The Finnish Art Society presents annually thirteen important art awards (Ducat Prize, Lifetime Achievement Award, Edvard Richter Prize and ten William Thuring Prizes) and gives grants to young artists and art critics.

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The Finnish Art Society brings Paul Osipow’s and Anu Tuominen’s exhibitions to Kunsthalle Helsinki

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. Bring your own drawing materials. The admission fee is €8, for the members of the Finnish Art Society €7.

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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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(suomi) Taidemessumatka Kölniin (suomi) 11.–14.4.2019

(suomi) Tervetuloa Suomen Taideyhdistykselle räätälöidylle, taidefilosofi Johanna Wahlbeckin opastamalle taidemessumatkalle Kölniin. Matka suuntautuu Art Cologne 2019 -messuille ja sisältää myös muita taidekohteita Johannan opastamana. Matkalle osallistuminen edellyttää Suomen Taideyhdistyksen jäsenyyttä.

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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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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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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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