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Have a taste of Ateneum's Modern Woman -exhibition!

Modern Woman opens on February 11th 2022. The exhibition shows art works from Finnish woman artists Helene Schjerfbeck, Sigrid Schauman, Ellen Thesleff, Elga Sesemann, Hilda Flodin, Sigrid af Forselles, Gunvor Grönvik, Eila Hiltunen, Lea Ignatius, Helmi Kuusi, Laila Pullinen and Essi Renvall. 

See a selection of their art works at our web gallery!

A journey on life's waves

Voyages by water – a popular theme in ancient mythology – are among the oldest motifs in western art. For the artist, water is a calming element that generates new life, but also a force of nature that can be frightening and uncontrollable.