The Mänttä Art Festival (est. 1993) is one of Finland’s leading summer exhibitions of contemporary art. Every year, a new curator brings a fresh perspective to the exhibition. Pekilo, a former factory building near the Mänttä mill chimneystack, has been the main exhibition venue for over a decade. Read more about the history of the Mänttä Art Festival.
Anna Ruth has been selected as the curator for the XXV Mänttä Art Festival exhibition in 2021. This year’s exhibition title is Erehtyminen / To Err Is Human and it presents 47 artists or artist groups.
XXV Mänttä Art Festival takes place from June 13 to August 31, 2021 in Mänttä-Vilppula, Finland. The exhibition is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (including Midsummer day).
Pekilo Exhibition Centre, Tehtaankatu 21 FI-35800, Mänttä Finland. See map.
See the detailed travel information for people travelling from different parts of Finland.
- Tickets for the Mänttä Art Festival 2021 are now available for pre-booking
- Adults: €14
- Children (0-16 years): free admission
- Discount tickets (pensioners, students, those in military or civilian service and the unemployed): €10
- Free entrance for personal care assistants of festival guests
- The tickets are sold at the front desk and on-line. For hygienic reasons we do not accept payments in cash.
Methods of Payment: We accept debit cards, Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro and both Smartum vouchers and cards. The Mänttä Art Festival is not part of the Finnish Museum Card system.
Tickets for the Mänttä Art Festival 2021 are now available for pre-booking. Get yours through our e-shop! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only a certain number of visitors are allowed into the Pekilo exhibition centre at the same time. Should the maximum number of exhibition visitors be reached, new arrivals will have to wait for admittance. If you wish to visit the exhibition on a certain day at a certain time, we recommend pre-booking your ticket.
There are three start times available for each exhibition day: you can pre-book your ticket for eleven, one, or three o’clock. With a pre-booked ticket, you can visit the exhibition for 90 minutes. You are welcome to buy your ticket on arrival at Pekilo, but if you do so, you may have to wait a while before being admitted. Should you wish to cancel a pre-booked ticket, send us an email at info(a)kuvataideviikot.fi
Mänttä Art Festival
Pekilo, Tehtaankatu 21
FI-35800 Mänttä, Finland
+358 (0)44 259 9194
Customer service during the exhibition's opening hours: +358 (0)44 981 3115
+358 (0)44 259 9194
+358 (0)44 023 4587
The Mänttä Art Festival has been organized by its founding association the Mäntän kuvataiteen ystävät (Mänttä Art Lovers) since 1993. A biennial event during the early years, the festival has been arranged annually since 1999. It is one of Finland’s leading summer reviews of contemporary art and every year, a new curator brings a fresh perspective to the exhibition. Pekilo, a former factory building near the Mänttä mill chimneystack, has been the main exhibition venue for over a decade. Read more about the history of the Mänttä Art Festival.
Pekilo is a former industrial building which has undergone extensive alterations and renovations to make the facilities as audience-friendly as possible. We continually strive to to further improve and increase accessibility. Read more!