Research & Art

Dipoli Gallery

Dipoli, the main building of Aalto University is a stage for encounters and events for students, the university and its partners. The Dipoli Gallery is university's representational space.

The Dipoli Gallery is Aalto University's representational space, a production house where co-design, co-creation and co-institutioning will take place and where new knowledge will be produced by the Aalto community. The curated programme of Dipoli Gallery consists of exhibitions from the whole Aalto Community and various events. 

Exhibitions 2024:

27.03.24-07.06.24 Of a feather... Master of Arts Photography

Exhibitions 2023:

14.12.23–08.03.24 Together: A glimpse into the University's services

16.03.23-15.09.23 Energy Futures: Critical minerals, climate neutrality and transition pathways

21.09-23.11.23 Heritage as a source of knowledge in artistic research and design education

Past exhibitions 2019-2022:

28.11.22-28.02.23 DIALOGUES - Creating New Textile Futures

13.09.22-18.11.22 Radical Speculations: Artificial Biology and Robotics meet Art and Architecture

07.04-20.06.2022 Breaking ground – 8 ways research shaped our world

21.2.-2.4.2022 Wonder(ful) 

18.11.2021-14.2.2022 Data Vitality

9.9.-29.10.2021 "Refashioning the Renaissance"

01.09-30.11.2020 "Creativity in Action: The Spirit of Student Life" 

11.3.-24.6.2020 "Re-Imagining the Past, Volume 2"

23.1.-7.3.2020 "Betoni - Concrete"

20.11.2019-16.1.2020 "Connecting the Dots" (Aalto Artificial Intelligence)

16.10.-15.11.2019 Quantum Explorations

4.9.-5.10.2019 "Design for a Cooler Planet", Helsinki Design Week

18.6.-28.8.2019 Re-Imagining the Past, Stories from the Aalto Archives 

3.5.-8.6.2019 // Aalto Digi

1-29.4.2019 // New Methods in Fashion

7-29.3.2019 // Staging (in) Nature, Photography from Aalto MA program

23.1. -3.3.2019 // Material Matters

20.11.2018 -18.1.2019 // Paradox city, Aalto campus development

Dipoli Gallery Curator:
Outi Turpeinen ([email protected])

About Dipoli exhibitions

Re-imagining the Past Vol. 2. Photos: Kitty Norros

Re-imagining the Past exhibition Vol. 2 online

The stories and images from the exhibition celebrating Aalto 10 are now available for online exploration.

Name and dates of the exhibition

Re-imagining the Past - Stories from the Aalto Archives exhibition

Exhibition highlights carefully selected items from the Aalto University Archives.

Muodin New Construction Methods -näyttely Dipolissa. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

New methods in fashion and clothing design

Aalto Fashion’s New Construction Methods exhibition presents creative approaches and experiments in fashion and clothes design and manufacture in Dipoli in April.


Aalto in Space

Always wanted to be an astronaut? Then this is your chance! Learn about CubeSats, remote sensing and black holes - and try a virtual reality trip to space!

Dipoli Gallery Exhibition 5-29.3.2019

Staging (in) Nature Photography Exhibition

Staging (in) Nature
Exhibition in Dipoli Gallery 5-29.3.2019

Welcome to the exhibition opening Tue 5.3.2019 4-6pm

The exhibition features a selection of photographic and moving image works by recent photography MA graduates from Aalto University: Jaakko Kahilaniemi, Otto-Ville Väätäinen, Petri Juntunen, Kerttu Malinen; and Annu Timonen from the University of the Arts Helsinki.

Paradox City Exhibition

Paradox City

The exhibition showcases the diversity of cultural, built and grown layers that co-create the home of a multidisciplinary community on Aalto University's campus.

Past Exhibitions in Review: 2016-2018
Aalto betaspace, an exhibition venue for students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture / photo by Julia Weckman.

Aalto galleries and exhibition venues

How can we make space for unexpected ways of looking at the world? Galleries and exhibition venues are co-produced spaces for action, bringing together the knowledge, content, vision, and passion of different agents.

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