Gustav Vasa became King of Sweden in 1523 and started the Reformation.
The Game of Power exhibition introduces the cultural transformation in the post-Reformation era, focusing on the effects of each monarch.
Tyko Sallinen (1879–1955) was a famous forerunner of Finnish modernism and expressionism who is best known for his landscapes and paintings of peop
His brush reached the height of its expressiveness in the 1910s, when Sallinen’s works caused the first controversies in Finnish modernism.
The collection exhibition presents acquisitions and donations from the time of the museum’s first director, landscape artist Victor Westerholm.
During Westerholm’s tenure the collection of the Turku Art Society grew to consist of precisely 400 works.