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PAST EVENTS:

EVENTS

2024 is our year! At HIAA we are anticipating more co-operations with neighboring organizations, as well as more opportunities for our artist members to connect and learn within our community.

Stay tuned for the following open-to-the-public events:

Summer Market 2024 Edition (August), HIAA Fest 2024 (Nov/Dec)

Networking Brunches each month on selected Sundays

NORTHERN CROSSROADS:
EXHIBITION, MARKET- SUOMENLINNA

HIAA MEMBERS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NORDIC CULTURE POINT

📍 Suomenlinna B 28, Helsinki

Open Call for HIAA Pop Up Exhibition in Suomenlinna 

 

Theme: Northern Crossroads
Duration: 23 - 31.8. 2024
Place: Nordic Culture Point, Suomenlinna Island

Opening event: 23.8. at 17.00 - 20.00

 

The theme "Northern Crossroads" for our upcoming group exhibition encapsulates the convergence of diverse cultural, artistic, and geographical influences that define the unique artistic landscape of the northern regions. This theme invites artists to explore intersections where various paths meet—whether through the melding of traditional and contemporary styles, the fusion of local and international perspectives, or the dialogue between nature and urban life. Artists are encouraged to interpret "Northern Crossroads" in ways that reflect their personal journeys and experiences, highlighting how their work bridges different worlds and fosters new connections. This theme serves as an open invitation for participants to delve into the rich tapestry of narratives and identities that thrive at these crossroads, ultimately enriching the collective understanding of what it means to create art in this dynamic and multifaceted region.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

This call is open exclusively to members of Helsinki International Artists’ Association. In this call, you may apply with the following works: moving image and short films, small sculptures, framed paintings, drawings or other types of original wall art, workshops, performances 

 

  • Submit your application by sending an email to events.hiaa@gmail.com with the subject line "Open Call/Suomenlinna 2024. Your submission information must be sent as an attachment (docx, not pdf). Please attach images separately, and titled appropriately to reflect the artist's name and title.

READ MORE IN THE GUIDELINES BUTTON ABOVE - Best of luck and looking forward to your submissions!

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NARINKATORI SUMMER ART AND CRAFT MARKET

OPEN TO HIAA MEMBERS, NON-MEMBERS

📍 Narinkatori (kamppi's entrance square)

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES TO JOIN HIAA ART & CRAFT MARKET / SUMMER EDITION 2024

 

 

18.8. 2024 at 11.00 - 17.00

 

The Helsinki International Artists' Association (HIAA) is excited to announce the third edition of its annual Summer Art & Craft Market. This year, we are thrilled to introduce a new location: Narinkkatori, the vibrant square in front of the Kamppi shopping mall. Situated in the heart of Helsinki, Narinkkatori attracts a diverse crowd of locals passionate about arts and culture, as well as tourists seeking unique and special finds. Join us for an unforgettable event celebrating creativity and craftsmanship this August!

 

This call is open for artists, crafters, artisans as well as food vendors. 

 

The Market has space for 50 participants.

 

Application period is June, 3rd - June, 28th, 2024

Early bird sign up for HIAA Members: June 3-16, 2024
Anyone else interested: June 16-28, 2024

 

Participation fee

Participation fee is 30€ for HIAA members and 60€ for non-members.

Food vendors are charged 60€ for participation plus they pay 40€ towards the electricity bill. 

 

To apply for our market please use this online form: https://forms.gle/hdHphcV9UsGJAeid6

 

Association is making a participation contract with each vendor. The contracts are to confirm that products sold in the market are your own designs and by selling them, you are not breaching intellectual property laws in Finland. Participation invoices must be paid by the 31st of July. 

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INTERNSHIP AT HIAA

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ON SITE / REMOTE

📍 Various Locations, Helsinki

Open Call for an Internship Position 2024 at Helsinki International Artists' Association (HIAA)

 

HIAA is offering students or professionals the opportunity to undertake internships for a period of up to 6 months; the exact time will be agreed upon with the applicant and HIAA. TE-Office / Labour Office pays the compensation of the internship (työkokeilu) therefore the applicant needs to be registered as an unemployed job seeker. 

 

The selected candidates for this announcement will start in September 2024.

 

Work at HIAA is mainly remote with flexible hours. For this role, it is very important to have interest and a good knowledge of arts and event management. We work with artists from different international backgrounds, organising events to support the diversity in contemporary arts in Finland and finding new ways of representing the international art community in Finland. 

 

Internship at HIAA 

Under the guidance of HIAA Board you will be working with:
 

- Communication with our members 

- Event coordination

- Onsite event production

- Grant writing 

- Other random tasks (supporting the work of our board)

 

How to apply

Send an email to general@hiaa.info with the subject Internship application including the following information:

 

_ Letter of interest/intentions.

_ Brief CV detailing, studies, skills, and work experience.

_ Any information you consider of interest to consider your application.

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SOLO OR GROUP EXHIBITION 

HIAA MEMBERS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CREATIVE ALCHEMY

ON SITE / REMOTE

📍 Creative Alchemy, Helsinki

HIAA Member’s opportunity at Creative Alchemy

🔑 Host your solo or group one-month exhibition with a fee 200-300€ (including time for private screenings and events (approx. 50-60h).

🔑 Host an individual event/workshop with the fee 15€/h (min. 3h) or 5€ per participant whichever is more cost-efficient for the workshop host. The workshops can be held on weekdays or weekends.

(All prices are not including VAT, 24% VAT will be applied when invoiced.)

☝ For more information and bookings, you can contact creativealchemy5@gmail.com or send a message on our IG @creativealchemy5

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SPRING MARKET: HIAA x LUCKAN

19 MAY, 12:00-17:00

LUCKAN HELSINGFORS

📍 Yrjönkatu 27, 00100 Helsinki

Treats sponsored by :  Cafe Cardemumma

THIS EVENT FEATURES A HANDFUL OF HIAA'S MEMBER CRAFTERS AND ARTISTS, TOGETHER TO SHARE THEIR WORKS AT THE CULTURALLY RICH LOCATION OF LUCKAN.

Helsinki International Artist's Association happily teams up with Luckan Helsingfors for an intimate market to celebrate the much anticipated arrival of spring!

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WORKSHOP: INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE ARTMAKING

AS SCHEDULED WITH CREATIVES MEETUP EVENT

22.5.2024 13:00-14:30

LOCATION:

📍 MOW, Pieni Roobertinkatu 9, Helsinki

HIAA Vice-Chairperson Veronika Kvitko shares her Journey and tips on conscious and sustainable artmaking.

Discover the essence of "Sustainable Art" in my comprehensive masterclass designed for artists seeking an ethical transformation in their creative endeavors. We'll explore the historic development of sustainable artistry and address the environmental issues linked with traditional art materials. A detailed look at eco-friendly alternatives will empower you to make informed choices in your art practice. The workshop intricately connects the principles of a circular economy with the evolving landscape of art, illustrating how creativity can flow within this regenerative system. Recognizing art as a form of activism, we venture into discussions that captivate the spirit of the artist as an agent of societal change.

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CREATIVES MEETUP EVENT

21.5.2024 10:00-17:00

22.5.2024 10:00-16:30

LOCATION:

📍 MOW, Pieni Roobertinkatu 9, Helsinki

Are you an ambitious creative curious about entrepreneurship? Dive into workshops, creative discussions, and inspiring talks!

Helsinki International Artist's Association happily teams up with STARTUP REFUGEES and other important groups in the arts and culture scene to provide a packed and engaging event agenda!

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SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP WITH POLA LAAMANEN

EVENT CLOSED

CREATIVE ALCHEMY

📍 Creative Alchemy, Fredrikinkatu 19, 00120 Helsinki

THIS EVENT REACHED MAX CAPACITY, AND HAS NO MORE VACANCIES.

 

Helsinki International Artist's Association hosts a Brunch & Workshop. Limited seating for the workshop, reserve your spot when the form is available. Facebook event coming soon.

HIAA BRUNCH & ART SUPPLY SWAP

23 . 03 . 2024,  12:00-2:00PM

GLOBE ART POINT

📍 Malminkatu 5, 00100 Helsinki

Welcome all! Helsinki International Artist's Association hosts a Brunch & Art Swap on Sunday, March 24th from 12-2pm.

🔶 What is an Art Swap?

In the spirit of community and sustainability, our Art Swap will feature a variety of different artists and craft people who are attending on the basis of swapping unused or un-needed supplies for something that could be made useful! We ask that if you do wish to leave with something, that you'll need to contribute an item.

🔷 Who can attend?
All are welcome! This is a free and open event. Please be sure to mark your interest or attendance in the event, in order for HIAA to plan for snacks and space accommodation.

🥐 Will there be snacks?
There will be snacks, great company, and always interesting and engaging discussion!

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PASILA POP-UP EXHIBITION

HIAA + HELSINKI URBAN ARTS, MONOMA SUOMI

📍 Location: Opastinsilta 6B (5th floor), 00520, Helsinki - Pasila. Only 4 min by most trains from the central railway station. (See below for details)

pasila pop-up exhibition, 29.2.2024 - 17.3.2024 located at opastinsilta 6b, 5th floor. white bold font over a grunge background.
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