Tornio

Finland



Address:
Torikatu 2
Tornio
95400
Phone: +358 16 432 438
Fax: +358 16 432 437
Website: www.tornio.fi/aine

Aine Art Museum

The Aine Art Museum is an active meeting place for fine arts in Tornio. Among other things, the museum offers exhibitions from the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, workshops, and lectures. The Aine Art Museum was born from the love of art shared by Eila and Veli Aine, residents of Tornio.


Permanent Collection

The Aine Art Museum houses the collections of the Aine Fine Art Foundation and the Aine Art Museum.

The Aine Fine Art Foundation's collections:
The Aine Fine Art Foundation's principal collection
The Liisa Rautiainen collection
The Medal and Ex Libris collection
The Unto Pusa collection


The Aine Art Museum's collections:
The Aine Art Museum's principal collection
The Finnish Cultural Fund's Lapland Fund collection
The Hannes Turakka collection

The Aine Art Museum is also the storage place of the Matti Jaukkuri collection, which is jointly owned by the cities of Tornio and Haparanda, as well as the Art of the Tornio Region collection. Additionally, the Aine Art Museum holds the catalog of the collection of the city of Tornio; these artworks are located in the different departments and offices of the city.


Exhibitions

Current exhibition:
MATERIAL - IMMATERIAL
8 February 2008 - 25 January 2009

ART IN ARTISTS
Rax Rinnekangas
7 February - 6 April 2008


Previous Exhibitions

NIGHTS OF LIGHT - DAYS OF DARKNESS
30 November 2007 - 13 January 2008


Forthcoming exhibitions

Please see the website, www.tornio.fi/aine, for further information regarding current and forthcoming exhibitions.


Cost

Admission fee is 4 €
Free for under 18


Opening hours

Open from 11:00am to 6:00pm from Tuesday through Thursday and from 11:00am to 3:00pm from Friday through Sunday.




Facilities

Cafe Aine
Café Aine is open during the art museum's regular hours, but it can also be reserved for other times.
Special catering for celebrations and meetings is available by order.
Come and enjoy fresh pastries and coffee along with a beautiful view of the river.

Please do not hesitate to speak to the staff should you need assistance during your visit. The art museum has a wheelchair available for visitors' use. There is also an elevator and a disability-access WC.

For advance inquiries, contact Marja-Leena Forsberg, tel. +358 016 432 438.

The Aine Art Museum's exhibition areas and Cafe Aine are located on the second floor, to which there is elevator access. There are seats in the exhibition spaces for resting.

The auditorium is equipped with a headphone system for the hearing impaired.


Museum internal and external photos (1)

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FAQ's

It is not permitted to photograph the exhibitions.


Groups

The Aine Art Museum organizes guided tours of the exhibitions by prior arrangement.
Guided tours are available in Finnish, Swedish, and English.
There is no fee for Tornio daycare, elementary school, and high school groups.
The fee for other groups is 35 € (plus an additional 15 € if the tour is not in Finnish).
For reservations, call +358 016 432 438.


Children

There is a childcare table in the disability-access WC.
Elevator access to the second floor is available by asking at the information desk.
The art museum has strollers available for visitors' use.


Venue hire

Auditorium
The Aine Art Museum's auditorium seats 110 people and can be rented for seminars and lectures.
For reservations, call (016) 432 438.
Rental fee: 100 €/use/day.