What is Ratamo?
Ratamo Printmaking and Photography Centre includes Galleria Ratamo along with both printmaking and photography studios, and is geared for those interested in creating, experimenting and learning printmaking and photographic techniques.
Galleria Ratamo primarily represents printmaking and photography, and shows roughly twelve exhibitions per year.
The Ratamo centre is designed for both professionals and amateurs. The space is used for classes and workshops which are organized by both Ratamo and other organizations such as the Adult Education Centre (Kansalaisopisto). Professional artists and experienced amateurs are able to rent studio space for their personal creative production. The centre also maintains an active international artist residency programme.
Situated in the Jyväskylä Veturitalli complex (former roundhouse), the Ratamo Printmaking and Photography Centre is one and the same as Galleria Harmonia, the Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking and the Centre for Creative Photography which formerly operated in the Halonen house.
The Ratamo centre is run by the Jyväskylä Art Museum and the Centre for Creative Photography.