XXIV Mänttä Art Festival  16.6.-1.9.2019

Mänttä Art Festival XTRA

Mänttä Art Festival XTRA

Unless otherwise stated, the Mänttä Art Festival XTRA events will take place at our main exhibition venue, Pekilo, and are included in the exhibition admission price. We reserve the right to make changes. For further details and updates, check our Facebook Page. Mänttä Art Festival XTRA is organized in collaboration with the Autere Education Centre and Art Town of Mänttä-Vilppula.

Schedule

15 June at 11.00 – 15.00

Open House at Pekilo. Free admittance.

15 June at 18.00

Exhibition Opening (by Invitation Only)

16 June at 15.00

Curator's Tour. Experience the Pekilo exhibition with Curator Marja Helander.

16 June

Performance: Artist Collective Kunst and The Moratorium Office / Petra Laiti

21 June

Art on Midsummer. Interviews and live broadcasts on social media.

29 June at 13.00

The Climate Change Anxiety Club. Psychologist and eco-theologan Pauliina Kainulainen, award-winning playwright Ilja Lehtinen, and climate activist Dr Eveliina Asikainen. Berries & Wild Vegetables: Phytotherapy student Kati Pihkanen. Performance: Artist Collective Kunst.

6 July at 15.00

Art Through the Eyes of a Feminist! A guided tour of Pekilo with the creator of “Congrats, you have an all male panel!" Dr Saara Särmä

6 July at 12.00 – 14.00 and 15.00—17.00

Katriina Haikala's Social Portrait Project. It is a long durational performance and an empowering art project where Haikala draws 1000 portraits of people who identify themselves as women.

13 July at 15.00

What Is Bioart? With artists Teuri Haarla, Anu Osva and Johanna Rotko.

27 July at 15.00

I'm From Mänttä Weekend / The Great Environment Debate (in Finnish). What is the state of Mänttä's environment and what is going on in the industrial site? With representatives from the municipality of Mänttä-Vilppula, Mäntän Energia and Metsä Group.

28 July at 15.00

Curator's Tour. Experience the Pekilo exhibition with Curator Marja Helander.

3 August at 15.00

Art through the Eyes of an Actor. A guided tour of Pekilo with internationally renowned actor Kati Outinen.

4 August at 10.00

Art Mass in Mänttä Church. Lutheran church service and a celebration of Mänttä's art events. In collaboration with the Mänttä Music Festival. Participants receive an admission ticket to Pekilo.

10 August at 15.00

The Great Sámi Day. Sámi language teacher Ellen Pautamo: A Short Introduction to Sámi Language. Professor of Sámi Culture Veli-Pekka Lehtola: The Rise of Sámi Art.

11 August at 15.00

Curator's Tour. Experience the Pekilo exhibition with Curator Marja Helander.

24 August at 15.00

Taavetinsaari Calling! A tour of the Mänttä Art Festival artworks located on Taavetinsaari Island next to Serlachius Museum Gösta, with artists Tuomas Korkalo and Sauli Miettunen. Address: Joenniementie 47.

31 August

Performance. Artist Collective Kunst

1 September at 15.00

Curator's Tour. Experience the Pekilo exhibition with Curator Marja Helander.

1 September at 18.00

The End of Mänttä Art Festival 2019!