One of the permanent exhibitions in the Craft Museum of Finland, Craft - A touch of life brings today's craft curiosities and our shared memories of the past to light. The Sense Space offers tangible experiences: you can touch and smell the materials, recognize the sounds of craft-making or sit down to knit a scarf created by the all the visitors together.
The Craft Museum of Finland has three permanent exhibitions that look at the importance of craftsmanship in Finnish society and explore handicraft as part of history's timeline, and admires the festive costumes of times past in the permanent exhibition of the National Costume Center of Finland.
2020 Exhibitions at the Craft Museum of Finland Celebrate Finnish Craftsmanship and Vibrant Colour Worlds
2020 Exhibitions at the Craft Museum of Finland celebrate craftsmanship from many perspectives. The exhibitions focus on Finnish textile expertise but are complemented by delicious finesses from the miniature world and traditional woodworking. The exhibitions feature internationally renowned designers and craftsmen to celebrate the free movement of ideas and thoughts in the crafts world.
Exhibitions are usually much more interesting, when paired with a competent guide. Many background stories would hidden if you tour the exhibition alone. And after you hear strories behind handicraft, a desire to try to do something yourself is waken. Then it might be good to book a workshop in the museum...
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Ecpesially for group visits, we recommend to visit the exhibitions with a guide. We will arrange the guided tours in a time that suites your needs and tailor the content to it.
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Christmas 23.-26.12.2019 closed
New Years eve 31.12.2019, open 11-16
New Years day 1.1.2020, closed
Epiphany 6.1.2020, closed
Holy Thursday 9.4., open 1-16
Long Friday 10.4., closed
Holy Saturday 11.4., open 11-16
Easter Day 12.4., open 11-16
2nd Easter Day 13.4., closed
Eve of May 30.4., open 11-16
First of May 1.5., closed
Mother's Day 10.5., open 11-16
Ascension Day 21.5., closed
Changing temporary exhibition on weekend 23.-24.5., open 11-16
Midsummer 19.-21.6., closedmuseumopen
Jyväskylä Art Museum is regional art museum of Central Finland. The mission of the museum is to show and collect visual art from Central Finland, Finnish and international printmaking and photography as well as other national and international artwork complementary to museum’s collections. One of the museum's focus points is art and museum education.