EXHIBITIONS

The association organises group exhibitions of its members in Finland and abroad and participates in exhibitions and events organized in co-operation with other communities.

Past exhibitions:

Ars-Häme ry’s summer exhibition 2021
Rönsy

1.7.-29.8.2021 former shopping center Linna, Hämeenlinna
Markku Arantila, Kaisu Aro, Elina Autio, Alex Rosa Basura, Veikko Björk, Mi Duncker, Jussi Goman, Aura Hakuri & Linda Granfors, Maija Helasvuo, Venla Helenius, Kirsi Jokelainen, Johannes Kangas, Justyna Koeke & Mimosa Pale, Tuija Lampinen, Benjamin Phillips Nozdrachev, Tarja Nurkkala, Panu Ollikainen, Henrik Olsson, Rosaliina Paavilainen, Eeva Peura, Eija Piiroinen, Kalle Turakka Purhonen, Seppo Renvall, Simo Ripatti, Sasha ja Pasha Rotts, Tuuli Saarekas & Emilia Niskasaari, Aura Saarikoski, Hanna Saarikoski, Katri Stenberg, Anssi Taulu, Emma Thomas, Minnamari Toukola, Aki Turunen, Anna Karoliina Vainio, Anniina Vainionpää, Milja Viita

The summer exhibition is curated by visual artists Pilvi Ojala and Pauliina Turakka Purhonen.
In cooperation with Ars-Häme ry and the City of Hämeenlinna.

More information about the exhibition:
https://nayttelyt.arshame.com/ronsy2021/

Ars-Häme ry’s summer exhibition 2020
Moderation, Connection, Equality

27.6.-29.8.2020 27.6.-29.8.2020 former shopping center Linna, Hämeenlinna
Marja Bonada, Katie Cyfenw, Datamosh (Paul Jones and Guy Mayman), Penny Hallas, Jenni Kalsola, Mika Karhu, Tapani Kokko, Riitta Kopra, Olli Larjo, Catherine Lorent , Sampo Malin, Tom Meilleur, Tiina Nevalainen, Pilvi Ojala & Anni Paunila, Jonathan Powell, Jussi Pyky, Aarno Rankka & Jyrki Riekki, Antti-Ville Reinikainen, Simo Ripatti, Jasmine Roberts, Niina Räty, Ilkka Sariola, Stoll & Wachall, Juha Sääski, Berit Talpsepp-Jaanisoo, Nora Tapper, Anssi Taulu, Pauliina Turakka-Purhonen, Anniina Vainionpää, Veronika Witte

The exhibition is curated by sculptor Maija Helasvuo and visual artist Marja Bonada (Wales).
In cooperation with Ars-Häme ry and the City of Hämeenlinna.

More information about the exhibition:
https://nayttelyt.arshame.com/kohtuus2020/

Ars-Häme ry’s summer exhibition 2019
SPACE as a background of observation

30.6.-31.8.2019 Riihimäki old glass factory
Elina Autio, Jussi Goman, Radoslaw Gryta, Ihana Havo, Maija Helasvuo, Kaisaleena Halinen, Ahti Isomäki, Villu Jaanisoo, Kirsi Jokelainen & Johannes Kangas, Mika Karhu, Riitta Kopra, Pia Kousa, Tuija Lampinen, Olli Larjo & Lasse Wallenius, Kati Lehtonen & Mikko Myöhänen, Sampo Malin, Seppo Manninen, Juhana Moisander, Antti Oikarinen, Pilvi Ojala & Anni Paunila, Anneli Sipiläinen, Katri Stenberg, Nora Tapper, Anssi Taulu

The exhibition is curated by visual artist KuM Simo Ripatti.
In cooperation with Ars-Häme ry, City of Riihimäki, G-Capital Oy

Lisätietoa näyttelystä:
https://nayttelyt.arshame.com/tila/

Ars-Häme ry’s summer exhibition 2018
We were not one – Reflections of the Civil War in Contemporary Art

1.7.-7.9.2018 Riihimäki old glass factory
Edwina Goldstone, Sirpa Haapaoja, Maija Helasvuo, Hanna Holma, Ahti Isomäki, Olli Isomäki, Mika Karhu, Satu Kiuru, Anna Kolehmainen, Riitta Kopra, Teemu Korpela, Reijo Kärkkäinen, Olli Larjo, Salla Laurinolli, Sampo Malin, Jari Männistö, Mikko Myöhänen&Simo Ripatti, Pilvi Ojala, Meri Peura, Kukka Pitkänen, Jouko Pullinen, Simo Ripatti, Heli Ryhänen, Elina Salonen, Minna Suoniemi, Anne Tamminen, Vilja Tamminen, Anssi Taulu, Jaakko Tornberg, Anniina Vainionpää, Mika Vesalahti, Jana Vyborna-Turunen.

The exhibition is curated by Mika Karhu, PhD, sculptor Olli Larjo and graphic artist Jouko Pullinen, PhD
In cooperation with Ars-Häme ry, the City of Riihimäki and G-Capital Oy

More information about the exhibition:
https://nayttelyt.arshame.com/emmeolleetyksi/

Ars-Häme ry’s 40th anniversary exhibitions 2015
Due to Sound

20.2.-12.4.2015 Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Archive working group Olli Larjo & Lasse Wallenius, Kaisu Aro, Satu Bethell, Edwina Goldstone, Jussi Goman, Ilmari Gryta, Sirpa Haapaoja, Kaarina Helenius, Heli Huotala, Ismo Hyvärinen, Työpari Ahti Isomäki & Olli Isomäki, Mari Isotalo, Mirka Johansson, Jenni Kalsola, Johannes Kangas, Tuula Kauppi, Anna Kolehmainen, Jarmo Kukkonen, Tuija Lampinen, Kalle Mustonen, Mikko Myöhänen, Arto Määttä, Tiina Nevalainen, Pilvi Ojala, Hannu Pentti, Meri Peura, Kukka Pitkänen, Jouko Pullinen, Pentti Pullinen, Juha Rouhikoski, Katri Stenberg, Maija Vainonen, Anne Tamminen, Vilja Tamminen, Katja Taskinen, Anssi Taulu, Mirva Valvanto, Maija Vatanen, Juha Veltti, Jana Vyborna-Turunen, Gary Wornell.

6.3.-24.3.2015 GalleriaKONE
Riitta Förström, Maija Helasvuo, Erkki Kannosto, Salla Laurinolli, Samuli Laurinolli, Seppo Manninen, Jouni Pajavuori, Anneli Sipiläinen, Jukka Teittinen, Anniina Vainionpää.

The exhibition is curated by visual artist Marjatta Oja and musician Asko Keränen.

More information about the exhibition:
https://arshame40.wordpress.com/

PskovART. Pskov, Russia, 26.6.-18.7.2014

Kirsi Jokelainen, Johannes Kangas, Riitta Kopra, Pekka Kröger, Tuija Lampinen, Salla Laurinolli, Samuli Laurinolli, Tiina Nevalainen, Pilvi Ojala, Anssi Taulu. Visual artists Pilvi Ojala and Riitta Kopra participated in the Novgorod Cultural Forum. The artist collaboration started in Novgorod and will continue in Pskov in 2014 and in Hämeenlinna in 2015.

KNIPSU. Bergen. autumn/2013

Maija Helasvuo, Anneli Sipiläinen, Antti Oikarinen, Jussi Goman, Pilvi Ojala, Veijo Ulmanen, Anssi Taulu, Edwina Goldstone.

GalleriaKONE, Hämeenlinna. 3.-23.7.2013

ARS-Häme SUMMER’13. Kaisu Aro, Riitta Förström, Heli Huotala, Ismo Hyvärinen, Ahti Isomäki, Olli Isomäki, Mari Isotalo, Kirsi Jokelainen, Aura Jylhä-Vuorio, Johannes Kangas, Tuija Lampinen, Samuli Laurinolli, Salla Laurinolli, Juha Meuronen, Mikko Mikkola, Kalle Mustonen, Tiina Nevalainen, Pilvi Ojala, Jouni Pajavuori, Jouko Pullinen, Katri Stenberg, Anne Tamminen, Katja Taskinen, Anssi Taulu, Jukka Teittinen, Anniina Vainionpää, Mirva Valvanto, Juha Veltti, Jana Vyborna-Turunen

Galerie TOOLBOX. Berlin. 16.2.-16.3.2013

Wavering View. Ismo Hyvärinen, Salla Laurinolli, Anne Tamminen, Anssi Taulu

Supermarket 2012. Kulturhuset, Tukholma 17.-19.2.2012

Artists Edwina Goldstone, Tuija Lampinen, Pilvi Ojala and Juha Rouhikoski represented GalleriaKONE at the art fair.
More information about the event can be found here.

ARt Häme 11 – Art Weeks in Hämeenlinna 26.8.-11.9.2011

ARS Häme Art Weeks continued under the renewed name ARt Häme in Hämeenlinna. More information about art weeks here.

ARS 11 satellite exhibition at GalleriaKONE: Paolo Woods “Chinafrica” 3.9.-27.9.2011

Photographer Paolo Woods opens the door to an interesting subject and tells about Chinese in Africa through the photographs. Paolo Woods (b. 1970) is the son of Canadian-Dutch parents, raised in Italy, lived in Paris and currently working in Haiti. He made descriptions of Chinafrica’s works in 2007-2010 while visiting 15 different African countries together with journalist Serge Michelin. While travelling he published a book China Safari along with Serge Michelin. GalleriaKONE produced the ARS 11 satellite exhibition in Hämeenlinna with the support of the Häme Foundation of the Finnish Cultural Foundation and in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

CONTACT. Hämeenlinna Art Museum 25.2.-25.4.2011

Eight artists from Ars Häme: Mari Isotalo, Satu Kiuru, Salla Laurinolli, Samuli Laurinolli, Antti Oikarinen, Pilvi Ojala, Vilja Tamminen and Mirva Valvanto.
Art council will take place in the exhibition on Sunday 27.3. at 2 pm. Members of the jury are Vexi Salmi, Paleface, Minna Joenniemi, Tapani Helsten and Henna-Maija Alitalo. The art jury praised the eight works of the artists in the Kontakti exhibition. More than 80 visitors came to Hämeenlinna Art Museum to listen to a relaxed discussion about the contemporary art. The winning work of the jury was Samuli Laurinolli’s Koti-isä and the audience favourite was Mari Isotalo Vedenjakajat.

SUPERMARKET 2011. Kulturhuset, Stockholm 18.-20.2.2011

Artists Maija Helasvuo, Mika Karhu, Mikko Myöhänen, Anne Tamminen and Anssi Taulu represented GalleriaKONE at art fair.

ARS HÄME 10 -art week | 21.-29.8.2010 | Forssa

ARS HÄME 09 -art week | 11.-20.9.2009 | Riihimäki

Riihimäki Art Week was implemented in co-operation with the Riihimäki Artists’ Association, the Association of Finnish Fine Arts Organizations, the Häme Art Council, the Riihimäki Art Museum and the City of Riihimäki.
Read more on Art Week’s website.

Have a Seat | 5.-28.9.2008 | Neumünster. Germany

The exhibition is part of the 10th anniversary of the Kunstflecken festival. Curated by Jürgen Baum. The inviting city is Neumünster.
Artists selected for the exhibition: Terho Aalto, Anne-Elina Alho, Kaisu Aro, Olli Larjo, Salla Laurinolli, Mikko Myöhänen, Antti Oikarinen, Katri Stenberg, Anne Tamminen, Anssi Taulu, Gary Wornell
Exhibition catalog: Have a Seat. Ars-Häme Publications 2008/1. Offset-Kolmio. ISBN 978-951-98742-3-4

Local | 11.1.-10.2.2008 | Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki

Terho Aalto, Marko Aaltonen, Kaisu Aro, Satu Bethell, Leila Hietala-Hämäläinen, Jouni Härkönen, Olli Isomäki, Erkki Kannosto, Jarmo Kukkonen, Juha Laurikainen, Kati Lehtonen, Mikko Myöhänen, Jouni Pajavuori, Eero Pöyhtäri, Eeva-Kaisa Takala, Anssi Taulu, Veijo Ulmanen, Gary Wornell

Stories of slowness | 2.10.-30.11.2003 | Ars-Häme’s 30th anniversary exhibition in Hämeenlinna

Stories of slowness were a collection of several art exhibitions that celebrated the 30th anniversary of the ARS-Häme Association. The works were on display at the Hämeenlinna Art Museum, the Cultural Center Gallery, Galleria Ripustus and the illuminated billboards in the center of Hämeenlinna. In connection with the exhibition a celebratory magazine was published and it was distributed to every household in Hämeenlinna.

The gala exhibition ended a three-year EU-funded art production project, which included three group exhibitions in Germany and three exhibitions in Finland.

The exhibition was curated by art historian Jonni Roos and commissioned by Anne Tamminen.

Exhibition artists:
Cultural Center: Ahti Isomäki, Olli Isomäki, Olli Larjo, Hannu Pentti, Ilkka-Juhani Takalo-Eskola, Olavi Suomela and Anssi Taulu
Hämeenlinna Art Museum: Anne-Elina Alho, Annu Eklund, Radoslav Gryta, Pentti Hammarberg, Juhani Harri, Maija Helasvuo, Aura Jylhä-Vuorio, Juha Järveläinen, Mika Karhu, Pertti Kukkonen, Tuija Lampinen, Juha Laurikainen, Seppo Manninen, Heikki Marin Merilä, Egon Meuronen, Erkki Mikkola, Eero Pöyhtäri, Jouko Pillinen & Juha Merta, Anneli Sipiläinen, Merja Sirkiä, Katri Stenberg, Anne Tamminen, Tellervo Töyry, Veijo Ulmanen, Olavi Vaarula, Marjukka Vainio, Maija Vainonen-Gryta and Reino Vihinen
Gallery Ripustus: Marko Aaltonen and Mikko Myöhänen
In the city’s illuminated billboards: Marjukka Vainio
Kanta-Häme Central Hospital: Raisa Mesilaakso

Spuren im Gedächtis | 9.9.-5.10.2003 | In Elmshorn, Germany

The exhibition was curated by visual art critic Pekka Helin. In Germany, the exhibition was organized by the city of Elmshorn and the art association.

Artists of the exhibition: Ahti Isomäki, Pertti Kukkonen, Olli Larjo, Katri Stenberg, Anne Tamminen

Elmshorn’s exhibition publication Spuren im Gedächtnis explores the themes of both art history and personal history. The publication was edited by Pekka Helin, Olli Isomäki and Olli Larjo. Jouni Hirvonen was responsible for the graphic design.

Feeling | 10.9-27.10.2002 | Artists from Ars-Häme in Riihimäki

Ars-Häme artists in Riihimäki at the Art Museum, Paronen Hall of the City Library and Galleria Allinna.

The curators of the exhibition are amanuensis Eeva Toika from the Riihimäki Art Museum and regional art researcher Päivi Viherluoto from Hämeenlinna. On behalf of Ars-Häme, the commissioners of the exhibition were Heikki Marila and Merja Sirkiä.

Feeling exhibition was part of the association’s EU-funded 3-year project. The title of the exhibition was chosen to be the ambiguous word emotion, which allows for multiple associations. The word can be understood as either a noun or a command form of a verb, but it is equally intended to make the Ars-Häme association known.

Exhibition artists:

Art Museum: Anne-Elina Alho, Radoslaw Gryta, Juha Järveläinen, Tuija Lampinen, Juha Meuronen, Katri Stenberg, Anne Tamminen and Marjukka Vainio and Maija Vainonen-Gryta

Library / Parosen Hall: Olli Larjo and Olavi Suomela
Allinna: Anneli Sipiläinen, who was also the artist of Riihimäki Day in 2002.

In addition: Heikki Marila’s memorial environmental work was completed behind the Peltosaari district of Riihimäki on the Uuden Karhintie.

Machtproben | 5.5.-9.6.2002 | At the Tuttlingen City Gallery in Germany

The exhibition was curated by visual art critic Pekka Helin and by Marjatta Hölz, director of the Tuttlingen City Gallery in Germany.
At the opening of the exhibition, Olli Larjo, Anssi Taulu and Kaapo Innanen played a Performance: Fuzzy chess, Fuzzy chess.
Artists of the exhibition: Maija Helasvuo, Mika Karhu, Heikki Marila, Jouko Pillinen.

Natursyndrom | 11.5.-17.6.2001 | In the Tuttlingen City Gallery

The curator of the exhibition was art critic Pekka Helin. In Germany, the exhibition was organized by Marjatta Hölz, director of the Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen. The Commissioner was Marjukka Vainio.
Frakkiherrat (Gryta, Takalo-Eskola and Vainonen-Gryta) performed at the opening of the exhibition.
Artists of the exhibition: Radoslav Gryta, Tuija Lampinen, Anneli Sipiläinen, Ilkka-Juhani Takalo-Eskola, Marjukka Vainio, Maija Vainonen-Gryta.

Exhibition of new members | 7.2.-4.3.2001 | In the gallery of the Hämeenlinna Cultural Center

The commissioner of the exhibition was Olli Larjo.
Artists of the exhibition: Anne-Elina Alho, Juha Järveläinen, Olli Larjo, Raisa Mesilaakso, Hannu Pentti, Katri Stenberg, Anne Tamminen.