Thank you to the AR-Finland Network for a successful 2023!

Thank you to all the AR-Finland Network hosts for a busy and constructive 2023! Together, we successfully relocated 51 principal artists at risk, 39 of them from Ukraine. We are also looking forward to further cooperation and welcoming new hosts for 2024, so do contact us if you want to join the AR-Finland Network.

The AR-hosting organizations and partners in Finland in 2023, including some who have joined us for 2024 are:

AR-Safe Haven Helsinki
Art in Lov – Loviisan Taiteen Tukiyhdistys ry
Porvoon Taidetehdas, City of Porvoo
Dance Info Finland
Espoon Kaupunginteatteri – The International Theatre of Finland
Filmverkstaden Vasa
Finnish PEN
Fiskars AiR
Jyväskylä Writers’ House
Journalists in Finland (Journalistiliitto)
Kulttuuritalo Päiväkoti, Hailuoto
Kuopio ANTI-Festival
Lapinlahden Lähde
Raikkuu Collective, Raikkuu-Pistala Kyläyhdistys ry
Saastamoinen Foundation
Story Villa Heinävaara
Tapiola Studio, The Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation
Tohmajärvi Municipality, Wärtsilä Air
Tampere Artists’ Association
Öres Residency

We also want to express our gratitude to all the AR-Finland Network members for their engagement with AR’s work, as well as the funders: City of Helsinki, Arts Promotion Center Finland TAIKE, Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, City of Porvoo, JOKES Foundation, Helsingin Sanomain Foundation, Swedish Cultural Foundation, Saastamoinen Foundation and other private donors.

Much work remains to be done! There are still more than 6,000 artists at risk in need of a hosting organization worldwide.

If you’d like to become a host, please apply at

If you have any questions, email us at [email protected].