Visiting Adress:

Iso Roobertinkatu 16, 00120 Helsinki

opening hours:

Tuesday-Sunday 11–17, Monday closed

Sinne is a venue for Finnish and international contemporary art with a particular concentration on art that is rethinking the rules and move towards new territories.

With a programme that comprises of exhibitions, artist talks, seminars and more, Sinne supports engagement with contemporary art. The aim is to support artistic activity and to be a place where art is discussed and mediated. Sinne also runs a educational programme for school and kindergarten children.

Once a a year there is an Open Call when individual artists, artist groups and curators can submit exhibition proposals. The exhibition programme comprises both of exhibitions that are chosen based on applications and of exhibitions produced by Sinne.

Sinne is managed by the Pro Artibus Foundation, which is an independent organisation of the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland.


If you want to apply for an exhibition or programme please visit this page for more instructions.


Sinne invites individual proffessional artists, artist groups and collectives as well as curators to submit proposals for exhibitions. Emerging artists and site-specific projects are preferred.

The space is free of charge.

Applications should be written in Swedish and sent as one PDFto opencall@proartibus.fi and it should include:

  • Exhibition proposal
  • Portfolio or work samples max 5 images (if you do not have links to online material)
  • CV


Culture professionals can also apply for a shorter projects.


Markus Åström
+358 41 4376728

Educational Curator
Kia Orama
+358 40 5298656