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Kiasma - Museum of contempory art

Kiasma - Museum of contempory art


Kiasma - Museum of contempory art 

Kiasma is a museum of contemporary art situated in Helsinki, Finland. Its primary role is to educate the public on contemporary art and to strengthen the status of art in Finland in general.​ Kiasma is under the umbrella of the Finnish National Gallery. ively cultural centre and meeting place, Kiasma is the place for pleasure and experience. A diverse, changing programme allows the museum to reach different audiences. Kiasma and the art it exhibits often stimulate lively discussion in which the museum too is an active participant. The debate is open to everyone, whether it takes place in Kiasma or on some of its many online forums.The story of Kiasma building began with an architectural design competition in 1992. The winner of the competition was American architect Steven Holl with his entry entitled Chiasma. The name Chiasma was changed into its Finnish form, Kiasma. The opening of the museum was celebrated in May 1998.



Kiasma - Museum of contempory art

 

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Mannerheiminaukio 2, FIN-00100 Helsinki,

Finland Info & Theatre tickets +358 (0)294 500 501

Exchange +358 (0)294 500 200

Fax +358 (0)294 500 503

E-mail info@kiasma.fi








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