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October 19, 2017

Rita Jokiranta: Beyond Horizons – Opening Reception

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m., artist talk beginning at 7:20 p.m. Exhibit Period: October 19 to December 1

Working with video and photography, Rita Jokiranta explores the traces and landscapes of Finnish emigrants to America in the early 20th century and their relatives who stayed in Finland. Using album photos, archive material as well as new video footage and photographs from locations around Lake Superior and Finland, her project, Horizons, is based on the life [...]

October 12, 2017

Finnish artist Rita Jokiranta bringing “Beyond Horizons” to Hancock

Finlandia University Gallery will present the work of Finnish visual artist Rita Jokiranta. Beyond Horizons will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from October 19 to December 1, 2017.

Exhibit Period: October 19 to December 1 Opening Reception:  Thurs, October 19, 7-8:30 p.m., Artist talk beginning at 7:20 p.m.

A production still from the video installation Horizons by Rita Jokiranta (2013-2017)

An opening reception for the public will take place at the [...]

September 21, 2017

Fall exhibit schedule finalized at Finlandia University Gallery

Events kick off Thursday with opening reception

Finlandia University Gallery has once again lined up an incredible set of Finnish and Finnish American artists for the fall of 2017. The fall schedule kicks off tonight, Thursday, September 21, with a gallery opening for an exhibit of 10 Finnish artists.

“It’s inspiring to work with these artists,” Gallery Director Carrie Flaspohler said. “I learn something new from each artist that exhibits at Finlandia. Our goal for 2017 was to show as many Finnish [...]

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