It is now easier for young people to get help and treatment with mental health and substance abuse concerns in Jyväskylä. Young people themselves or their relations can contact the service directly and no referrals are required. For example, loneliness, bullying and knots in family and friend relationships can be causing concerns. There may also be concerns about the use of intoxicants, gambling, lack of study or work placements or any other factor affecting everyday life.
We tend to have a great desire to compare our qualities and characteristics with animals. The five sculptors of The Other Nature of Ceramics exhibition bring out their personal relationship with nature and art making as well as tell about their thoughts behind their works. They observe the surrounding nature and interpret it sculpturally through ceramics.
National costumes are made and used by women and men of all ages, including professionals in the field of national costumes as well as individuals who are interested in particular costumes or making handicrafts.
Jyväskylän päivät wishes everyone welcome to celebrate 182 years old Jyväskylä!
The main event of Jyväskylän päivät, themed as Wellbeing from culture, is held on Saturday 23rd of March between 10am and 3pm at the Jyväskylä main library (Vapaudenkatu 39-41). In the event you can meet top athletes, listen to interesting bulletins and panel discussions with the city board, or you can explore the city’s services cape at your own pace.
There will be program for kids, youngsters and adults as well.
The Information Service of the Craft Museum of Finland is operated nationally and internationally, seeking answers to questions related to handicrafts and actively providing information on museum collections to researchers and students in the field.
With the help of the information service, the Craft Museum of Finland promotes craftsmanship and appreciation of handicraft and makes expert information available to the general public.
Handcrafted objects as well as objects and collections related to hand made things are available in many of our country's museums, but the Craft Museum of Finland is the only one that focuses solely on craft themes and topics. For example, the museum records the history and themes of craft education and training at various levels, as well as the history of artisans and professionals in the arts and crafts sector and home industry.
Get inspired in tailored workshops! Doing crafts with our friends or family is fun! With your dearest and nearest everyone will get inspired about new and easy handicrafts.
We will tailor our wokshops to fit your needs. You don't have to have any experience about handcraft in advance, for it's all about having fun and trying crafts together. A short guided tour is included in all workshops as well as guidance in the workshop and material use.
For groups we recommend touring the exhibitions under the guidance of the guide. Pre-ordered guided tours will be organized in the time that you wish. We will be happy to tailor a tour to your group.
For guided tours, the ideal size is 25 people, for larger groups we recommend two guides. There is a lot to see in the museum, so after the guided tour you should also book some time to explore the museum.
Ancient handicraft technique is moving to future in the anniversary exhibition of the Finnish Felt Association at the Craft Museum of Finland.
The Felt for Tomorrow exhibition raises discussion about the place of felt in the modern world. As material wool is relaxing to work with, this gives balance to the hectic everyday life. The anniversary exhibition by the Finnish Felt Association has been curated by visual arts critic Hannu Castrén.
There are approximately 200 sports clubs in Jyväskylä that offer around 70 different hobbies. Football, ice hockey, gymnastics and dance are among the most popular children’s and teenagers’ hobbies. In sports clubs, adults most often engage in aerobics and dance, golf and other ballgames, and hiking or skiing. Outside sports clubs, the adult population in Jyväskylä enjoys, especially, walking and its special form Nordic walking, running, cycling and swimming.
For walkers, joggers, and skiers Jyväskylä can offer a number of recreational areas. The city’s largest recreational area is Laajavuori. In the winter time, it boasts slopes for alpine skiing, a ski jumping hill as well as illuminated cross-country ski trails. In the summer time, the area is the perfect place for jogging or walking. The network of cross-country ski trails is vast in Jyväskylä. There are approximately 500 kilometres of maintained cross-country ski trails. At Laajavuori alone, there are 62,5 kilometres of them.
The City Sports Services is responsible for providing suitable conditions for sports and exercise, but it also organizes physical activity groups. The city arranges swimming schools for children and adults, fitness classes for adults, and adapted physical activities.
Supervised exercise group's fall term is from 3.9. to 15.12.2019 and spring term is from 7.1. to 11.5.2019.
The Imperial Senate ordered on 14th December 1888, that an allowance be granted for the operation of a handicraft museum beginning in 1890.The resulting museum operated under the Society of Industrial Art and was located at the Museum of Art and Design (operating today as the Design Museum).
Expand your museum experience and experience the versatility of handcrafts in Open Workshop!
After touring the exhibitions, you can continue your visit in to the Open Workshop. Workshop offers things for the whole family and all ages, but in the more challenging pieces children may need help from an adult. In workshop there are ideas, instructions, materials and tools for a wide range of things to do.