Side Programme

Unless stated otherwise the events will take place at Pekilo and are included in the price of admission. Check the updated information on this page and on our Facebook. We reserve the right to make any changes.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Open House

6 p.m.
Opening Reception
(invitation only)

1 p.m.
Mika Taanila: Mannerlaatta (Tectonic Plate), a film screening at Bio Säde, Koskelankatu 2.Mika Taanila will be present at the screening. Runtime 74 minutes; the film will be screened only in Finnish. Free.

3 p.m.
Curator's Tour

Director Mika Taanila. Photo: Anne Hämäläinen.

18.6. 3 p.m.
Liisa Ahlfors: No Man is an Iland – A Spatial Essay on Literary Islands,
a guided tour with the artist on Taavetinsaari Island. Free.

In her work artist Liisa Ahlfors combines nature and literature.

9.7. 3 p.m.

Curator's Tour

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Comics Workshop for Children by Ville Pirinen & Petteri Tikkanen.
The workshop is for children under the age of 15. Further details and registration by July 8: Free.

17.7. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Comics Workshop for Adults by Ville Pirinen & Petteri Tikkanen. The workshop is for youths and adults over the age of 15. Further details and registration by July 8: Free.

Petteri Tikkanen: Äänenavaus, 2015, felt pen & correction fluid on paper.

30.7. starting at 1 p.m and 3 p.m
I’m from Vilppula. Sightseeing Tour; in conjunction with the 'I’m from Mänttä' weekend (July 29–31). Join the tour guided by the curator, Anssi Kasitonni, and get to know the sights of Vilppula and its culturohistorical specialities. The tours start from Pekilo and are organized by Juhani-Matkat Ky. Duration approx. 45 min.

5 p.m.
Länsitorikatu 7: Hangin out outside the record shop and bar, live music and other activities.

6.8. 3 p.m.
Pasi "Sleeping" Myllymäki: Finnish Underground Films since 1976. The artist talks about his life and work with short films.

Director and screenwriter Pasi "Sleeping" Myllymäki. Photo: Risto "Legenda" Laakkonen.

7.8. 10 a.m.
Art Mass
at Mänttä Church.

13.8.  2 p.m.
Skateboarding Crash Course by Kaija Papu. The course is for beginners of all shapes, sizes and ages. Come, watch and learn Kaija's special tricks in the backyard of Pekilo! Further details and registration by August 11: Free.

Artist Kaija Papu. Photo: Aleksi Martikainen.

27.8.3 p.m
Curator's tour

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