The Helsinki Art Museums Youth Group Tennari,
a group of 10-12 who meet weekly, visit exhibitions and make events and programs happen for other young people. Tennari is for people with a variety
of experiences, interests, skills and backgrounds. Work with world famous artists while meeting other local youths!
Tennari meets every Thursday 17-19 at the Helsinki Art Museum, Tennispalatsi,
September to June. It´s free to be a part of the group. The sessions will be in Finnish and English.
If you want to attend, contact the Youth Programme coordinator amal.laala(a)hel.fi
Extended group info
is a program that engages youth, providing resources so they feel safe
to voice their opinions and ideas,
ask questions, learn through experimentation and explore their world
through creativity. Including young adults into the Helsinki Art
Museum´s structure and activating them to become not only an important
part of the museum but also their own communities.
core is a peer-led board of 10 people aged 14-22 who work with the
Helsinki Art Museum to produce events and
programs for other young adults. Targeted projects feed off the groups
work into wider activities. The group meet weekly visiting exhibitions,
developing tools to gain a deeper understanding and interpretation of
art, the museum and the role they can play in
Past Projects have included:
Concurrent India: Artist Interviews
group of Helsinki Art Museum interviewed the artists and visitors of
Concurrent India exhibition. Artist interviewed: Chitra Ganesh, Archana
Hande, Hema Upadhyay. Visitors were interviewed at the opening of the
Ten minutes with Tennari - Youth Group
Collective painting with artist Riina Hannninen
group collected views and thoughts of Helsinki with Humor. First they
painted a landscape with some of Helsinki´s landmarks, then added some
characters and details. The work is on display in the museum foyer.
Rainbows and Lighting bolts
group produced a game based on snakes and ladders for the back page of
the of the current museum magazine. The theme was toys relating to the
´Of toys and men´ exhibition now on.
One Pixel Paintings and Artist Interview
pixel paintings with the artist Sami Lukkarinen. The colour of each
monochrome painting is based on one pixel from their Facebook profile
image. An artist Interview was shot in the artists studio and edited by
the group. The final work was exhibited in the Meilahti museum studio as
part of the ‘Usko tai Älä exhibition.