Väre, Gallery V1 Photo: Aalto University / Anne Kinnunen

Väre, Gallery V1 Photo: Aalto University / Anne Kinnunen

Väre, the newest Aalto University building for the School of Art, Design, and Architecture is a vibrant space for dynamic encounters in Otaniemi Campus. Inaugurated in September 2018, Väre is situated in the intersection of two principal coordinates, Otakaari 1 and the Harald Herlin Learning Centre.

Our programme emphasises innovatory co-producing, circulating knowledges and strengthening the dialogue for the whole University and diverse collaborators. Väre offers a multitude of exhibition spaces for showcasing creative work and hosting transdisciplinary meetings.

V1 & V2

Väre offers two white cube spaces ready to host a wide spectrum of exhibitions with various themes, media, and collaborations.

 Public Areas

The building’s architecture produces a wide variety of flexible spatial combinations. Lobby spaces, corridors, and passages are vivid public areas, ideal for exhibiting most kinds of works. Spring 2019:

Please view the exhibition program HERE.

Otakaari 14, Espoo

Mon–Thu 7:45–20:00, 
Fri 7:45–18:00


Curator Bilge Hasdemir


phone: +358 50 4725382

Curator Edel O’ Reilly


phone: +358 50 4725545