The Harald Herlin Learning Centre exhibition spaces form together the largest exhibition venue in Otaniemi campus. Learning Centre consists of an exhibition space in the Lobby, events venue Tori and 2nd floor gallery Foyer. Curated program includes exhibitions, workshops, seminars and performances.
Lobby is the first space you get to when entering the Learning Centre. Its interiors are Alvar Aalto’s legacy, but after renovation the space has been customized to serve as an exhibition venue.
In Finnish, Tori means a public square, a meeting place, or an open space. It hosts a learning hub, Visual Resources Centre, a café and a nine-meter media wall with eight screens. The media wall serves as a channel for Aalto Communications team, and as a space for media works exhibitions.
Foyer is a gallery space in the library's 2nd floor, that can be used to exhibit drawings, textiles, posters, as well as all kinds of course works.
Exhibitions autumn 2017:
Glance by Department of Media MA students // 1 - 8.9.2017 (Foyer)
Progress & Repeat by Department of Design students // 8 - 28.9.2017 (Lobby)
Dialogues on Design and Society: Aalto Design Research Books by Department of Design // 1.9 - 15.11.2017 (Tori)
Welcome to the Island of Trojan Horses // 6.10 - 10.11.2017 (Lobby)
Activating the Archive Through Generative Systems: Remaking Images from the Aalto Rare Books Collection //by Siri Bachmann (Designer-in-Residence at the Visual Resources Centre) // 23.10 - 15.11.2017 (Foyer)
Sonic Sculpture Course Exhibition. Instructor - Derek Holzer // 17.11 - 1.12.2017 (Lobby, Foyer)
Kabir Carter: Aalto AiR Programme Exhibition // December 2017