Tampere AURORAS spring activity
Welcome to visit the Hiekka Art Museum
Adress: Pirkankatu 6, Tampere
April 17, from 4.30 to 6 p.m.
The Hiekka Art Museum has been named after its founder Kustaa Hiekka (1870-1937), a highly esteemed goldsmith in the Finnish jewellery industry. Hiekka was also an avid collector of art, mainly Finnish art. He also collected antique furniture, coins, silver, tin and glass objects as well as articles of ethnographic value.
In addition to the Hiekka Foundation collection, temporary exhibitions are arranged in the museum. Between March 3 and September 1 this year, there is an art exhibition by a Swedish painter Sigrid Aminoff (1904-1994) who lived in Finland from 1933 to 1952. Aminoff herself has characterized her art by the following attributes: realistic, sometimes naivistic themes with an impressionist technique. Aminoff painted topics she saw around herself.
See you in the museum!
Fees: Museum card or adults 10e, retired 5e.
Welcome to visit Pyynikinlinna
October 24, at 4.30 p.m. (museum is open until 6 p.m.)
Address: Mariankatu 40Mariankatu
The main floor includes works from Emil Aaltonen’s art collection. Other permanent exhibitions comprise Emil Aaltonen exhibition (1869-1949), the Aaltonen owned companies, multimedia about the Aaltonen owned Ylikartano mansion and a movie about the life of Emil Aaltonen.
Current temporary exhibition SQIN is a story of how the leather industry changed and is currently well alive with small entrepreneurs and designers. SQIN is not just about skin and leather, the theme of the exhibition has been wielded boldly and innovatively.
KALEVALAND is a craft exhibition from Åland/Ahvenanmaa. The theme of exhibition is Finnish national epos Kalevala crafted by art designers.
Auroras -activity aims at creating relationships with academic women who have moved to Finland from other countries. Participants are encouraged to strengthen each other’s language skills, whether it is English or Finnish.
Organized by Tampere Auroras Team: Lea Henriksson, Eriikka Oinonen & Aurelie Mary
Hämeenpuisto Walk at Wednesday 23, May 2018, from 5 pm to 7 pm
The walk is a part of local Auroras -activity aiming at creating relationships with academic women who have moved to Finland from other countries. The main language will be English, but participants are encouraged to strengthen each other’s language skills, whether it is English or Finnish.
The idea of Hämeenpuisto -walk is to get acquainted with the sculptures located on the route from Eteläpuisto to Näsinkallio. The sculptures will tell about local history, but also women’s history and contributions. The participants may take pictures of the statues and themselves, and thereby become more familiar with each other and the surroundings.
The association’s member Aurelie Mary will kindly give tips to the participants concerning snapping and photographing. It is then interesting to figure out and discuss how the surroundings change when looked through diverse, multi-cultural lenses.
We’ll meet at 5 pm in Eteläpuisto, at the Cooperative Memorial (in Finnish Osuustoiminta muistomerkki). For the walk, participants will get a list of figures and statues located on the way. The walk will finish at Näsilinna and Mustalahti harbor with the option to rest at a terrace for a moment.
You are the most welcome – Sydämellisesti tervetuloa!
Tampere Auroras Team: Lea Henriksson, Eriikka Oinonen & Aurelie Mary