Finland

Helsinki’s inaugural biennial goes off with a bang on the former military island of Vallisaari

The layered history and uncertain future of a small island in the Finnish archipelago is used as a microcosm for the world via site specific works by 41 artists

Museum extension allows Indigenous Sámi people to welcome home more than 2,000 artefacts held in Finland

An exhibition at the National Museum of Finland will celebrate the objects' repatriation to the Sámi Museum and Nature Centre Siida in northern Lapland

The next Tate Modern? Helsinki power plant to become vast new arts hub under city masterplan

Hanasaari plant will be at the heart of burgeoning Suvilahti culture district

The lauded Finnish artist Helene Schjerfbeck finally gets major UK show

Although her greatest work was painted in St Ives, the artist is little known in the UK—but a survey at the Royal Academy of Arts hopes to change that

In Pictures: Helene Schjerfbeck’s self-portraits and the evolution of her singular style

The Royal Academy of Arts' assistant curator Rebecca Bray talks us through five of the Finnish artist’s key works

From Moomins to mobile phones: Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Exhibitions at home and abroad mark centenary of country's split from Russia