The Finnish Museum of Photography

The Finnish Museum of Photography is the national special museum for photography, its job being to promote and foster Finnish photographic art and culture. The Museum, founded on the initiative of a number of photography organizations, began its work in 1969. The Museum has two locations in Helsinki: The Cable Factory since 1992, which was joined by the K1 exhibition space in downtown Helsinki in 2020. The Museum is maintained by the Foundation for the Finnish Museum of Photography. The Museum puts on exhibitions of Finnish and foreign contemporary photography and presents the diverse history of photography. The Museum's collections include about 3.7 million pictures. The Museum houses both photographic art and photographic culture in its collections. The collections are characterised by the co-existence and interplay of the different types of photography. The Museum also has a collection of photography-related objects such as cameras and darkroom equipments.

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