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Tove Jansson’s and Albert Edelfelt’s joint exhibition in Villa Albert

  • 24.05.2024
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Villa Albert, Haikko
  • 10 €/aikuiset, 7 €/eläkeläiset, opiskelijat ja työttömät. Lapset (alle 16v.) vanhempien seurassa ilmaiseksi

Year 2024 marks the 170th anniversary of the birth of the artist Albert Edelfelt. In honor of the jubilee year, Edelfelt’s exhibition is visited by the loved artist Tove Jansson.

Albert Edelfelt found endless inspiration in the archipelago. To celebrate the jubilee year, Edelfelt’s exhibition is joined by the works of another great and loved artist from Porvoo archipelago, the visual artist Tove Jansson. Tove, a favorite of many, also celebrates her jubilee year in 2024, as it is 110 years since she was born.

Tove Jansson was a Finnish-Swedish painter, illustrator, and novelist. She is perhaps best known for her creation of the The Moomins, a series of books portraying a fictional family of troll-like creatures. As a visual artist, Jansson was a multi-talent being able to use many different techniques and to follow different style trends.

The theme of the summer exhibitions is “The Hidden Paradise of the Archipelago”. The anniversary year at Villa Albert is celebrated with exhibitions that explore the artists’ relationship with nature and the archipelago.

Tove Jansson’s and Albert Edelfelt’s works are displayed at Villa Albert, in Haikko, Porvoo from May 7 to September 29, 2024. Tove Jansson’s 15 art pieces come from Moomin Characters Oy Ltd’s and the family’s private collections. Albert Edelfelt’s 7 works are from the Albert Edelfelt Foundation’s collection and private collections. In addition, the artist’s heliogravures, photographs and objects that belonged to the artist are on display in the studio’s permanent exhibition.

€10/adults, €7/seniors, students and the unemployed. Children (under 16) accompanied by parents are free.

Please Notice! On Mondays and during Midsummer (21-23 Jun) the exhibition is closed.

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