Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

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Known for its impressive collection of contemporary pieces as well as for its building's design, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will expose you to new, fascinating works of art. Designed by American architect Steven Holl, this museum was founded in 1990 and opened in 1998. The Finnish National Gallery's contemporary collection resides here. View over 8,500 pieces of artwork, primarily collected from Finland and nearby countries. Visit the museum's cafe or pick up a souvenir at its on-site shop. Using our online itinerary creator, Helsinki attractions like Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma was closed for one year because of the renovation works. We visited on the opening day when also the new ARS22 exhibition was opened. ARS22 is the tenth installment....  more
    Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma was closed for one year because of the renovation works. We visited on the opening day when also the new ARS22 exhibition was opened. ARS22 is the tenth installment....  more »
  • The museum is only 22 years old but the elaborate zinc plates covering it haven't taken well to Finnish winter and are leaking. When American Steven Holl won the architectural competition his design.....  more
    The museum is only 22 years old but the elaborate zinc plates covering it haven't taken well to Finnish winter and are leaking. When American Steven Holl won the architectural competition his design.....  more »
  • We have visited this museum many times. Sometimes the exhibitions are quite strange like on our visit this time. On the top 5th floor was a 32-minute long video work by Doug Aitken. The screens were....  more
    We have visited this museum many times. Sometimes the exhibitions are quite strange like on our visit this time. On the top 5th floor was a 32-minute long video work by Doug Aitken. The screens were....  more »
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  • It really depends on the show. I have seen shows that have amazed me and I have loved and I have seen some which were a little one note. But of course there is a huge element of taste involved and connection various art styles. Shop has lots of fun bits, gifts and books.
  • One of the best contemporary art museums in Europe. Its architecture is truly great as well.
  • The building's inside structure was way more interesting than the exhibition itself.
  • Unfortunately, latest exhibition is absolutely too abstract art for common people.
  • One of the most beautiful places in Helsinki. Worth visiting

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