The National Library of Finland organises exhibitions and related cultural events. Cultural activities provide experiences, joy and excitement related to literary culture and information retrieval to everyone in Finland.
Our cultural calendar lists the exhibitions and other events taking place at our library. The calendar is published bi-annually: in spring and autumn.
Bookbinding gems from the National Library of Finland
1 March – 22 December 2018, Gallery
The most beautiful books 2017
16 May – 22 December 2018
Time´s memory – an artist’s book series on the National Library of Finland, Tatjana Bergelt, 2017
16 May - 22 December 2018
Experts: Anna Perälä, Leena Pärssinen
Hanna Kemppi (slavonic books)
National Library of Finland:
Katri Nissilä, Heidi Törrönen, Marleena Vihakara, Sisko Vuorikari
Exhibition architect: Maara Kinnermä
Fotos: Niilo Hassi, Harri Aaltonen
In cooperation with The Finnish Book Arts Committee and the National Library of Finland.
Long ago... Bulgaria
Long ago... Bulgaria
17 January - 31 December 2018, Slavonic Library, The National Library of Finland
The rich and diverse history of Bulgaria and the country’s connections with Finland are presented in the exhibition Long ago... Bulgaria at the Slavonic Library .
The exhibition is created by Dr. Sabira Ståhlberg and produced by the Slavonic Library, Colorit ry.rf. and Lecti Book Studio.
The exhibition activities at the National Library of Finland aim to increase awareness of the unique collections at our library. Exhibitions create new information content on our national cultural heritage. The topicality and the interest of the general public are taken into account in selecting the varied contents.
The exhibitions are planned and implemented in cooperation with researchers, cultural institutions and associations, universities and other scholarly communities. The aim is to provide scientifically competent research content in a popularised form. The exhibition materials are selected from the collections of the National Library of Finland.
Main exhibitions: at the Gallery of the National Library of Finland
Smaller exhibitions: at Café Rotunda and the Slavonic Library