The exhibition showcases Finnish folk ryijy rugs from the 18th and 19th centuries and the changes within different types of ryijy rugs.
The first of the little museums to open its doors at the beginning of June is the Coppersmith’s House, which is part of the Crafts
As his favourite subjects, Pekka Helin names the backyards of the city and “non-landscapes”, which are not depicted on postcards.
Welcome to the summer Café! Café Alvar opens a pop-up café in the Museum of Central Finland on 15.5.
The old café space on the third floor of the Museum of Central Finland is brought to life when Café Alvar opens a pop-up café for the summer there.
The products and works created by skilled designers and manufacturers have been intended to have a positive effect on art procurement in public spa
The exhibition Wood in Interior Design presents new, modern and professionally designed and manufactured interior solutions created through Pro Puu ry’s project, which have been created using various techniques and wood materials. The exhibition is on display in the Lobby Gallery of the Craft Museum of Finland on 22.5.–29.8.2021.
Ruusupuisto Museum Centre received a total of 1006 name proposals - a word cloud of the proposals has now been published
Suggestions for the name were sought for the future museum centre in Jyväskylä’s Ruusupuisto for a month.
Draft plan 2022-2030 for the development of conditions for sports in Jyväskylä, the Capital of Sport
The plan will be discussed by the sports board in June.
The Renewer of the Finnish Rag Rug Eija Rasinmäki – Spirit of Creativity, Rattle of the Glass Ceiling and Life of Rugs from Five Decades
The exhibition covers the extensive production of Eija Rasinmäki – steps of weaving, spirit of creativity and rugs from different decades.
Mirroring the impressive 50-year career of textile artist Eija Rasinmäki, Design Eija Rasinmäki – A Handwoven Life brings Rasinmäki’s well-known art textiles and rugs, that have had a recognised spot in Finnish homes and are long loved to the Craft Museum of Finland.
Mobile libraries return to service starting April 6
Jyväskylä was originally founded by an estate owner, Major Carl Christian Rosenbröijer.
The upcoming year 2021 brings flamboyant colours, circle economy, and Finnish as well as international talent to the Craft Museum of Finland. The exhibition year includes both the museum’s own productions as well as both big and small-scale collaboration exhibitions. The central theme for the exhibition year is sustainable development, which is examined from many perspectives through crafts and design. For the fall temporary exhibition, the Craft Museum of Finland will even calculate the overall carbon footprint of the exhibition’s entire production process.
The Covid-19 situation calming down in Jyväskylä - Sports restrictions for under 18 years old will be released and libraries and museums will be opened to the public from 15 February 2021
The Emergency Management Team stated in its meeting today (12 February) that since the infection situation has calmed down, sports activities for u
• The application period is January, ending on the last weekday of January at 3 pm.
• If any grant funds are left after the grant decisions made in the boards in March, the second application period for project grants will end on the last weekday of August at 3 pm.
• Project grants for cultural, youth and civil society activities may be applied for by registered associations domiciled in Jyväskylä as well as communities and informal work and activity groups operating in Jyväskylä.
- The application period is January, ending on the last day of January 2021 at 3 pm.
- Registered associations domiciled in Jyväskylä may apply for the subsidy to fund the ongoing operations of the association.
- The subsidy is intended for expenses incurred in activities outlined in the association’s plan of operation, enclosed with the application.
- The application must be accompanied by a plan of operation and a budget for the operating year.
- A newly founded association may apply for an operating grant only after operating as a registered association at lea
These grants are intended to create opportunities for cultural, sports and exercise, youth, and civic activities in Jyväskylä and to encourage citizens to partake in communal activity to improve their welfare and quality of life.
Grants decided by the cultural and sports committee and by the education committee
Following grants to cultural, sports and exercise, and civic activities are made by the cultural and sports committee and grants to youth activities by the education committee of the City of Jyväskylä:
The Design with Nature exhibition showcases the newest works of Miia Suojala Design. Miia Suojala who is a clothes designer and a Bachelor of Fashion and Clothing, started her company in Jyväskylä in 2006 and now the 15-year-old company is celebrating the milestone with their celebratory collection: NOLLAko?
The Treasures of the Bazars exhibition in the Craft Museum of Finland showcases traditional textiles and jewellery from Morocco to Tibet from the collections of collector Tuomas Sopanen. Nomadism and traditions appear clearly in these consumer textiles and decorations.
The Come and Go installation consists of portrait slippers by visual artist Leena Illukka. She has applied hand embroidery in a new way and breaks the traditional way of presenting portraits in her personal and caricature portraits. In her art, Illukka often creates a series of stories that focus on the individual and the individual’s relationship with the society.
Jyväskylä, the Capital of sport, to become the main driver of the European Erasmus+Sport cooperation
The project identifies best practices in the provision of sports and well-being services and exchanges experiences, especially from the perspective
Jyväskylä gives an extensive mask recommendation to its residents over the age of 15 for two weeks - masks must always be worn in all indoor public places as well as at public events.
During this week, there have already been 37 positive test results in the Jyväskylä health services (the situation on 24 September). The incidence
The exhibition by an internationally known designer, Ilona Rista, showcases new kind of Finnish wood culture. The wood artist’s playful approach to digital materials has produced a fun, yet serious collection of material and immaterial works that combine wood art with technology. The exhibition will be held at the Craft Museum of Finland’s Lobby Gallery 12 September–5 December 2020.
What does the past of handicrafts look like in the eyes of modern designers, and what kind of inspiration can be drawn from the collection at the museum? The designers invited to the In Good Hands exhibition have had the chance to explore the extensive archives, founded in 1879, of the Friends of Finnish Handicraft at the Design Museum. After this they have created their works in dialogue with the archive materials.