Elverket Wed–Sun 11–17 | Sinne closed until 4.3.2021
Art with and for a wide audience

Pro Artibus Foundation is an expert organisation for contemporary art. We manage an art collection and run two exhibition spaces: Gallery Elverket in Ekenäs and Sinne in Helsinki. We support Finnish-Swedish artistic practice, and work with and for a wide audience.

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Current exhibitions


Online talk: Weaving Theory – Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

In conjuction with the exhibition Greta Skogster-Lehtinen:
Join this online talk with T’ai Smith, Canadian art historian and author of  Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design, in conversation with Leena Svinhufvud, Head of Learning at Design Museum Helsinki.

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The Pro Artibus Foundation’s collection consists of more than 1300 artworks

The majority of the works are modern and contemporary art by Finnish-Swedish artists. The oldest works date back to the start of the 20th century, as the collection is based on the art that the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland began acquiring in 1957. The collection is constantly being augmented with contemporary art.

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