Blue eyes and white hair – Myllykylä’s Maija Halonen 150 years
25th of January – 23th of April 2023
The 150th anniversary of the birth of Pekka Halonen´s wife Maija Halonen (nee Mäkinen, 1873-1944) was in the beginning of January 2023. The current exhibition features paintings from the shared life of the Halonen couple. In addition to landscape paintings and family photos, the exhibition presents Maija´s life as a mother of eight children, gardener, pianist, translator and textile designer. She was a multi-talented woman, who enjoyed her challenging life as an artist´s spouse.
Expect varying weather – Female artists as Pekka Halonen’s guests
4th of April – 27th of August 2023
The summer exhibition in Halosenniemi is built around themes related to weather phenomena. The exhibition has been curated by meteorologist Seija Paasonen, together with Halosenniemi museum staff.
As Pekka Halonen's guests, in the exhibition, there are both well-known and lesser-known talented female artists: Nina Ahlstedt, Emilia Appelgren, Helmi Biese, Fanny Churberg, Elin Danielson-Gambogi, Amélie Lundahl, Anna Sahlstén, Helene Schjerfbeck, Venny Soldan-Brofeldt, Ellen Thesleff, Ada Thilén, Emelie Wallenskiöld, Maria Wiik and Victoria Åberg.
Dreams and visions – New collection of the Nelimarkka Foundation
October 2023 – April 2024