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...

Dances with Spirits

Dances with Spirits October 7, 2015 – January 31, 2016 Being a western globetrotter, I marvel the variety in which I see the social rites of various cultures appear. The world may be getting more uniform; all over, the model for a good life seems to be directed by the...

Graciela Iturbide – Nature and Frida’s Bathroom

Exhibitions Graciela Iturbide Nature and Frida’s Bathroom September 30 – November 1, 2015 Mexico’s Graciela Iturbide (b. 1942) is one of Latin America’s most famous photographers. She is particularly known for images showing the people of her country. However, in her...

Beetles and Other Samples – Gallen-Kallela and Finland

Exhibitions Beetles and Other Samples – Gallen-Kallela and Finland Photo © Gallen-Kallelan Museo 6.5.–23.8.2015 A small exhibition at the Helinä Rautavaara Museum told a tale of Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865–1931) and the period of life he lived in Africa. The...

The Moments on the Spectrum

Exhibitions   The Moments on the Spectrum Artwork: Tuuli Autio 2.4.–26.4.2015 The Helinä Rautavaara Museum World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is observed on 2 April every year since 2008. Finnish Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome Association brought out culture...