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K.H.Renlund Museum

The K.H.Renlund Museum offers art and history in the form of exhibitions, events and research.


  • This is how it should be seen!

    June 6 – September 29
    Exhibition Hall, Pitkänsillankatu 28

    Visual artist Elina Försti lives in Alajärvi and her paintings are based on the old Ostrobothnian building stock in her local environment. The familiar gray barns and drying barns have received a fresh color and shape.

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  • And the war was horrendous

    May 17 – September 8
    Roos house, Pitkänsillankatu 39

    And the war was horrendous focuses on battle themes inspired by the 170th anniversary of the Skirmish of Halkokari. The exhibition presents works from the City of Kokkola’s collections that are connected to war but interpret war from different points of view and different time periods. The exhibition opens on May 17 in the Roos house. 

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Touring exhibition

  • Elina Warsta’s exhibition From beyond the mountains, lands and seas will tour Central Ostrobothnian libraries from the 3rd of April to the 17th of November 2024.  

    You will be able to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Warsta’s works through the exhibition produced by the K. H. Renlund Museum in the Lohtaja, Toholampi, Kannus, Ullava, Lestijärvi and Kaustinen libraries. The exhibition tour will also feature art workshops led by Elina Warsta, which will be held in Lohtaja, Ullava and Kaustinen.  

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Upcoming exhibitions