Light Gallery Exhibition

The Light Gallery exhibition “Citizens”, curated by Tampere Art Museum, stretches across the city’s western quarters between the Central Square and Hämeenpuisto Boulevard. The exhibition celebrates Tampere Art Museum’s 90-year history. The pieces have been projected onto walls in the city centre, and they can be enjoyed between October 29th 2021 and March 13th 2022.

“Citizens”

The exhibition portrays citizens of different ages living their everyday lives. Most pieces have been chosen from Tampere Art Museum and the City of Tampere’s collections, a few modern artists have also been included.

  • 1. Allan Salo: Ballet Dancer, 1938, address: Näsilinnankatu 13
  • 2. Kalle Löytänä: A Knitting Woman, 1949, address: Näsilinnankatu 20
  • 3. Gunnar Pohjola: Better Than Ever, 1992, address: Puutarhakatu 12
  • 4. Marianne Laiti: Sabre Dance, 2021, address: Puutarhakatu 16
  • 5. Mikko Carlstedt: A Girl’s Head, 1931, address: Puutarhakatu 13
  • 6. Reino Laitasalo: An Old Man, 1961, address: Puutarhakatu 11
  • 7. Tuukka Peltonen: The Last Picture, 2021, address: Puutarhakatu 8
  • 8. Karkki Mäkelä: Bitter Skin, 2021, address: Kauppakatu 16
  • 9. Kalle Löytänä: Sitting Youth, address: Kauppakatu 10
  • 10. Riikka Lenkkeri: Sleeping Couple, 2021, address: Näsilinnankatu 32
  • 11. Olli Viiri: Grandpa and Kitty, 1974, address: Näsilinnankatu 36
  • 12. – 13. Lotta Nevanperä: In a Heartbeat, 2021, address: Kuninkaankatu 32 ja 34
  • 14. Raija Rantanen: Youth II, 1979, address: Kuninkaankatu 25
  • 15. Kaija Papu: Jaak Mägi, 2021, address: Näsilinnankatu 41

As part of the Light Gallery Exhibition and Tampere Art Museum’s Rainbow History Month, Artor Jesus Inkerö’s video piece Premium Fantasy, 2019, can be viewed at Väinö Linna Square between 29 October – 14 November 2021.