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The Theatre Museum: Room for Love – Acted Love

14.2.2017–2.9.2018

THE THEATRE MUSEUM: ROOM FOR LOVE - ACTED LOVE
14.2.2017-2.9.2018, The Theatre Museum, Cable Factory

The Theatre Museum celebrates Finland’s 100 years of independence with the strongest of all emotions – love.

Acted Love opens perspectives to how and on which premises love has been interpreted on Finnish stages throughout the past hundred years. We approach love as a dominant emotional state, that gives rise to empowerment and destruction, and changes the world.

Love has always been a central, all-conquering, and fateful theme in the dramatic literature. We examine how love – that first spark of love brimming with optimism or the strength and meaningfulness of a matured relationship – has always driven the performing arts in different cultures in different times.

The romantic image of a summer’s day in Finland is portrayed through theatre and cinema in collaboration with the National Audiovisual Institute. In the exhibition Finnish cotton-ball clouds meet the Shakespearian fantasy world and the darker tones of Russian drama.

The Acted Love exhibition is part of a larger initiative Room for Love built in collaboration with three other museums.

Open:

Tue, Thu-Sun at 11-18
Wed at 11-20

Tickets:
5 € / 10 €
Free admission on the last Wednesday of the month at 17-20

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Photo: Riikka Palonen / KOM, Vanja-eno 2007