The Finnish Art Society has announced the winners of the thirteen art awards 2017 and given grants to young artists and art critics. The Ducat Prize to a young Finnish artist was given to Jaakko Pallasvuo. The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Päivikki Kallio. The William Thuring Foundation’s main prize and 9 other designated prizes are given to artists between ages 35 and 45; this year the main prize was given to Mari Sunna. The Literature Award was given to Ville Hänninen for the book Kirjan kasvot. Sata vuotta suomalaisia kirjankansia. (SKS, 2017)

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Coming: EGS

Kunsthalle Helsinki from January 2018

EGS at the Kunsthalle Helsinki from January 2018

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Croquis Nights Kunsthalle Helsinki Tuesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Finnish Art Society organises open life drawing sessions in the Kunsthalle Helsinki on Tuesdays. The admission fee is €8, for the members of the Finnish Art Society €7.

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Art Lottery 2017 Cable Factory February 1, 2018

The Finnish Art Society purchases annually approximately a hundred works of art, which will be raffled among the members at the end of the year. The list of the artworks can be seen here.

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Self-Portrait I and II Kunsthalle Helsinki 25.7. & 1.8.2017

The Finnish Art Society arranges drawing classes at the Kunsthalle Helsinki. Teacher: Vappu Rossi, visual artist.

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Non-stop Workshops on Self-Portrait Kunsthalle Helsinki Wed 28.6. 16–20, Sun 2.7. 13–17

The Finnish Art Society arranges non-stop workshops on self-portrait at the Kunsthalle Helsinki on Wednesday, June 28 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, August 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Teacher: Vappu Rossi, visual artist.

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(suomi) Kunniamaininta Jussi Heikkilä -kirjalle

(suomi) Hämeenlinnan kaupunginkirjaston järjestämässä Vuoden 2016 paras taidekirja -kilpailussa myönnettiin kunniamaininta Suomen Taideyhdistyksen julkaisulle Jussi Heikkilä. Observationes 1984–2016 (toim. Pirkko Tuukkanen). Kilpailun voittajaksi valittiin Harri Kalhan teos Rut Bryk – Elämän taide (EMMA – Espoon modernin taiteen museo).

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Jussi Heikkilä – One of the Most Beautiful Books 2016

The book Jussi Heikkilä. Observationes 1984–2016 published by the Finnish Art Society was chosen for one of the Most Beautiful Books of the Year 2016 by the Finnish Book Art Committee.

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Members’ Trip to Vienna 29.9.–1.10.2017

The Finnish Art Society arranges in co-operation with the travel agency Matka-Agentit Oy a members’ trip to Vienna. To sign up, contact the travel agency by 12 May 2017.

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Publications for sale

The Finnish Art Society publishes art books in conjunction with the exhibitions it presents.

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