The collection under Tampere Art Museum’s management is the second largest in Finland. It comprises 14.500 works and several sub-collections. Internationally, the best known part is the Moominvalley collection of Tove Jansson’s original illustrations and Tuulikki Pietilä’s tableaux.

Tampere Art Museum also manages the Tampere City collections, situated in offices and institutions, schools, kindergartens, hospitals and other premises owned and managed by the city. Public sculptures and monuments are also part of this collection.