Helsinki Art Museum

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Helsinki Art Museum
Helsingin taidemuseo
Helsingfors konstmuseum
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HAM is located in Tennispalatsi
Helsinki Art Museum is located in Helsinki (mainland)
Helsinki Art Museum
The location of the museum in Helsinki
Established 1968 (1968)
Location Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, Kamppi, Helsinki, Finland
Coordinates 60°10′10″N 24°55′52″E / 60.16949°N 24.93123°E / 60.16949; 24.93123Coordinates: 60°10′10″N 24°55′52″E / 60.16949°N 24.93123°E / 60.16949; 24.93123
Type Art museum
Director Maija Tanninen-Mattila
Owner Helsinki
Website www.hamhelsinki.fi/en/

Helsinki Art Museum (Finnish: Helsingin taidemuseo, Swedish: Helsingfors konstmuseum), abbreviated as HAM, is an art museum in Helsinki, Finland. It is located in Tennispalatsi in Kamppi. The museum reopened after renovations and rebranding (as HAM) in 2015.[1]

The museum is owned and operated by the city of Helsinki. It looks after the city's art collection, containing over 9,000 works. Nearly half of these are on display in public places such as parks, streets, schools and libraries.[2]

The art museum hosts a small permanent exhibition of the works of Tove Jansson, including two large frescoes originally created for the restaurant of Helsinki City Hall.[3]

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  1. ^ "Ai Weiwei exhibit re-opens Helsinki Art Museum". Yle Uutiset. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "What is HAM?". Helsinki Art Museum. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Tove Jansson Gallery at Helsinki Art Museum". Moomin.com. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 

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