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Viet Nam and Finland: Museum Education Exchange

Viet Nam and Finland: Museum Education Exchange

A project submitted by staff of the Helinä Rautavaara Museum (Espoo, Finland) and the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (Hanoi) has been selected under the 2014 call of ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme.  Read More

Ilona Niinikangas

Ilona Niinikangas

Ilona Niinikangas is the curator for education at the Helinä Rautavaara Museum in Espoo, Finland, a member of ASEMUS.  Read More

Helinä Rautavaara Museum, Finland

Helinä Rautavaara Museum, Finland

The Helinä Rautavaara Museum invites visitors to explore non-European cultures. Named after psychologist and experienced traveller Helinä Rautavaara (1928-1998), who collected the objects on display at the museum, the museum is maintained by the Helinä Rautavaara Ethnographic Museum Foundation. The foundation seeks to advance knowledge on non-European cultures. The museum specialises particularly in cross-cultural interaction and related phenomena. With over 50,000 annual visits, it is the most visited ethnographic museum in Finland.   Read More

Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland

Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland

While the Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland, was only formed in 1999, the history of its collection dates back to 1828.   Read More

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