Studio Leisti
Photography of Tapio Leisti 3.10.2023–17.3.2024

Photographer Tapio Leisti (1912–1993) was based in Kotka and mainly photographed black-and-white portraits, compositions, and milieu images from the 1940s to the 1980s. His photographs are a combination of professional skill, playfulness, and nostalgic daily life. The...

Escape from Pompeii
31.3.-1.10.2023

The city that flourished and died. An exhibition of the life and abrupt destruction of this historical city is coming to the Maritime Museum of Finland and the Kymenlaakso Museum in the Maritime Centre Vellamo on March 31, 2023! Escape from Pompeii brings an...

Shifting to Wood
18.5.2022-11.1.2026

A tribute to the Kymenlaakso forest industry It all started with a tree, a river and a vision. These were the makings of excellent export products and the entire local identity. Shadows of smokestacks, livelihood for generations and branching out towards a renewable...

Natures
1.10.2021-9.1.2022

A group exhibition by six artists, Natures is built around the theme of landscape. In their exhibition works, each member of the group presents their own view on the theme. Nature grows and shapes itself over time, disintegrates, runs wild and assembles itself into...

90 years of coast guard operations
28.9.2021-2.1.2022

Celebrating 91 years of coast guard operations in Finland! The 90th anniversary of coast guard operations in 2020 was celebrated more modestly than planned due to COVID-19, but in honour of the anniversary the Finnish Border Guard, Coast Guard Museum and Forum Marinum...