Research & Art

Beta SPACE gallery

Aalto betaspace, an exhibition venue for students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture / photo by Julia Weckman.

Exhibition venue beta SPACE located at Otakaari 1 X, Espoo provides the Aalto University community with a space for experimentation and reflection, without focusing on particular disciplines. The course exhibitions from Art, Design and Architecture departments are combined here with curated content from various fields, related to the University teaching, research and other activities. The architect of this elegant and beautiful space is Alvar Aalto.

Photo: Julia Weckman

Exhibitions 2020

Current Exhibition:

07.01-21.01.2020 // Art now!  BA Students of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior architecture

Upcoming Exhibitions 2020: 

23.01-07.02.2020 //Contemporary Design Course: Ceramics and Architecture

13.02-26.02.2020//Exploring Narratives Studio Course Exhibition 

04.03-11.03.2020//Contemporary Drawing-course exhibition

12.03-30.03.2020 // SCTA Curated Project

01.04-06.05.2020// VICCA project Ajatus (Idea) BA Students of Architecture, Landscape architecture and interior architecture

Summer Exhibitions 2020: 

19-25.05.2020//Concrete pavillion- BA Architecture course exhibition

26.05-05.06.2020// Ajatus (Idea) BA students of Art Pedagogy, VCD / Ajatus (Kuvis, VCD)

06.06-14.06.2020 // Summer Graduation Celebration & Exhibition organised by Tarja Peltoniemi

06.07-05.08.2020//Bridges Aalto 2020: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture

Past Exhibitions 2019: 

14.12.2019-06.01.2020 // Ajatus (Idea) BA Students of Fashion and Design / Ajatus (Muoti, Muotoilu)

29.11-13.12.2019// Art now!  BA Students of Fashion and Design, Film, Television and Scenography

24.10-21.11.2019 // ClimATE

10.09 - 26.09.2019 // Traces from Anthropocene as part of Helsinki Design Week 

12.06 - 28.06.2019 // HEXIS by Karolina Januleviciute

27.05 - 07.06.2019 // “IDEA – AJATUS” course works 

19.05 - 26.05.2019 // Fashion Student works

06.05 - 18.05.2019 // “IDEA – AJATUS” course works

03.04 - 05.05.2019 // Curator students project

14.03 - 02.04.2019 // Art student works

06.03 - 13.03.2019 // Contemporary Drawing

20.02 - 05.03 // 'Design in the countryside' Hoi Laari

06.02 - 19.02.2019 // Learning Environments - New School in Puotila

11.01 - 01.02.2019 // Art Now! course works

LINK to exhibitions 2016-2018.


Curator Bilge Hasdemir ([email protected])

Curator Edel O’ Reilly ([email protected])

Undergraduate Centre

About beta SPACE exhibitions

Graphic Design by Joosung Kang

ClimATE Events Programme 24.10. - 21.11.

ClimATE is an expanded exhibition and events programme at multiple sites and spaces across Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus, showcasing research, prototypes and works of art as well as workshops, readings and screenings that discuss climate change and food systems.

Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

"Light on White” shows white glass and ceramics

The exhibition presents variations of ceramics and glass, all white.


Exhibition: “Show must go wrong” examines stressing

Video installation by artist duo 55–98, Verna Kovanen and Krista Seppälä, will occupy the Beta Space Gallery in Otaniemi until 23 March.


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Aalto betaspace, an exhibition venue for students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture / photo by Julia Weckman.
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