Kirpilä Art Collection was donated to the Finnish Cultural Foudantion by Doctor Juhani Kirpilä (1931–1988). The art collection is exhibited in his former home located in central Helsinki. In the charming atmosphere of a well preserved interior you can enjoy a rich and varied collection of paintings and sculptures representing Finnish art from the 1850's to the 1980’s. 

Address Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 7, 6th floor
00260 Helsinki


Opening hours

Wed 14–18, Sun 12–16

Free admission

Groups also by arrangement:

70 € Mon–Fri, 80 € Sat–Sun.


phone +358 50 351 4337


Museum Director: Johanna Ruohonen


Museum Curator: Pia Hyttinen



During the Easter The Kirpilä Art Collection is open normally on Wed 2pm–6pm and on Sun 12pm–4pm.

Warmly welcome!

Spring concerts:

Lied Concerts:

Sun 18th March at 4pm

Marika Hölttä, soprano

Juho Lepistö, piano

R. Strauss – Pylkkänen – Schumann

Sun 22nd April at 4pm

Annika Leino, soprano

Sonja Hendunen, piano

i.a. Copland – Hindemith

Other concerts:

Sun 11th February at 4pm

Hyväluoma Group:

Northern world music spiced up with jazz-, progressive- and film music.

Sun 4th March at 4pm

Pianoduo Maija Väisänen and Maija Parko:

W. A. Mozart: Fantasia in F minor K. 594
W. A. Mozart: Fantasia in F minor K. 608
L. Kilpiö: Sous le soleil froid (2014–2016)
I Fleurs de glace
II Les Pics
III La forêt attend la mort
IV Cascade sombre, milieu blanc
F. Schubert: Fantasia in F minor D.940
Allegro molto moderato – Largo – Allegro vivace

Tickets 11 euro from Ticketmaster.


Examples from the collection

Pekka Halonen: Violetti talvimaisema