For Seniors

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KAMU's historical afternoons for seniors feature lectures on topics related to history and museum work. The lectures will be held in Aitio on the second floor of Exhibition Centre WeeGee on Wednesdays at 14.00, COVID-19 regulations allowing. We recommend signing up for the lectures in advance. You can register for a lecture starting on the previous Wednesday at 15.30. You can register at the end of the previous lecture, by phone to 09 816 57052, or at the information desk at KAMU. 

For those who have signed up in advance, coffee is available at the café. You can pick up your coffee coupon from the information desk at KAMU starting at 13.00 on the day of the lecture. If you have not registered for the lecture in advance, you can check if there are still spaces available by enquiring at KAMU's information desk. 

We adhere to government guidelines and regulations for COVID-19 prevention. Should additional restrictions be introduced due to COVID-19, the lectures will be made available online at KAMU Espoo City Museum’s Youtube-channel. 

Except for one lecture in Swedish held on November 3rd during Swedish Week, the lectures are held in Finnish.

Additional information:
KAMU Espoo City Museum
tel. 09 816 57052

kaupunginmuseo@espoo.fi

 

Historical afternoons for seniors / autumn 2021


Historical walks in September at 14.00:

15.9 Historical walk (in Finnish): Träskända Manor. Start: Träskändan puistotie 6, from the main entrance of the main building.
22.9 Historical walk (in Finnish): Otsolahti. Start: Kontionkuja 9, from the parking lot.
29.9 Historical walk (in Finnish): Leppävaara. Start: Upseerinkatu 5. The Old Alberga park.


Lectures:

6.10 Sankaripölyttäjät. Miksi pölyttäjät tulivat Talomuseo Glimsiin?
Museum Educator Aino Osola and coordinator Karoliina Salmelainen.

13.10 Teekkarit ja teekkarittaret: naiset tekniikan opiskelijoina 1900-luvun alussa.
Senior specialist Johanna Vähäpesola.

20.10 Saatana - Paholaisen uskomusolennon synty ja esihistoria.
Markus Mononen, doctoral student in Religious Studies and EKV Henri Hiljander.

27.10 Sireenien tuoksussa - muistokeruu Sirenien arkkitehtuurista Tapiolassa ja Otaniemessä.
Museum Educator Tiina Hero and Aino-Mari Tuuri, author of non-fiction and journalist.

3.11 Kulturfonden och de finlandssvenska miljarderna.
Ombudsman Anna Wilhelmson.

10.11 Sateenkaarihistoria ja kansalaisvaikuttaminen Suomessa.
Iris Olavinen, researcher at the National Archives.

17.11 Espoonjokilaakso – merenlahdesta Centiksi.
Museum Educator Jenni Siltainsuu.

24.11 Tähtiä ja kultalankaa – jouluista askartelua.
Project coordinator Helena Heikkilä.