Kiasma (Finland)

Kiasma (Finland)

Kiasma is a contemporary art museum located in Finland’s capital city Helsinki. The museum was founded in 1998 and exhibits the contemporary art collection of the Finnish National Gallery. The main aim is to better recognize contemporary art and strengthen its status.

The name Kiasma means Finca chivalry and implies the basic conceptual idea of architect Steven Holl.

The museum hosts between 160,000 and 180,000 visitors a year between the years 2011-2013.