MIKKELI CENTRE OF PHOTOGRAPHY
ART AND EXHIBITIONS
Mikkeli Centre of Photography was established in 1989, being one of the oldest centres of photography in Finland. We will celebrate our 30th jubilee in 2019. Mikkeli Centre of Photography is a contemporary and versatile Finnish art centre, which houses four, separate gallery spaces: Hall, Studio I, Studio II and Studio III. In these galleries and in the main lounge there are constanty changing exhibitions showing contemporary Finnish photography, and in Studio III old photographs of local cultural history.There is also a small, high quality library of photographic books for the audience in the Lounge as well as an Information Service Desk.
The Centre promotes photography and visual arts on regional, national and international level. The Centre organises high quality art exhibitions, conducts photography, art and media education, is an expert in publishing photography books and houses a Digital Photography Workshop and design workshop spaces for artists' work, education and research. We work in cooperation with the Cultural Services of Mikkeli City and Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
The exhibitions of Mikkeli Centre of Photography are open as follows:
Sundays and Mondays closed.
As an exception to normal opening hours, the centre is closed on Bank Holidays, during weeks 51,52 and Midsummer, and when there is a construction period of new exhibitions.
Admission fee: 5€.
Students and pensioners: 3€.
Children and youth under 18, press, members of Mikkeli Photography Centre: free admission.
Educational groups with a teacher: free admission.
The centre and the exhibition spaces are fully accesible to individuals using a wheelchair.