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FUN IN FINLAND? Have you EVER seen a Finn smile? NO? Take a train to Iittala township, just 22 km Hämeenlinna. FUNNY AND FABULOUS - offers the best of Naïvist art in Finland, with an international twist! Naïvists at Iittala exhibition is the most popular exhibition in Finland. Exhibition is open from the mid of May until end of August. SMILE GUARANTEED! Iittala is conveniently accessable by commuter trains from Helsinki and Tampere.

WE'RE OPEN 20.5.-20.8.2017
Open Mon-Sun 10-19.

The exhibition is staged at a nostalgic old school building (built in 1925) a few minutes walk up and from Iittala Glass Center. More than 500 artworks by 42 well known Finnish artists - a real treat!

Artworks at Iittala are for sale. There are also an interesting collection of small sculpture, paintings, cards, posters and other items in the Gallery Shop. A high quality art piece is an original and unconventional souvenir from Finland, that keeps it's value!

NAIVISM was born as an art trend in France under the great wave of Modernism in the end of the 19th century. It is characterized by child-like openess and optimism, free from the gloomy academic rules of traditional fine art. Typically, a Naïvist painting pictures people busy about in their life and work, pretty scenery from sunny countryside, funny animals from the fables or dream-like imagery twisting toward surrealism. These are artworks that are easy to look at and identify with. A smile is guaranteed!

Iittala offers a genuine taste of delighful Finnish humor.
Do not believe your guidebook, come and find out for yourself!

Entrance fees
  • Adults 8 €
  • Senior citizens and students 6 €
  • Groups (over 10 persons) 5 €
  • Children under 18 free entrance 

Iittala by train

Buy your train ticket at the train station in Helsinki and hop on the Helsinki-Tampere regional train. Iittala station is the second stop after Hämeenlinna.

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