Post-Conference Tour to Turku, Espoo and Helsinki, Finland

5 – 6 November 2018

Last day to register is Tuesday 4th September

The Post-Conference Tour has an additional fee on top of the Annual Conference Registration. We strongly recommend confirming your seat as early as possible as the tour is capped at 30 persons. For queries about the Tours, please contact us at Participants wishing to join the Post-Conference Tour must be also registered to attend the CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference in Stockholm. The program includes organized meetings with selected critical independent project spaces, visual artists and curators, as well as major museum institutions and private collections.

Asian participants are recommended to have a direct flight to Helsinki by Finnair, and connecting flights to Helsinki-Stockholm-Helsinki. Helsinki is a gateway between Asia and Europe.

Post-conference tour fee of 490€ includes
05 November flight SK4232 07:00 – 08:50 hrs. from Stockholm Arlanda to Turku/Åbo
06 November flight SK 723  20:05 – 20:10 hrs. from Helsinki to Stockholm Arlanda
1 night’s accommodation at Hotel Presidentti Helsinki
Transfer and coach service as mentioned in the itinerary
Visits in Turku, Espoo and Helsinki as mentioned in the itinerary
Receptions and lunches as mentioned in the itinerary
* The fee does not include a 5% Pay Pal administrative fee

Tour registration fee refund policy
Fully refundable prior to 15 August 2018, excluding 5% PayPal admin fee
50% refundable from 15 August to 01 September 2018, excluding 5% PayPal admin fee
Non-refundable after 01 September 2018

Program to Turku, Espoo and Helsinki

Monday 5, November 2018
07:00 – 08:50 Flight from Stockholm to Turku (50 min)
9:30 – 10:00 Bus from Turku Airport to Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum
10:00 – 10:45 Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, introduction and exhibition visit. Coffee, refreshments.
10:45 – 12:00 Turku riverside sites (Titanik Gallery, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Makasiini Contemporary)
12:00 – 13:00 Turku Art Museum, introduction by Kari Immonen and a visit to exhibitions
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch at Turku Art Museum
14:00 – 16:00 Bus from Turku to Espoo
16:00 – 17:30 EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, introduction by Pilvi Kalhama and exhibitions: Saami artist Outi Pieski solo exhibition and meeting with the artist, No Ordinary Moments group exhibition. Wild berry drinks and healthy cocktails
17:30 – 18:00 Bus transportation from EMMA to Hotel Presidentti Helsinki
18:00 – 19:00 Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti in Helsinki
19:00 – 21:30 Dinner at private home and collection of Rafaela Seppälä and Kaj Forsblom
21:30 – 21:45 Bus back to Hotel Presidentti

Tuesday 6, November 2018
06:20 – 8:00 Allas Sea Pool, morning sauna and outdoor swim (optional). The bus will pick the group from the Hotel at 06:20 and will be head back from Allas Sea Pool at 7:45
06:30 – 09:00 Breakfast at the Hotel
09:00 – 09:15 Check-out from the Hotel
09:15 – 09:30 Transfer from Hotel to Kiasma
09:30 – 11:00 Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, introduction by Leevi Haapala. Exhibitions: Solo exhibitions by Ann Veronica Janssens and Pilvi Takala and a meeting with the artist. Collection exhibition: There and back again: Contemporary Art from the Baltic Sea Region. Some artists also present in the exhibition.
11:00 – 12:00 Nordic Lunch at Kiasma Café / Seminar Room
12:15 – 13:30 Amos Rex, introduction by Kai Kartio and exhibitions (Coffee, refreshments)
13:30 – 14:30 Kamppi Chapel of Silence & HAM Helsinki Art Museum: Gilbert and George exhibition, introduction Maija Tanninen-Mattila
14:45 – 16:30 Gallery visits in Helsinki
16:30 – 17:30 Ateneum, introduction and exhibitions hosted by Risto Ruohonen, General Director of the Finnish National Gallery followed by farewell drinks
17:30 – 18:10 Bus to the airport
20:05 – 20:10 Flight Helsinki Vantaa – Stockholm Arlanda