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President Sauli Niinistö is observing the portrait of himself at the Presidential Room of the Government Palace on May 4, 2018. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

On Wednesday June 6, there is a free entry to the Ateneum Art Museum museum for everyone.

This is a good chance to get acquainted with the portrait of President Sauli Niinistö, which is now on display until September 2. Then it will be returned to the Presidential Room in the Government Palace.

The portrait is on display on the second floor of the museum in connection with the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition.

The portrait of President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö was unveiled in the Presidential Room of the Government Palace on May 4.

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The portrait is a mosaic composed of one hundred partial works by one hundred younger-generation artists—graphic artists, sculptors, painters, video artists, performance artists and photographers—who are or have been active in Finland.