Design Museum will celebrate Helsinki Day with open doors and free entrance all day. The Objects of Desire exhibition will open in Design Museum’s Gallery at 2 p.m. with music provided by DJ Art Barf-Uncle. Visitors can build nest boxes for birds in the courtyard area shared by the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Design Museum.
Exhibition opening and free entrance to the museum
Open doors and free entrance all day long at Design Museum on Helsinki Day, 12 June. The Eero Aarnio and Finnish Form exhibitions offer unforgettable experiences for visitors. Our summer exhibition Objects of Desire will be opened at 2 p.m. in Design Museum’s Gallery by Chief Curator Suvi Saloniemi. Along with the exhibition, DJ Art Barf-Uncle will be playing records in the Gallery starting at 2:30 p.m. Join us to celebrate Helsinki and the opening of our new summer exhibition.
Organized by: Design Museum
Exhibitions to see at Design Museum
Eero Aarnio (8 April – 25 September 2016)
The largest overview ever presented of the work and design thinking of this renowned 83-year-old-designer
Objects of Desire (10 June – 21 August 2016)
Contemporary work by international designers combining conceptuality, philosophy, research, experiments with materials and craftsmanship.
Finnish Form – Design Museum’s Collections Exhibition
Design Museum’s collections exhibition Finnish Form tells of the history of applied art and design in Finland from the late 19th century to the present day.
Korkeavuorenkatu 23, 00130 Helsinki
In the courtyard of Design Museum and Museum of Finnish Architecture:
2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – 18:00
Ullanlinnankatu 2-4 (between the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Design Museum)
On Helsinki Day, the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Design Museum and HESA-Safa (The Helsinki and Uusimaa Region Chapter of the Finnish Association of Architects) will jointly hold a workshop for making nest boxes in the courtyard area of Design Museum and the Museum of Finnish Architecture. Families can join in to make nest boxes from ready-cut wood parts and their youngest members can paint them.
Organized by: HESA-Safa (The Helsinki and Uusimaa Region Chapter of the Finnish Association of Architects) and the museums.