Exhibitions and guided tours

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Exhibitions in WeeGee's museums

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EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

4.8.-27.9.2020
IC-98: THESES ON THE BODY POLITIC (BIND)

2.6.-27.9.2020
ANNI PUOLAKKA: DIAMOND BELLY

UNTIL 28 FEB 2021
MICHAEL SCHILKIN feat. LOTTA MATTILA
EMMA will feature a selection of delightful ceramic animal figures. The playful environment designed by contemporary artist Lotta Mattila (b. 1986) will display animals created by ceramic artist Michael Schilkin (1900–1962). Mattila, who is also known for her animal characters, will take part in the exhibition with her own new sculptures created for the exhibition. The exhibition, which is based primarily on the collection of commercial counsellor and collector Kyösti Kakkonen, is on display in connection with the Bryk & Wirkkala Visible Storage.

ALL YEAR
BRYK & WIRKKALA VISIBLE STORAGE
The collection on display contains items from the personal working archives of Rut Bryk (1916–1999) and Tapio Wirkkala (1915–1985). Alongside sketches, drawings, photographs and prototypes, it contains a large number of artworks as well as rare models that never made it into production. This unique visible storage gives a more in-depth insight into the collection than a conventional exhibition, providing visitors with an entirely new style of access through independent exploration and discovery.

ALL YEAR
TOUCH – THE SAASTAMOINEN FOUNDATION COLLECTION EXHIBITION  
Touch brings together a broad selection of contemporary art by Finnish and international artists with a focus on humanity. In recent decades, art has focused on questions surrounding identity, corporeality, the human and our interaction with the world that surrounds us. The works in this exhibition offer new perspectives on what it means to be human, inviting visitors to reflect on their own sense of humanity, in interaction with the artworks on display.


KAMU - Espoo City Museum

UNTIL 13 SEP
BODOM ÄMMÄSSUO - ESPOO IN IMAGES
What do photographs tell about the changing city? The exhibition at KAMU – Espoo City Museum showcases the most popular and beloved photos of Espoo’s districts.

ALL YEAR
A THOUSAND STORIES ABOUT ESPOO
This exhibition tells the story of Espoo – its people, villages, manor houses, parties and everyday life. It also offers visitors new insights into Finland and the Finnish people and how Espoo became the second largest city in Finland.    


Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä

UNTIL MAR 2021
VEHICLE PLAY
Set out on a journey led by the pilot, the sea captain or the train driver! In this special exhibition we take a look at travels and traveling, vehicles and traffic safety, from the viewpoint of the child and through play. We display traffic-related tools of play and playful vehicles. Together with the child we ponder on the history of travel and on traffic responsibilities, playfully and insightfully.  In the activity based and memorable exhibition you will get to step inside the world of traffic, hop on different vehicles and test your knowledge on traffic regulations.

UNTIL MAR 2021
CHILDREN OF THE EIGHTIES -POP UP EXHIBITION
The Toy Museums pop up exhibition Children of the Eighties is dedicated to the wonderfully terrible 1980s. Take an adventure in the fascinating world of pastel-coloured ponies, crimped hair and cassette tapes.

ALL YEAR
TOYS AHOY
The Finnish Toy Museum’s permanent exhibition is a chance for visitors to discover children’s nurseries and playrooms from years gone by, to reflect on the vital importance of play as an activity, to consider how children’s games have evolved over time, and to remember their own childhood and favourite toys. Here, the teddies have got together for a meeting and the hobby horses are prancing in the stables. The Löylymäki miniature railway shows village life in the 1950s.


Finnish Museum of Horology

14.8.-15.11.2020
AQUA, AMBRA, AQUILA

ALL YEAR
MAKING TIME
The Museum of Horology’s permanent exhibition displays a range of timepieces, with a particular focus on clocks and watches manufactured and worn in Finland. Visitors will have the chance to learn all about timekeeping, from the earliest sundials to the most sophisticated wristwatches. Let’s journey through time!

WeeGee´s entrance hall and Wirkkala
20.8.-6.9.2020
DESIGN FORUM FINLAND AWARDS
Design Forum Finland Awards brings together Design Forum Finland’s design prizes: Fennia Prize, Kaj Franck Design Prize, Young Designer of the Year prize and Estlander Prize.

Studio Suuronen
UNTIL 31 DEC 2020
JUSSI JÄNNES - DREAM OF A GARDEN CITY
Jussi Jännes – Dream of a garden city in Studio Suuronen at Exhibition Centre WeeGee and online: nayttelykeskusweegee.fi. For the exhibition, Jännes’ Tapiola designs have been digitised from the collections of the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Espoo City Museum, some of which are now on display for the first time ever.  

Weekly guided tours in museums


EMMA – Espoo Museum Of Modern Art

Art hour:
Every Friday at 6 pm and Sunday at 1 pm (free admission on Fridays).
 

KAMU – Espoo City Museum

Seniors’ historical afternoons:
Every Wednesday at 2 pm (free admission).

Pram dates:
First Thursday of each month at 12 noon.

Stories of another kind (R18):
First Friday of each month at 6 pm (free admission).

Family Workshop:
Every Saturday at 12 noon.

Guided tours:
Every Sunday at 2 pm.

KAMU's weekly guided tours, lecture series and many other events can also be found at KAMU's event calendar. 
 

Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä

Children’s creative Saturday:
Every Saturday at 1 pm.

Guided tours:
First Saturday of each month at 1:30 pm. 

Guided tours for families:
Every Sunday at 3 pm.

 

Finnish Museum Of Horology

Guided tours:
Guided tours of the permanent exhibition on the first Saturday of every month at 1:30 pm.
Guided tours of special exhibitions on other Saturdays at 1:30 pm.


Guided tours for groups on request
 

In addition to weekly guided tours and workshops, the museums offer guided tours for groups on request in Finnish, Swedish and English. Group sizes and prices vary by museum. The group can hold up to 25 people. Guided tours are reserved separately for each museum.

EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art
Mon-Fri at 10 am - 2 pm
043 827 0941

info@emmamuseum.fi

KAMU – Espoo City Museum
Tue-Sun at 11 am – 5 pm 
09 816 57052

kaupunginmuseo@espoo.fi

Finnish Toy Museum
Mon-Fri at 9 am - 4 pm
050 590 0137

lelumuseo@hevosenkenka.fi

Finnish Museum of Horology
050 535 9767

johanna.jarviniemi@kellomuseo.fi