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University of the Arts Helsinki

The University of the Arts Helsinki, also known as Uniarts Helsinki, is a Finnish arts university that was launched in the beginning of 2013. Apart from a few exceptions, it is the only university in Finland that provides education in the fields ...

Church of the Holy Cross, Rauma

The Church of the Holy Cross is a medieval fieldstone church in Rauma, Finland. It is located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Rauma. The church stands by the small stream of Raumanjoki. The exact age of the Church of the Holy Cross is un ...

IHME Contemporary Art Festival

Ihme Contemporary Art Festival is a yearly festival for contemporary art produced by Pro Arte Foundation Finland. The festival includes a public work of art, a varied programme of events around the artwork, and educational art projects. Ihme Proj ...

Future Crew

The group was founded in 1986 by PSI Sami Tammilehto and JPM Jussi Markula as a Commodore 64 group, before moving to the PC demoscene in 1988; other members included, over time, Trug, Wildfire, Pixel, ICE, GORE, Abyss, Purple Motion, and Skaven, ...

KeWlers

keWlers is a Finnish demogroup, formed in the early 1990s, originally called Mewlers. After smaller releases such as Tripfish 2 or Another High-Caliber Mechanical Complication, their breakthrough came in 2002 when they released their critically a ...

Moppi Productions

Moppi Productions was a Finnish-based demogroup founded in 1996. It is mainly known for their story-based demos and the demo authoring tool Demopaja. The demo ix, released in 2003, won a total of three awards in the Scene.org Awards gala. Moppi i ...

Åland Museum

The Cultural History Museum of Åland and Åland Islands Art Museum are two museums under the same roof in Mariehamn in the Åland Islands, Finland. The building houses even other collections and staff of Ålands Museum, which was formerly the name o ...

Amos Rex

Amos Rex is an art museum named after publisher and arts patron Amos Anderson located in Lasipalatsi, Mannerheimintie, Helsinki. It opened in 2018 and rapidly reached international popularity, attracting more than 10.000 visitors in a matter of w ...

Ateneum

Ateneum is an art museum in Helsinki, Finland and one of the three museums forming the Finnish National Gallery. It is located in the centre of Helsinki on the south side of Rautatientori square close to Helsinki Central railway station. It has t ...

Kunsthalle Helsinki

Kunsthalle Helsinki is a non-profit exhibition space founded by various Finnish artist and art associations in 1928. Presenting annually 5–7 major exhibitions and special events, the main focus of the exhibition programme lies in contemporary art ...

Oulu Museum of Art

The Oulu Museum of Art is an art museum in the Myllytulli neighbourhood in Oulu. It is located on the edge of the Hupisaaret Islands park. The museum was opened to the public in October 12, 1963. The first premises were in the so-called Kolmiotal ...

Sinebrychoff Art Museum

The Sinebrychoff Art Museum is an art museum located on Bulevardi in Helsinki, Finland. The museum exhibits the old European art collections of the Finnish National Gallery. In addition, half of the museum acts as a historic house museum, display ...

Liljan patsas

Lilja is a red granite sculpture by Waino Aaltonen, located in Turku, Finland. It is located in Runeberginpuisto near the Aurasilta. It depicts the lily, the flower of the Turku coat of arms. In 1927, the statue was the first public art commissio ...

Per Brahe Statue

The Per Brahe statue is a monument of the Governor-General of Finland and first chancellor of the Academy of Turku, located in Brahenpuisto in Turku, Finland. It was designed by Walter Runeberg and revealed in 1888. The statue is made of bronze a ...

Taidepoliisi

Taidepoliisi is a statue designed by Pekka Kauhanen, located in Espoo, Finland, in the roundabout between Pohjantie and Ahertajantie. The statue directs the public to the Espoo Museum of Modern Art, located in the WeeGee house. The statue was rev ...

Three Smiths Statue

The Three Smiths Statue is a sculpture by Felix Nylund, situated in Helsinki, Finland in Three Smiths Square at the intersection of Aleksanterinkatu and Mannerheimintie. This realistic statue, unveiled in 1932, depicts three naked smiths hammerin ...

François Sabatier-Ungher

Marie Jean Baptiste François Sabatier was a French philanthropist, art critic and translator. He changed his name to Sabatier-Ungher after his marriage to the Austro-Hungarian opera singer, Caroline Ungher.

Academie royale de peinture et de sculpture

"Academie Royale" redirects here; not to be confused with the Academie Royale des Beaux-Arts or the Academie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts, both in Brussels. The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was founded in 1648 ...

Ecole superieure detudes cinematographiques

Established in 1973, the Ecole superieure detudes cinematographiques is a professional school in the fields of film and audiovisual techniques, and the use of multimedia applied to audiovisual works. Through its programs, ESEC prepares its candid ...

Ecole nationale superieure darts de Paris-Cergy

The Ecole nationale superieure darts de Paris Cergy is a National public school of art and design established in Cergy-Pontoise. It is one of the 5 National Art school in France, run by the French Ministry of Culture. Recognized as Frances second ...

Ecole Duperre

The Duperre School of Applied Arts is a public college of art and design. The school is located in the Rue Dupetit-Thouars, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris, near the Carreau du Temple, in the heart of Le Marais. Duperre School trains students ...

Ecole Boulle

The Ecole Boulle was founded in 1886 and is named after the cabinetmaker Andre-Charles Boulle, who is generally considered to be the preeminent artist in the field of marquetry or inlay during the reign of Louis XIV 1643-1715, the Sun King. Andre ...

Ecoles gratuites de dessin

The Ecoles gratuites de dessin were several art schools founded in eighteenth-century France, notably the Ecole Royale Gratuite de Dessin in Paris. During the eighteenth century Age of Enlightenment around sixty independent Ecoles gratuites de de ...

Ecole superieure dart et design Le Havre-Rouen

The Ecole superieure dart et design Le Havre-Rouen is a public school of art and design established in two of the main cities of Normandy, Rouen and Le Havre.

ESAD de Reims

The school of fine arts was founded in 1748 by Reims local government. Its founder, Louis-Jean Levesque de Pouilly, sought to attract artists, architects and craftsmen from France and neighbouring countries. In 1992, the French Minister of Cultur ...

European Academy of Art in Brittany

The European Academy of Art in Brittany is a French art school founded on December 27, 2010. It has four campuses: Brest, Lorient, Quimper et Rennes. With more than 800 students, it is the largest art school in France. On 1April 2016 Daniele Yver ...

Fontainebleau Schools

The Fontainebleau Schools started in 1921 with the involvement of the United States in the First World War. At the instigation of General Pershing - who wished to improve the quality of US military band music - Walter Damrosch, then conductor of ...

Haute ecole des arts du Rhin

Haute ecole des arts du Rhin is a French art and music school based in Strasbourg, Alsace. The historic main building, from 1892, is classified as a Monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1981.

Hotel de Chimay

The Hotel de Chimay is a hotel particulier, a type of large townhouse of France, at 17 quai Malaquais in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. Since 1883, it has been an extension of the Ecole nationale superieure des Beaux-Arts, a distinguished Natio ...

Villa Arson

The Villa Arson, also referred to as the Ecole Nationale Superieure dArts à la Villa Arson, is a French art museum, elite school and research institution for contemporary art, located in Nice, France. It is home to the Ecole Nationale Superieure ...

Les Apaches

Les Apaches was a group of musicians, writers and artists which formed around 1900 in Paris, France. Members of the group included: Manuel de Falla, composer Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, conductor Pierre Haour Michel-Dimitri Calvocoressi, writer an ...

La Ruche

La Ruche was an artists residence in the Montparnasse district of Paris. It now hosts around fifty artists and stages art exhibitions open to the public.

Plaincourault Chapel

Plaincourault Chapel is a 12th-century chapel of the Knights Hospitaller in Merigny, Indre, France. The structure, which is located next to the Chateau de Plaincourault, suffered extensive damage during the French Revolution and was abandoned in ...

French pavilion

The Venice Biennale is an international art biennial exhibition held in Venice, Italy. Often described as "the Olympics of the art world", the Biennale is a prestigious event for contemporary artists known for propelling career visibility. The fe ...

The Volpini Exhibition, 1889

The Volpini Exhibition was an exhibition of paintings arranged by Paul Gauguin and his circle held at the Cafe des Arts on the Champ de Mars, not far from the official art pavilion of the 1889 Exposition universelle in Paris. A poster and an illu ...

Videoformes

2005: Vincent Dudouet, Jan Paters, Franck Dudouet, Adolph Kaplan, Jean-Gabriel Periot, Olivier Bosson, Stanza, Jimmy Owenns, Sylvain Hourany 2008: Nicolas Clauss, Mihai Grecu, Christoph Oertli, Jan Peters, Bernard Mulliez 2003: Gabriela Golder, C ...

Suzanne de Court

Suzanne de Court was an enamel painter in the Limoges workshops, probably running a workshop of some size producing pieces of the highest quality. She was the only identifiable woman signing Limoges pieces, though this may be in her capacity as o ...

Leonard Limousin

Leonard Limousin was a French painter, the most famous of a family of seven Limoges enamel painters, the son of a Limoges innkeeper. He is supposed to have studied under Nardon Penicaud. He was certainly at the beginning of his career influenced ...

Chateau des Allymes

The Chateau des Allymes is a thirteenth-century castle which was rebuilt in the sixteenth century and restored in the nineteenth. It is located in the hamlet of Les Allymes, in the Amberieu-en-Bugey commune in the Ain department of France, in the ...

Angladon Museum

The Angladon Museum - Jacques Doucet is a museum at 5 rue Laboureur in Avignon. It is based in the hotel de Massilian, a former hotel particulier built in the 18th century. The museum was established in 1996 according to the wishes of Jean and Pa ...

Chateau dAnnecy

The Chateau dAnnecy is a restored castle which dominates the old French town of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie departement. It was bought by the town, restored and transformed into a museum, le musee-chateau dAnnecy. The castle is listed as a monumen ...

Appartement du roi

The appartement du roi or Kings Apartment is the suite of rooms in the Palace of Versailles that served as the living quarters of Louis XIV. Overlooking the Marble Court, these rooms are situated in the oldest part of the chateau in rooms origina ...

Musee dart contemporain de Lyon

The Musee dart contemporain de Lyon is a museum devoted to contemporary art, located in the 6th arrondissement of Lyon, in the Cite Internationale, next to the cinema, in front of the Parc de la Tête dOr. It had over 42.000 visitors in 2007.

Musee dart moderne et dart contemporain

The Musee dart moderne et dart contemporain, also known as MAMAC, is a museum dedicated to modern art and contemporary art. It opened on 21 June 1990, in Nice, France.

Musee dart sacre de Dijon

The Musee dart sacre de Dijon is a municipal museum of Catholic Burgundian sacred art inaugurated in 1980 by Canon Jean Marilier in the Eglise Sainte-Anne of Dijon. It is labeled "Musee de France" and was associated in 1993 with the Musee de la V ...

Musee des Augustins

The Musee des Augustins de Toulouse is a fine arts museum in Toulouse, France which conserves a collection of sculpture and paintings from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. The paintings are from throughout France, the sculptures represe ...

Beaulieu-en-Rouergue Abbey

not to be confused with Belloc Abbey in Urt; for other uses see Beaulieu Beaulieu-en-Rouergue Abbey, also known as Belloc Abbey French: Abbaye de Beaulieu-en-Rouergue, Abbaye de Belloc, is a former Cistercian monastery in south-west France, found ...

Musee des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux

The Musee des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux is the fine arts museum of the city of Bordeaux, France. Established in 1801 by the painter Pierre Lacour, it is one of the largest art galleries of France outside Paris. The museum is housed in a dependency o ...

Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon

The Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon is a museum of fine arts opened in 1787 in Dijon, France. It is one of the main and oldest museums of France. It is located in the historic city centre of Dijon and housed in the former ducal palace which was the ...

Musee des Beaux-Arts de Pont-Aven

The Musee des Beaux Arts de Pont-Aven also known as Museum of Pont-Aven was created in 1985 with the support of the French Museum Department and the Finistere Conseil General. The modern wing built in 1985 is reserved for exhibitions and the old ...