18 November 2016

Renewing Tove Jansson Gallery at Helsinki Art Museum

Helsinki Art Museum, HAM, has presented the life of Tove Jansson in a permanent exhibition from January 2016 onwards. One of Jansson’s most central works, frescoes Party in the City and Party in the Countryside have been also the central works of the Tove Jansson Gallery.

On January 27, 2017 the gallery will renew and present more Tove Jansson’s monumental works, such as the large wall paintings Tove Jansson painted for the canteen at the Strömberg factory at Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki in 1945.

During the exhibition, it is also possible to follow the conservating of the wall painting Sähkö (Electricity). Conservating is sponsored by Moomin Characters Ltd.

 

Tekijä Jansson Tove Teos Strömbergin Pitäjänmäen tehtaan ruokalan seinämaalaukset Inv.nro 1956/135/1, osa2 Pääluokka maalaus Karttuva kokoelma
Tove Jansson: Sähkö, 1945.
Wall painting for the canteen at the Strömberg factory at Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki.
© HAM / Photo: Hanna Kukorelli