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Didrichsen Art Museum´s exhibitions, events and news

Vincent van Gogh: Self portrait, 1887, Collection Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands. Photo: Rik Klein Gotink.

THE MUSEUM OPENS AGAIN ON JAN 25!

The Didrichsen Art Museum will open again on January 25, 2021.

Guidelines for a safe museum visit:

  • The use of a face mask is required for everyone over 12 years.

  • Please maintain a safe distance (1-2 meters) to other visitors and members of staff.

  • Wash your hands carefully. Hand disinfectant is distributed at the register and in all toilets.

  • Pay by card when possible.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief when coughing or sneezing.

  • If you feel unwell or have any flu-like symptoms, do postpone your visit.

  • Cleanliness and hygiene are maintained carefully in the museum.

  • Museum staff is provided with face masks.

  • Museum guards control the amount of visitors in the exhibition spaces in order to provide a safe visit. Please consider that possible queues will take place outside.

  • No guided tours or group reservations between Jan 25 and Feb 28, 2021.

  • Extended opening hoiurs until Feb 28, 2021: Mon 10 am – 6 pm / Tue–Fri 10 am – 8 pm / Sat–Sun 10 am – 6 pm.

Our personal is happy to assist with any questions regarding your visit.

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PROHIBITED ITEMS IN THE VAN GOGH EXHIBITION

  • Any type of food or drink, including gum and candy

  • Bags, backpacks or purses larger than an A4 sized folder

  • Excessively bulky coats or jackets

  • Any sharp or pointed/bladed objects

  • Pressurized cans or containers

  • Weapons or munitions

  • Explosive, flammable or combustible materials

  • Other inappropriate items decided by the security staff

In the first episode Jenny Didrichsen tells the story of the museum

THE DIDRICHSEN ART MUSEUM PODCAST

A CULTURAL OASIS IN HELSINKI

Let us transfer your mind to another time and place through our newly launched podcast.

You can listen to this podcast as a narration as you walk through the museum grounds and interiors, or as an audio experience to discover on your own time – wherever you choose to be. We hope that you enjoy it.

Listen to the podcast

Vincent van Gogh: Head of a fisherman with sou’wester, 1883.  Collection Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands. Photo: Rik Klein Gotink.

VAN GOGH EXHIBITION EXTENDS ONE MONTH!

The Kröller-Müller Museum has agreed on the extension of the Didrichsen's Van Gogh exhibition until February 28, 2021. The original ending date was January 31.

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GRAND EXPERIENCES IN SMALL ART MUSEUMS

A new website, SAM - Small Art Museums in Helsinki gathers together information about five art museums in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area that might be small in size but are colossal in content: Didrichsen Art Museum and Villa Gyllenberg on Kuusisaari island, the Reitz Foundation and Kirpilä Art Collections along Hesperiankatu, and the Gallen-Kallela Museum in Tarvaspää, Espoo.

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ALMOST 35 000 VISITORS IN KUUTTI LAVONEN'S EXHIBITION

The exhibition Time and Eternity of the Finnish contemporary artist Kuutti Lavonen had a total of 34 300 visitors, which makes it the fourth most popular exhibition of the museum. Thank you for visiting!

Maria Didrichsen. Photo: Iiris Markkola

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MARIA DIDRICHSEN APPOINTED NEW MUSEUM DIRECTOR 

Peter Didrichsen, who has been leading the Didrichsen Art Museum since 1992, has resigned on March 31, 2020. The Board of the Didrichsen Art Foundation has appointed Maria Didrichsen as his successor starting on April 1, 2020. Maria Didrichsen is only the third director in the 55-year history of the museum. During the years 1965–1992 Peter Didrichsen´s father and museum founder, Gunnar Didrichsen, worked as director of the museum.

 

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Mon 10–18  / Tue–Fri 10–20 / Sat–Sun 10–18


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DIDRICHSEN ART MUSEUM
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