The Turku Biological Museum opened on 15 July 1907. The story of the museum starts in 1902 when the Turku City Council received an anonymous donation for 50 000 marks for an unspecified purpose. Later it was revealed that the donation had been made by Alfred Jacobsson, the vice consul for Sweden, and his wife Hélène.
June 9th – September 24th
American artist Jacon Hashimoto's works will be extensively displayed at WAM in the summer of 2017. Hashimoto's large-scale but minimalistic and colourful installations blur the line between the works and the space they occupy.