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For teachers

Hello teacher! On this page you will find everything you need for your group: guided tours, art workshops and help material for independent visits. More information about arriving to the museum on this site.

Informative briefings for teachers will be held 1 – 3 times a year. You can register to join our email distribution list for schools by filling out the form below (the newsletters are primarily in Finnish, but our art educators speak English).




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Welcome to Amos Rex!

P.S. The museum is brand-new, so we ask that you please be patient, and we also want your feedback. Our goal is to develop Amos Rex into a brilliant place to visit for school groups, to create rewarding experiences for students and to support teachers in their work. Cheers and jeers can be sent by email to: museum@amosrex.fi. Thank you! <3

Independent Groups

We are unfortunately not able to welcome independent groups to visit during the Magritte and Studio Drift exhibitions (applies to all groups, not only schools). This is due to high security standards of the art works. Please read below for more information about our bookable guided tours and art workshops.

This arrangement is an exception, and we wish you a warm welcome to our next exhibitions – with or without a guide!

Guided tours

The Amos Rex Tour

Take a deeper plunge into Amos Rex! On this tour, the guide will show your group the building and its current displays. The tour includes the exhibitions and a brief introduction to the history and architecture of the museum. The guide will encourage an exploratory approach and to discuss what you see and experience. Tours can be booked for visitors of all ages.

Duration about 45 minutes
Languages Finnish, Swedish, English (Russian, French, German, Spanish, Japanese)
Group size one group / guide (if you are more than 25 persons we recommend two guides)
Price 50 € (only on weekdays)

 

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The Ar­chi­tec­ture Tour

Get to know Lasipalatsi (“The Glass Palace”) and Amos Rex through its architecture! The new underground exhibition space is entered through the restored Lasipalatsi building – the contemporary meets the pearl of 30s Helsinki. The tour runs outdoors and indoors (not in the exhibition space). Tours can be booked for visitors of all ages.

Duration about 45 minutes
Languages Finnish, Swedish, English (Russian, French, German, Spanish, Japanese)
Group size one group / guide (if you are more than 25 persons we recommend two guides)
Price 50 € (only on weekdays)

 

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Art Workshops

Studio Drift X Magritte

Magritte’s approach of seeing everyday objects in a new light is reflected in the works of Studio Drift. This interesting combination of exhibitions and their meeting points are being studied in Studio Rex from March onward. In the workshop participants create their own artistic studies, and make something completely new and wonderful from something old and ordinary.

Lenght 1,5 h
Languages Finnish, Swedish, English
Group size  Max. 25 persons
Price 70 € (only weekdays)

 

Key words: sculpture in motion, drawing, abstract, imagination

During the workshop the group will create a moving sculpture, which is then studied by pen and paper through various approaches. If you wish the participants can bring with them small and light pieces of personal garbage; for example plastic bags, post-it notes, candy wrapping, a string that has gotten de-attached from a shirt… An insignificant object will receive new life, and the group gets to create contemporary art!

The Guide will lead the participants to see the works of Studio Drift and a few chosen paintings by René Magritte.

The workshop is adapted according to the skill and age level of the group.

 

Book your art workshop

The workshops above can be booked for school groups for the period from February 11 to March 1, 2019, weekdays (except Tuesdays):

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Later times and weekend visits can also be arranged.

Inquire about the workshops as follows:
1. Send an email to opasvaraus@amosrex.fi with the subject line “Flying workshop”, and please include a phone number where you can be reached.
2. Please suggest several times that would suit you.
3. Wait for our booking team to contact you!

NB! The maximum group size is 25 students. If the group is bigger than that, we suggest booking two guides. With school groups, we can be a bit flexible, but 27 students is the absolute upper limit.