Monthly Archives: December 2016

November Tour – Amedeo Modigliani at the Ateneum Museum

In November, 18 members participated in a guided tour of the Ateneum’s special exhibit Amedeo Modigliani (18814-1920). Our wonderful guide showed us the influence that Modigliani’s artistic circle of friends (and lovers) in Paris had on his drawings, paintings and sculptures. The many different types of work on display show […]



November Meeting: A Finnish View on Russia

In November, we enjoyed a fascinating talk by Maimo Henriksson, Director General for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Maimo shared both her personal journey, including the demands of juggling family life with a career in the foreign service, and highlights from her […]

October Tour to Suunto

Late in October, the AWC visited the headquarters of Suunto, a Finnish technology company owned by Amer Sports. We heard about the company’s history and how its products have developed and changed through the years. We learned about a range of technologies, from the world’s first liquid-filled compass all the […]