Art Foundation Merita fr
Art Foundation Merita fr is a non-profit organisation that promotes Finnish art and art history research. The foundation maintains and develops its own collection, arranges exhibitions featuring its works of art, loans works for exhibitions, participates in exhibition activities of the Association of Finnish Fine Arts Foundations (STSY) and provides scholarships to artists and art history researchers.
Art Foundation Merita's Scholarship 2019 was awarded to Ilya Orlov. 22,000 euro award was granted to a doctoral student of Uniarts Helsinki's Aademy of Fine Arts for the first time. Read more here.
Exhibitions in the Old Banking Hall
Art Foundation Merita fr has a permanent exhibition of its own works in Helsinki. The collection’s classics of older Finnish art are displayed in the unique interior of the Old Banking Hall in Aleksanterinkatu.
The foundation offers guided tours of both exhibitions by advance reservation. More information, including fees, is available here.