Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form
11.5.2017 - 24.9.2017
Ateneum Art Museum
Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form will open up new perspectives into Aalto’s life and work.
The conference will offer perspectives on the work of Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio-Aalto. Conference language is Finnish and it is organized by Ateneum Art Museum in cooperation with Alvar Aalto Foundation.
12:00 Director of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Tommi Lindh: Aino and Alvar Aalto’s joint architect’s office, active from 1924 to 1949.
12:45 Acting professor of art history at the University of Helsinki, Renja Suominen-Kokkonen: Aino Marsio-Aalto: architecture, furniture, applied art.
13:45 Chief curator Katariina Pakoma, Alvar Aalto Museum: A children’s house by Aino Aalto as a pioneering design for modern kindergartens.
14:30–15:00 Panel discussion