Research & Art

Exhibition Highlights

See a selection of Aalto exhibitions to visit
Puu ja Savi - Wood and Clay course exhibition organised by Nathalie Lautenbacher. Väre Main Lobby, March 2019. Photo credit-Eeva Suorlahti_1.jpg
Puu ja Savi - Wood and Clay course exhibition organised by Nathalie Lautenbacher. Väre Main Lobby, March 2019. Photo credit-Eeva Suorlahti

Exhibition Highlights

With multiple spaces across the Otaniemi campus and partnership projects each year, there are always dynamic exhibitions activities taking place at Aalto. You can find more information on a selection of shows taking place on and off-campus showcasing leading research at Aalto University. 

For further information contact Aalto Exhibition Team below.

Exhibition events

Street Project
Exhibitions and fairs

Main Street Project – How to turn a car-dominated road into a user-based and liveable street

The aim of this project is to design services that can serve as platforms for co-creating value with the partners of the university, opening the Aalto campus to the city and turning a road into a lively street and community.
Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021
Exhibitions and fairs

Helsinki Design Week 2021 lands in Otaniemi in September, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

What kinds of design do future generations need? Luxurious biocolours from fields, wearable solar cells and a lot more. Take a look into the future!
Image that illustrates Nubia disappearing under water
Exhibitions and fairs

Nubia:No More

This research project takes place in Egyptian Nubia. Today, the Nubian region in Egypt is mainly under the water of a man-made lake caused by the construction of High Dam in Aswan, Egypt. The exhibition's main goal is to create awareness on the sustainability of Nubian traditional architecture, which makes a use of natural resources, better understand social and cultural aspects of Nubian construction practices, and disclose the impacts caused by the acts of mankind.
Celebrating the Helsinki School, the exhibition New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School explores various approaches in how to visualize the passage of time.
Exhibitions and fairs

New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School

Celebrating the Helsinki School, the exhibition New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School explores various approaches in how to visualize the passage of time.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Designs for a Cooler Planet logo

Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021

In a world of plenty, what is wise to design for the next generations? This year's theme is Resource wisdom, and a university-wide event will take place in September 2021.

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Still: '01-Training' 2020. Video (02:57) by Lukas Malte Hoffman. Image courtesy of the artist.

Online Exhibitions 2020

A selection of Aalto exhibitions made available online in 2020

Research & Art

Recent Exhibitions

Hidaka Ohmu – The seaweed pavilion

The seaweed pavilion is on display at the A Bloc shopping centre on the Otaniemi campus 16.11-16.12.2020. You can experience Julia Lohmann's Kombu Ahtola algae piece at Annantalo (Annankatu 30, Helsinki) on 20 August 2020–31 January 2021.

Julia Lohmann's Kombu Ahtola algae sculpture at Annantalo.

Outré: Encounters with Non/living Things

`Outré: Encounters with Non/living Things` online exhibition

Graphic Design by Emery L Norton

Designs for a Cooler Planet — Helsinki Design Week 2020

Helsinki Design Week at Otaniemi showcases inspiring future designs related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Designs for a Cooler Planet 2020: Race for the Future

Wood Wonders exhibition showcases climate-friendly building concepts

If all the buildings constructed in Finland each year were made of wood, the amount of wood needed for their construction would grow back in ten hours.

Wood Wonders exhibition at Helsinki airport. Photo: Anne Kinnunen

Creativity in Action: The Spirit of Student Life

Creativity in Action: The Spirit of Student Life

Creativity in Action Exhibition-Design By Emery Norton

Dialogue Model: I can’t hear myself without you listening

Exhibition Programme at M8 Art Space 2019-2020

Image: Olivia Abächerli. Still from 'Polsima' 4 channel video installation, 2019

Cool and Icy Waters - ice research  for sea traffic

The exhibition depicts marine and Arctic technology research at Aalto University, including the study of sea ice structure and behaviour as well as the functionality, sustainability and safety of ships and marine structures under extreme conditions. The goal of this research is to ensure safe and sustainable transportation in Arctic areas.

Cool and Icy Waters -näyttely 4.-20.9.

Interactive Diorama - Rembrandt 1632 at Central Library Oodi

A virtual reality simulation that takes the visitor deep into a painting by Rembrandt from the 1600s

Interactive Diorama corpse view

Re-imagining the Past exhibition Vol. 2 online

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

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

'Staging (in) Nature' Exhibition

Open: 05.03-29.03.2019
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.

For more information contact:

Curator Bilge Hasdemir, Aalto University ([email protected])

Staging (in) Nature Exhibition. Graphic Design by Joosung Kang

For further information contact the exhibition team

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