To the artist

Space for art

Hallituskatu 7, Oulu


Every day 10-20

NPC Gallery




Guided tours

The Northern Photography Center offers public free guided tours on request on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery of the Northern Photography Center participates also in a monthly guided tours organized by the Culture House Valve.

Aulagalleria (Lobby)

Aulagalleria is located in front of the entrance to the Northern Photography Centeres office in connection with the entrance to the Ojankatu side of the Valve Culture House. 

Markku Karjalainen, Rivien välistä -installing the exhibition in 2020

Images of the Month

The Images of the month program presents agile exhibitions by young photographers as well as many professional artists. The goal is also to provide photographers with quick gallery time to test their own work in progress. Open Call Monthly images in the program is held annually. The Images of the Month program is part of a collaboration between the Northern Photographic Center and Fotonordic.


Northern Photographic Centre organizes annual open call for artists.

Kotyna Ula Kiliulyte Arctic Swell at Northern Photographic Centre in 2022

Image: Jaani Föhr