The Alvar Aalto Foundation operates in the cities of Helsinki and Jyväskylä with four museum venues open to the public.
The Alvar Aalto Museum, founded in 1966 in Jyväskylä, is a specialist museum of architecture and design and a national and international centre for information on Alvar Aalto.
The purpose of the Alvar Aalto Foundation is to maintain the material and intellectual legacy of Alvar Aalto, working to make Aalto’s work and thinking widely known.
The museum’s collection includes also key works by artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Louise Bourgeois, Niki de Saint Phalle, Henri Matisse and Robert Rauschenberg, as well as ongoing acquisitions by contemporary artists.Reykjavík Art Museum is run by the City of Reykjavík. kostenlose private kontaktanzeigen Ludwigshafen am Rhein It is the largest art museum in Iceland, housed in three distinct buildings in central Reykjavík: Hafnarhús, Kjarvalsstaðir and Ásmundarsafn.The Museum is also a venue for young and promising talents.The Museum’s exhibitions span everything from the historic to our times, and from the traditional to the very peripheries of art.
Designed by Ferdinand Boberg, the building was used for the customs control of goods and is listed as a building of cultural interest.The original brick facade of the beautiful customs building is intact, while the interior has been renovated to house the museum.The Museum regularly exhibits works by three of Iceland’s most renowned artists; Erró, Kjarval, and Ásmundur Sveinsson.In addition, the Museum holds various exhibitions by Icelandic and international artists.One of the leading museums of contemporary art in the Nordic region, Kiasma delights and provokes, impresses, surprises and entertains.