Information on the website website belongs to the Bank of Finland, and contains information regarding works in the Bank’s art collection, the Bank’s main building and the art exhibition arranged to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. The website was launched in January 2017.

The Bank of Finland is responsible for the website. For terms of use concerning the website, please see Terms of use.

Site structure and functions

The home page shows a timeline of a selection of works from the Bank of Finland’s collection.  In the Works of Art section the same pieces are shown in gallery format. In both sections the works can be view by selecting from a number of options.

In the Listen section, it is possible to listen to recordings of museum director emeritus Markku Valkonen’s narration on the works of art. The Main Building section presents the Bank of Finland’s head office building in the Kruununhaka quarter of Helsinki. The Exhibition section tells of the art exhibition put on by the Bank of Finland in January 2017.

Below the main navigation menu there is a red line, which indicates a location within the website. On the right side of the screen are the links to the various language alternatives of the site. The website’s links are in blue or red. The home page also has white headline links. The images of the pieces of art can be zoomed to fill the entire screen. The Works of Art section can be shared with various social media providers using the share icons.

Website images

The Bank of Finland reserves all rights regarding the images used on this website. Copyright details are written beside each image. Read more on copyright.

Technical recommendations

The website has been designed to adapt to the capacity and screen size of the user’s computer.

The website’s technical solutions are based on W3C, the commonly-used industry standard. The aim of which is to ensure the longevity of the website and that the site behaves similarly using the most commonly-used www-browsers (Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox and Chrome).

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This website has been designed and built by Staart Oy.

People behind the website

Texts: Markku Valkonen, Vilhelm Helander
Photographs: Peter Mickelsson, Jaakko Koskentola
Project manager: Eira Heinämies
Other team members: Petri Uusitalo, Eeva Kristiina Lahtinen


Feedback on the website can be sent by email to info(at) Official matters can be addressed to the Bank’s registry at kirjaamo(at)