Oulun Taidemuseo, Oulu

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The Oulu Museum of Art is an art museum in the Myllytulli neighbourhood in Oulu. It is located on the edge of the Hupisaaret Islands park.The museum was opened to the public in October 12, 1963. The first premises were in the so-called Kolmiotalo in the city centre. From the beginning, the museum has focused mainly on the art of northern Finnish artists.The older section of the museum building is a former office and glue factory of the Veljekset Åström Oy leather factories. The red brick building was designed by architect Birger Federley and built in 1921. It was renovated as an art museum in 1988-1990. At the time also the postmodernist extension was built.
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  • Talks about history, the Sami people and the ´ opportunity to see artists of niche but at the same time popular, when I was the works exhibited were going to be packaged and shipped to the Venice Biennale.
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  • Although this museum is quite small, it has many changing exhibitions. On our visit, there was 'The Modern Woman' exhibition which showcased four important Finnish female artists who worked in the ear...  more »
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  • Very interesting exhibition about Nokia handy development in Oulu and the second exhibition about art with natural products.
  • Museum is worth just for 35 minutes, the collection is very specific, I personally didn’t like that much, but it was nice to visit overall.
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