AT THE MERCY OF WATER – 6.11.2020 – 3.10.2021

People facing climate change   Tropical cyclones lash the coasts of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The arrival of monsoon rains cannot be foreseen, and wind directions are unpredictable. Sea levels are rising. These and many other phenomena are...

THE MUSEUM STORE SERVES

We are here to serve you on: Tuesdays 11-17 Wednesdays 12-18 Thursdays 12-18 Our products are • fair trade • hand made • and additionally, most are made of recycled materials! Our MUSEUM SHOP is OPEN although our exhibitions are closed. Our museum workers use masks...

Mexican Day of the dead – “Día de Muertos” 30.10 – 1.11.2020

The Day of the dead – “Día de Muertos” is one of the most important expressions of Mexican cultural heritage. It is celebrated in Mexico every November 1st. Altars are constructed in order to commemorate the loved ones, adorning it with offerings, decorations and...

3.3.-25.10.2020 THOSE WHO LEFT

The photographic exhibition Those Who Left shows what can happen to people who have left their home, striving for something better. In their photographs from 2008–2018, Anna Autio and Katja Tähjä capture the impact that being on the move has had on people. This is the...

MUSEUM OPENS AGAIN 2.6.2020

The Helinä Rautavaara Museum returns to regular opening hours on June 2, 2020. We work to make sure you can feel safe during your visit: We observe safe distances, take good care of hand hygiene and in all our activities we maintain the authorities’ limitations...