Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

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Known for its impressive collection of contemporary pieces as well as for its building's design, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will expose you to new, fascinating works of art. Designed by American architect Steven Holl, this museum was founded in 1990 and opened in 1998. The Finnish National Gallery's contemporary collection resides here. View over 8,500 pieces of artwork, primarily collected from Finland and nearby countries. Visit the museum's cafe or pick up a souvenir at its on-site shop. Using our online itinerary creator, Helsinki attractions like Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • No great emotions arise when visiting the new Ars 22 exhibition on three floors of the museum still partly under construction wraps. Considering the exceptional times we have been living hardly... 
    No great emotions arise when visiting the new Ars 22 exhibition on three floors of the museum still partly under construction wraps. Considering the exceptional times we have been living hardly...  more »
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma was closed for one year because of the renovation works. We visited on the opening day when also the new ARS22 exhibition was opened. ARS22 is the tenth installment....  more
    Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma was closed for one year because of the renovation works. We visited on the opening day when also the new ARS22 exhibition was opened. ARS22 is the tenth installment....  more »
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  • It really depends on the show. I have seen shows that have amazed me and I have loved and I have seen some which were a little one note. But of course there is a huge element of taste involved and connection various art styles. Shop has lots of fun bits, gifts and books.
  • Contemporary art in an amazing modern building. Good cafe too. It's easy to spend two or three hours here. This place is a "must visit" if you like modern art and are visiting Helsinki.

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