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Exhibitions & Events

Photo: Anna Betlehem/Nordea

The exhibition Taide muuttuvassa maassa (Art in a Changing Land) at the Didrichsen Art Museum (10 February–26 May 2024) brought the collection of Nordea Art Foundation Finland to the wider public. The exhibition was a success with 42,531 visitors. Read more about the exhibition on the website of the Didrichsen Art Museum.

The videos created for the exhibition:

The portrait of C. G. E. Mannerheim by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 1929 

Nordea's Old Bank Building on Aleksaterinkatu, Helsinki 


Old Banking Hall Exhibition

Nordea Art Foundation has a permanent exhibition of its own works in Helsinki. The collection’s classics of Finnish art are displayed in the unique interior of the Old Banking Hall in Aleksanterinkatu 36B. The exhibition is changed annually.

The foundation offers guided tours by advance reservation. Tours can be arranged from Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm. On Friday the last starting time is 3 pm. The house is closed during weekends and public holidays.

  • Price of the guided tour (~1 hour): 28 € / person, minimum charge 300 € / group. The tour will be invoiced after the visit.
  • Group size: 1-25 (max 50 if bank museum tour is included. Groups over 25 ppl. will be divided half)
  • Languages offered: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Museum card (Museokortti) or Smartum notes are not valid

NB: Due to historical character of the building, there is no obstacle free access.

Tour bookings:

Nordea Art Foundation Finland’s group visit reservations are managed by ISS Palvelut Ltd.

Tel: +358 20 5156100 (weekdays from 8 am to 4 pm)  8,35 cents/call +16,69 cents/minute (VAT 24%)

Email: opastusvaraukset @

When contacting, please inform: group size, desired date and time of the visit and invoicing address.

Exhibitions featuring art works from the collection of Nordea Art Foundation

Chappe & Gallery Elverket: The Listening Eye 24.5.2024 - 15.9.2024 

The exhibition brings together a varied selection of works from the Finnish Fine Arts Foundations. The main theme of the exhibition is multisensoriness and intersensoriness. The exhibition is split across two buildings, with Chappe predominantly showing works related to nature, the landscape and external observations, while Gallery Elverket has more inner visions and imaginary scenes. 

The exhibition is made in cooperation with the association of the Finnish Fine Art Foundations.

There are total 5 artworks in the exhibition from the Nordea Art Foundation Finland collection. 

Ateneum Art Museum: Eero Järnefelt 5.4.- 25.8.2024

The exhibition presents the oeuvre of Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937), who grew up in a cultured, cosmopolitan family. From the collection of Nordea Art Foundation are on display Winter Landscape (1900), Aurora Society, Final Sketch (1916) ja J. K. Paasikivi (1931). 

Photo of the painting: Sketch for the Aurora Society, painted by Eero Järnefelt in 1916, photographer Seppo Hilpo.

Nordea Bank Museum

Nordea Bank Museum is located in the Union Bank of Finland's Old Banking Hall at the address Aleksanterinkatu 36 B, Helsinki. 

The museum's permanent exhibition includes an exhibition on the history of Finnish commercial banking starting from the establishment of the Union Bank of Finland in 1862. The exhibition focuses on the customer's point of view and showcases the banking services available to the customer.

There is a fully-furnished bank interior designed by architects Gesellius, Lindgren & Saarinen on display at the museum. Dating back to 1904, the interior is a valuable specimen of cultural heritage. Part of the old banking hall and the manager's office are open for visitors. Banking memorabilia collected from a variety of commercial banks add to the historic atmosphere.

More info about the museum, visits and history of Nordea here.