Temporary exhibitions in the Gallery

Temporary exhibitions on architecture and design are organised in the Gallery at the Alvar Aalto Museum in Jyväskylä. These exhibitions show the work of Alvar Aalto, and architecture and design by other people, which has points of contact with Aalto’s themes and is of topical interest.


Schildt & Aalto. Modern humanists

The exhibition tells of the friendship and collaboration which existed between Göran Schildt, the writer, and Alvar Aalto, the architect.

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Children’s Scale

The exhibition presents the virtuoso furniture and furnishing designs for children made by Aino Aalto and Artek.

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The Finnish Architecture – Biennial Review 2016

The Biennial Review presents 15 jury-selected projects completed between July 2013 and June 2015.

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Making places - Fieldoffice Architects & Sheng-Yuan Huang

The exhibition explores the handiwork and people-centred approach of the Taiwanese Fieldoffice Architects.

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VENT - Jussi Heikkilä and Simo Heikkilä

Alvar Aalto Museum and Jyväskylä Art Museum celebrate their joint history with an exhibition of two Jyväskylä brothers: visual artist Jussi Heikkilä and interior architect Simo Heikkilä.

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Down the Stairs to a Shady Grove - Dialogues between Finnish garden art and architecture

The touring exhibition presents a dozen Finnish sites where the architecture and the surrounding gardens form total works of art that express the zeitgeist.

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The exhibition is based on a conservation management plan prepared for the first time in Finland. The plan involves the most detailed investigation so far of the hospital, which was built for tuberculosis patients.

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Ilmari Tapiovaara

The exhibition is a spellbinding voyage through Tapiovaara’s life, from young student to one of Finland’s most important designers.

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The Finnish rowhouse - from world-class housing to middle-class dream

The exhibition shows gems of the lifestyle familiar to all Finns, with the hand of Alvar Aalto and his architect comtemporaries powerfully in evidence.

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La dolce vita - Summer paradises by Alvar Aalto

Summer homes designed by Aalto transport exhibition visitors to the heart of the Finnish summer.

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The Alvar Aalto Medallist 2015

The exhibition presents the work of Spanish architectural practice, Nieto Sobejano.

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