Showcase Window (10 m²) on Kilpisenkatu
On both sides of the entrance to the museum's office space, on Kilpisenkatu, there are two large windows that form a rentable window exhibition space, the Showcase Windows. Applications for the exhibition are received year-round. The exhibitions last for eight weeks at a time. The exhibition space can be rented by students, entrepreneurs, and communities. One exhibition time per year is reserved for young people under 30 years of age.
Exhibition space equipment
The exhibition space is just over 10 square meters and the hanging height is 210 centimetres. The fixed structures in both windows are the rear wall (height 210 cm and width 3 m). The display window is surrounded by 90 cm deep tiers and suspension rails are attached to the ceiling. The exhibition lighting rails are located at the top of the window. The exhibitor can use the museum’s movable exhibition structures such as sculpture pedestals and torsos. The base cubes are 30x30cm, 40x40cm and 60x60cm. The colouring of the exhibition space and furniture is dark gray.
We usually book 1-2 working days to change the exhibition. The construction days for the exhibition is Monday from 10 am to 5 pm and Tuesday from 8 am to 6 pm. The dismantling of the exhibition is on Monday after the exhibition ends, from 8 am to 10 am. Construction and dismantling can also take place on Sunday, if agreed on beforehand.
The exhibitor is responsible for setting up the exhibition and other materials needed for the exhibition, such as the information texts of the exhibition. The exhibitor will arrange the transportation of the exhibition and will be responsible for the insurance during the transportation and the exhibition. The museum does not have accident insurance during the construction and dismantling of the exhibition.
The Craft Museum of Finland markets the exhibition on its website, on social media, on internal info-TV and in connection with other event pr, provided that the exhibitor has provided the museum with information material in advance. This includes background text and images for media use. There will be no opening for the exhibition, but the exhibitor may invite the media to a briefing he or she organizes. The exhibition can only be viewed from the street (Kilpisenkatu 12) on the Showcase Windows 24/7.
The exhibition rent from the beginning of 2020 is €20.50€ / week. The exhibition period is 8 weeks, so in total the exhibition rent 164 € (incl. VAT 24%). Exhibitors under the age of 30 receive a 30% discount. The rent must be paid before the start of the exhibition.
Use the form below to apply for exhibition space. The application is not yet binding. You will be contacted within two weeks of the application.
Raija Manninen, email@example.com, tel. +358 40 502 2887