uncategorized - 28 June 2018

Have a great summer!

Our office is closed from 2nd of July until 3rd of August. Photo: Tiina Itkonen, Agatannguaq, Savissivik, 2002 ©Saastamoinen Foundation

uncategorized - 11 June 2018

EMMA has been selected Finland’s Museum of the Year 2018

EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art was announced Museum of the Year at the annual meeting of the Finnish Museums Association held in Vaasa on 24 May 2018. Five other museums competed for the same prize: the Aine Art Museum in Tornio, the [...]

art - 29 May 2018

Exhibition: From Tiepolo to Richter, European dialogue

The leading European foundations active in safeguarding our cultural heritage are presenting some of the works from their collections as part of the exhibition ‘From Tiepolo to Richter, European dialogue’. [image_1]The exhibition will remind us [...]

uncategorized - 5 January 2018

Rijksakademie Residency 2019 – Call for Applications

The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten is an international residency program based in Amsterdam. During their two years’ residency, emerging professional artists are stimulated to reflect critically on their work and break new ground. They are [...]

art - 4 October 2017

Lebanese artist Tania El Khoury announced winner of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art

[image_1]Tania El Khoury is the winner of the 2017 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art, announced at the ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival in Kuopio, Finland (Saturday 23rd September 2017). The Prize – now in its 4th year – is the [...]

uncategorized - 11 September 2017

The ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival returns to Kuopio, Finland this September and the highlight of this year’s event will be the announcement of the 2017 winner of International Prize for Live Art

The Prize – now in its 4th year – is the world’s only International Prize for Live Art, and at €30,000 it is also one of the richest in the arts. Four outstanding contemporary artists or collectives from across the globe are competing for the [...]

uncategorized - 29 June 2017

SARAH MORRIS’S 30-METRE-WIDE WALL PAINTING AT EMMA IS THIS SUMMER’S MUST-SEE PIECE

Aarno Ruusuvuori’s WeeGee building and its unique architecture provided the inspiration for Sarah Morris’s latest piece, produced with the assistance of students from the Academy of Fine Arts at University of the Arts Helsinki. Born in Great [...]

foundation - 31 May 2017

The first visitor of the Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Distinguished Chair grant programme at the University of Eastern Finland is Päivi Pajukanta from the University of California

The Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Distinguished Chair grant programme funding the visits of leading professors in Cardiovascular Diseases and/or Metabolic Diseases will start at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) in September 2017. [...]