Every year the Finnish Art Society hosts a major exhibition at Kunsthalle Helsinki highlighting the work of a prominent Finnish artist. Next year sees the opening of a major retrospective featuring the work of Paul Osipow, followed by Anu Tuominen in the upcoming 2020 exhibition.

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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 from 18:15 to 20:00 hours, exhibition programme permitting. In September and October, we also have extra drawing nights on Thursdays.

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Model and Instrument Kunsthalle Helsinki September 27; October 11, 18 and 25

The musician and singer Nenonen will be modelling with music at the Kunsthalle again.

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Moving Croquis Kunsthalle Helsinki September 6, 13, 20, October 4

The butoh artist Ken Mai will take static poses first and then start moving slowly. Bring your own drawing materials.

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The Young Artist Grant

Application period: from 2nd May to 31th August 2018. The grant will be given to 30 young artists. The Finnish Art Society’s grants and awards 2018 will be announced on December 10, 2018.

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New Edvard Richter Award

The Finnish Art Society’s Literary Award (1984–2017), given to writers, journalists and illustrators for works that have significantly furthered art literature and recognition of art in Finland, is replaced by the new Edvard Richter Award, given to art critics and writers who write about art.

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Art Lottery 2018

The works of art purchased by the Finnish Art Society during 2018 will be raffled among the members in January 2019.

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Edvard Richter Grants

The purpose of the Edvard Richter Grant for art critics is to enable the recipient to study contemporary international fine art abroad. Application time: 1.8.–28.9.2018. The grants are awarded in December.

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(suomi) Jäsenmatka Pietariin 5.–7.10.2018

(suomi) Matkalle osallistuminen edellyttää Suomen Taideyhdistyksen jäsenyyttä. Sitovat ilmoittautumiset 31.5.2018 mennessä suoraan matkatoimistoon.

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Book: EGS

Editor: Pirkko Tuukkanen. Publisher: Finnish Art Society, 2018. Texts: EGS, Alan Ket, Jacob Kimvall, Rafael Schacter. English, Finnish, Swedish. Hardcover. 240 p. ISBN 978-952-68476-2-7. Price: 39 €.

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