PROGRAMME FOR THE NIGHT OF THE MUSEUMS 2017

Museum Centre Vapriikki

MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm-6.30pm and 7pm-7.30pm Höpinätöttero, a music duo for children.

6pm-7.30pm Virtual Reality everyday? Toni Pippola (TAMK), Senior Lecturer – game production, tells about the possibilities of VR-technology (in Finnish). You can try out VR-gear. The Arena of The Finnish Museum of Games.

6pm-8pm Dj Kimmo plays his favourite tunes. Museum reastaurant Valssi, terrace.

6pm-8pm Game Wizards answer your questions. What is the rarest game in the world or the most popular in Finland? Come and discuss old and new games with Manu Pärssinen, a game collector and a member of Pelikonepeijoonit, Niklas Nylund, researcher at The Finnish Museum of Games and Jenni Halkola, a game enthusiast and a third year folkloristics student. The Finnish Museum of Games, Game Shop Peijooni.

6pm-    Students from TAMK showcase the mobile games they have made for the Museum Cantre Vapriikki. High Hall.

6pm-12 (Midnight) The Hockey Hall of Fame arranges a raffle where you have a chance to win a Team Finland jersey with autographs! The lottery box is situated in the Vapriikki entrance hall.

6pm-12 (Midnight) Vapriikki Photo Archive is open. You can explore old photos of Tampere.

6.30pm A guided tour in English in the exhibition “The Forbidden City”.

7pm-8pm Get to know the first Communicator. Engineers Jari Toivonen and Lasse Siitonen tell about the developing process of the communicator (in Finnish). You get to see the unique prototypes and technical solutions. Communicator 9000 – which was mainly developed in Nokia’s Tampere unit – was a sensation. Rupriikki Media Museum.

7.30pm A guided tour in Chinese in the exhibition “The Forbidden City”. 紫禁城藏品展中文讲解

8pm-11pm Come play a classic, Bomberman for NES. 10 players can simultaneously play and see who’s the best. Event is hosted by Pelikonepeijoonit. The tournaments start on the hour, best players win prices! The Arena of The Finnish Museum of  Games.

9.30-11.30pm Valve, music for the evening. Museum reastaurant Valssi.

 

Juice’s Library

OPEN FROM 6PM-10PM

8.30pm The Fire Brigades Choir Tulikukot.

 

The Postal Museum Library

OPEN FROM 6PM-10PM

6pm-10pm Used books outlet. The Postal Museum Library is Finland’s only library specialising in postal history, philately and collecting.

 

The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm-10pm Used books, merchandise and props outlet. Outlet merchandise and props for sale – also quality literature for a reasonable price.

6pm-9pm Workshops for all ages. Paper doll workshop – in an open workshop you can make yourself a nostalgic paper doll. Textile bag workshop – here you can decorate your own bag or a bag from the museum.

6, 6.30, 7, 10.30 and 11pm A journey underneath the steam engine. An exiting visit to the maintenance space under the largest steam engine ever used in Finland. This is a place you can rarely visit. 12 persons per tour, queuing numbers from the museums info. Not for high-strung people! Duration of the tour approximately 20 minutes.

7pm-9pm Museums printing house is open. The printing presses are on – come and see how a traditional printing house works.

10pm Röökipaikka band. Songs about the rat race, exploiters, walkouts and the insuffiency of one’s paycheck. Röökipaikka is the herald of the global working class and it carries the message of punk rock’s spirit of rebellion. Duration approximately 45 minutes.

 

Printmaking Studio Himmelblau

STUDIO IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm-10pm Printmaking demonstrations. Come and see how the prints are made.

7pm Street painting. Weather permitting the public gets a chance to paint the inner courtyard of the Finlayson area together with young artists and art students.

 

Tallipiha Stable Yards

SHOPS ARE OPEN FROM 6PM-10PM, CAFÉ IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm-9pm Painting workshop at the old stable. Nonstop painting workshop lets you try out harmonious colors with the velvety, chalky Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™. You can paint claypots, glass jars and tin cans. The matte surface dries out quickly so you can take your painted items with you. Welcome to the merry world of colors!

6pm-9pm Chocolate tasting competition. Stable Yards Chocolate Shop arranges a fun chocolate tasting competition in the yard. Best tasters are rewarded! Cost 5€. Weather conditions permitting.

 

Mältinranta Art Centre

ART CENTRE IS OPEN FROM 6PM-10PM

7pm-9pm Artists from both exhebitions are in. Gallery space: Jarkko Rantanen – forest themed paintings. In his work he plays with discord and harmony. The basis of his artwork is in an environment where the forest has grown over old entrenchments and trenches. Studio space: paintings by Frida Moukulainen. Her artwork consists of two layers: the canvas that stays underneath, to which the painting is made as a collage, and of the oil painted plastic see-through sheet.

7pm Old art postcards. The art centre gives away postcards made by artists who are members of the Tampere Artists’ Association.

 

Museum Milavida

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm-12 (Midnight) Take a photo of your style in our photo booth. If you need to upgrade your style with the dignity of the palace you can borrow festive props. The photo booth is open all evening in the downstairs lobby.

6pm-9pm Rilliralli! -eyewear workshop (nonstop). In the workshop you can make yourself different styles of eyewear, for instance 1970’s huge frames, delicate lorgnette frames or stylish 1950’s cat eye glasses. Come and make funny frames suited for a night at the museums! You can also take a picture of you with your frames at our “The Glorious Glasses” -exhibition and share it on social media with #milavida and #milavidaselfie.

 

Lenin Museum

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm-9pm Book outlet. Inexpensive finds for the friends of Soviet literature.

6pm Guided tour in English. Take a guided tour in the new Lenin Museum and find out its unique story! Tour takes 45 minutes.

10pm An electronic nightcap. Enjoy electronic music and the atmosphere in the Lenin Museum exhibition.

 

Emil Aaltonen Museum

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FR4OM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm and 7pm Klezmer music. Freilach mit Kneidlach orchestra from Helsinki. Benjamin Hirschovits, violin, Daniel Shaul, oboe, cimbalom, vocals, Laura Airola, violin, mandolin, Ilkka Heinonen, contrabass and Eva Jacob, piano, accordion. Duration approximately 30 minutes.

 

Tampere Art Museum

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-12 (MIDNIGHT)

6pm Puhti – Modern time soiree for children.

10pm Puhti – Modern time soiree for adults. Master of folk dance Reetta-Kaisa Iles and Master of folk music Anne-Mari Kivimäki arrive at the Night of the Museums to entertaint the public. During the evening folklore is treated with great love – there will also be -Finnish-global-everyday-humppa dancing.

Sara Hildén Art Museum

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-10PM

6.30pm Art wagon Linnuntie: Sculptors Virpi Kanto and Tapani Kokko. Circus act, duration 20 minutes.

8pm-9.45pm Dj Jaakko Mattila. A Dj also known as an artist plays vinyls in Café Sara.

The Finnish Boxing Museum

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 6PM-10PM

6pm-10pm A video of The Finnish Boxing Museum introduces the history of the museum in short. Nonstop. Duration approximately 10 minutes.

 

Police Museum

THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 8PM-9PM

6pm-7pm Police cat Aamu pays a visit to The Night of the Museums. Norwegian Forest cat Aamu works as a social media police in th Police Museum, she makes sure that people remember that security is important in the social media too and brings joy to all. You can take photos of Aamu and pet it – she’s in the museum with her owner Taru Kyntäjä. If need be, Aamu will take a nap in her crate.

6.30pm Choir music for the spring, Tampere Police Choir.

6pm-9pm Pokela police station. There are plenty of things to do for the kids at the Pokela police station: put on a police uniform, hop on the driver’s seat of a police car and try out various police duties! You can also meet teddy bears at the police station and tell them about your day and cuddle them. Nonstop programme.

Olga’s Cellar

CELLAR IS OPEN FROM 8PM-9PM

Introduction to Olga’s Cellar and Pirkanmaa Provincial Museums Adopt a Monument -program in Näsinpuisto. The 150-years old cellar has been renovated during the winter and the story of the renovation is told via a photography exhibition. Coffee and buns are served and stories of the history and the future of the cellar are told.

 

Park Party from 6pm-8pm

Nonstop Park Party at the Alexandra Siltanens Park, at the end of the bridge of the Palatsinraitti. Organized by @Tampere#Home? – museum services together with refugees.