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Hallituskatu 7, Oulu

Visiting hours

Every day from 10 am to 8 pm

Main gallery

Photo North – The Pohjoisen photo center’s gallery is located on the first floor of Kulttuuritalo Valvei. More than 35,000 visitors visit the gallery every year and the gallery is open every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The gallery has seven rooms and its total area is about 135 m2. The premises have stone walls and a red brick floor. Two rooms have a screen and a video cannon for showing video works. The gallery space is also well suited for work group exhibitions. We look for exhibitions every year through an open search, follow our news section.

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Floor plan of the gallery

Exhibition guidance

Photo North – North Photo Center offers the public free guided tours on request on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm. In addition, PVK’s gallery participates in the monthly guided exhibition tour at Kulttuuritalo Valve. When the artist is present, he is paid a compensation of €60.

Maija Savolainen, Liquid Aluminium, 2022

Lobby gallery

Markku Karjalainen hanging his exhibition in the lobby gallery in 2021
Applying for the exhibition
Maija Annikki Savolainen, Untitled Minerals I, 2022