Kiasma Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

“Kiasma, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, is gearing up to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a day full of festivities. On Friday, June 2nd, the museum will open its doors with free admission and offer a diverse program of music, dance, and guided tours of the Tom of Finland exhibition.

Designed by architect Steven Holl, the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art was opened to the public on May 30, 1998. Kiasma stands as one of the iconic buildings of its time, leaving a lasting impression on the cityscape. Over the years, Kiasma has brought the most intriguing contemporary art from Finland and abroad to its visitors. To date, the museum has welcomed over 5.6 million people.

As Kiasma celebrates its 25th anniversary, the museum continues to be a vibrant hub of artistic expression and exploration, inviting both locals and international visitors to engage with the ever-evolving world of contemporary art.”

Read the full story at Helsinki Times.For the complete program of Kiasma’s 25th anniversary celebration, please visit Kiasma’s website.

Photo: National Gallery / Susanna Kesänen