Amos Rex attracts over half a million visitors during its first year
Amos Rex’s first year concludes with the announcement of the Ars Fennica exhibition’s visitors’ choice. A total of 77 300 people visited Amos Rex’s first summer exhibition. The visitors’ choice of Ars Fennica 2019 exhibition is Petri Ala-Maunus. Amos Rex will reward the favourite by acquiring an artwork by the artist into its collection.
Ragnar Kjartansson awarded the Ars Fennica prize
Artist Ragnar Kjartansson was awarded Finland’s most notable visual art award – the Ars Fennica prize. See his 2,5 hour long video artwork “The Boat” at the Ars Fennica exhibition. Voting for the Visitors’ Choice will continue until the end of the exhibition September 8th.
Already know when you’ll be visiting? Buy your ticket for the summer exhibition now! The advance ticket will be exchanged for the day’s entry sticker at the museum shop 45 minutes before closing time at the latest. Advance ticket holders can skip the normal queue, and use the museum shop cashier instead.
Amos Rex is an art museum where the past, present and future meet.
Amos Rex’s exhibition programme will extend from the newest, often experimental, contemporary art to 20th-century Modernism and ancient cultures. Amos Rex aims to present captivating and ambitious art refreshingly and exuberantly. The goal will be for the past, present and future to produce unique experiences and surprising encounters beneath and above ground, and on the screen.