MIKKELI CENTRE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Mikkeli Centre of Photography is located in a beautiful, cultural historical building.

ART AND EXHIBITIONS

Mikkeli Centre of Photography was established in 1989, being one of the oldest centres of photography in Finland. We will celebrate our 30th jubilee in 2019. Mikkeli Centre of Photography is a contemporary and versatile Finnish art centre, which houses four, separate gallery spaces: Hall, Studio I, Studio II and Studio III. In these galleries and in the main lounge there are constanty changing exhibitions showing contemporary Finnish photography, and in Studio III old photographs of local cultural history.There is also a small, high quality library of photographic books for the audience in the Lounge as well as an Information Service Desk.

The Centre promotes photography and visual arts on regional, national and international level. The Centre organises high quality art exhibitions, conducts photography, art and media education, is an expert in publishing photography books and houses a Digital Photography Workshop and design workshop spaces for artists' work, education and research. We work in cooperation with the Cultural Services of Mikkeli City and Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

OPENING HOURS

The exhibitions of Mikkeli Centre of Photography are open as follows:
Tuesday-Friday 12am-5pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Sundays and Mondays closed.

As an exception to normal opening hours, the centre is closed on Bank Holidays, during weeks 51,52 and Midsummer, and when there is a construction period of new exhibitions.

ADMISSION FEES

Admission fee: 5€.
Students and pensioners: 3€.
Children and youth under 18, press, members of Mikkeli Photography Centre: free admission.
Educational groups with a teacher: free admission.

The centre and the exhibition spaces are fully accesible to individuals using a wheelchair.

EXHIBITIONS 6.3.-6.4.2019

HALL
Johanna Pahalahti

Studio I
KIMMO RÄISÄNEN

STUDIO II
Jaana Kautto

LOUNGE
Matias Lampinen

Studio III
HISTORICAL MIKKELI: Mikkeli as HQ

From the Historical Mikkeli -collection: A horse is kept motionless with a rope. Mikkeli, Sairastalli, 18.3.1943. Photographer: military officer Lars Börje Johnsson, SA photo.

EXHIBITIONS 31.1.-2.3.2019

Juha Metso
Taina Värri
Derrick Frilund
Timo Villanen

© Juha Metso: Iggy Pop, Flow-festival, Helsinki, 2016.

© Taina Värri: Radio City's editor-in-chief Juha Tynkkysen's Christmas meal in the studio in 1986.

© Derrick Frilund: On the Road [Matkalla], 1983.

© Timo Villanen: Tanzania, 2015.