For Seniors

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KAMU's historical afternoons for seniors feature lectures on topics related to history and museum work. The lectures are one hour long and held in Aitio on the second floor of Exhibition Centre WeeGee on Wednesdays at 14.00.

We offer the first 60 participants a cup of coffee or tea free of charge. Coffee or tea is served at Cafe Zoceria. You can pick up your coffee coupon from the information desk at KAMU starting at 13.00 on the day of the lecture. You can use the coupon either before or after the lecture.

We adhere to government guidelines and regulations for COVID-19 prevention. 

Except for one lecture in Swedish held on November 3rd during Swedish Week, the lectures are held in Finnish.

Additional information:
KAMU Espoo City Museum
tel. 09 816 57052

kaupunginmuseo@espoo.fi

 

Historical afternoons for seniors / autumn 2021


Historical walks in September at 14.00:

15.9 Historical walk (in Finnish): Träskända Manor. Start: Träskändan puistotie 6, from the main entrance of the main building.
22.9 Historical walk (in Finnish): Otsolahti. Start: Kontionkuja 9, from the parking lot.
29.9 Historical walk (in Finnish): Leppävaara. Start: Upseerinkatu 5. The Old Alberga park.


Lectures:

6.10 Sankaripölyttäjät. Miksi pölyttäjät tulivat Talomuseo Glimsiin?
Museum Educator Aino Osola and coordinator Karoliina Salmelainen.

13.10 Teekkarit ja teekkarittaret: naiset tekniikan opiskelijoina 1900-luvun alussa.
Senior specialist Johanna Vähäpesola.

20.10 Saatana - Paholaisen uskomusolennon synty ja esihistoria.
Markus Mononen, doctoral student in Religious Studies and EKV Henri Hiljander.

27.10 Sireenien tuoksussa - muistokeruu Sirenien arkkitehtuurista Tapiolassa ja Otaniemessä.
Museum Educator Tiina Hero and Aino-Mari Tuuri, author of non-fiction and journalist.

3.11 Kulturfonden och de finlandssvenska miljarderna.
Ombudsman Anna Wilhelmson.

10.11 Sateenkaarihistoria ja kansalaisvaikuttaminen Suomessa.
Iris Olavinen, researcher at the Labour Archives.

17.11 Espoonjokilaakso – merenlahdesta Centiksi.
Museum Educator Jenni Siltainsuu.

24.11 Tähtiä ja kultalankaa – joulukoristelun historiaa.
Project coordinator Helena Heikkilä.