Art Fair Suomi Goes Galleries 2021
Save the Date!
8–13 June 2021
AFS21 welcomes to the cities, 8–13 June 2021 – Save the Date!
Art Fair Suomi Goes Galleries 2021 is a festival that showcases the Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa art galleries and their contribution to the characters of the cities. It also focuses of art collectives and their spaces, thereby responding to the thirst for culture born out of the coronavirus pandemic in a safe and accessible way. Held in the first half of June 2021, the week-long festival will showcase art galleries, exhibitions and artists throughout the Finnish capital area, offering a wealth of encounters with galleries and art, spiced up with discussions, artworks, interventions and events produced specifically for the festival. Admission to all exhibitions and events is free.
The vibrant and experimental art productions will feature a wide range of artists, from household names to emerging talent. Helsinki area has a huge range of art galleries, from private spaces to galleries run by institutions to artist-run project spaces. The spaces open to the public during the Art Fair Suomi festival also offer free cultural experiences the year round!
Art Fair Suomi Goes Galleries makes part of the eventful visual arts summer in Helsinki. The event takes the audience to topical, urban art scene, just before the opening of the Helsinki Biennial.
More information about the festival programme will be posted during winter and spring 2021. The opening of the festival will be celebrated in all participating spaces on Tuesday, 8 June 2021.
Art Fair Suomi Goes Galleries 2021 – 8–13 June 2021 – Save the Date!
The Art Fair Suomi contemporary art festival has been organised since 2005 by Artists’ Association MUU and Association of Photographic Artists in Finland. Other national artist membership organisations that joined the festival in 2020 are: Association of Finnish Sculptors, Association of Finnish Printmakers, Finnish Painters’ Union, and the Union of Finnish Art Associations.
An open call for galleries will be closed after 28 February 2021. Submit your application from this LINK!