening hours:
Tue-Fri 11–17
Sat 11–14
Sun 13–17

Free entrance

Info coming soon.

Now + upcoming:

1.9-20.9. Elina Ruohonen
22.9.-11.10. Rosa Helin




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