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The Pool – ”The Story” The Origin of Pool Skateboarding

2.00-2.30 PM The guided tour will discuss the design of the swimming pool at Villa Mairea by Alvar Aalto and its influence on international skateboarding culture in the “From the Surf to the Sidewalk” exhibition. You will also learn about the summer exhibition, featuring the “Colors” exhibition by Finnish-American professional skateboarder Lizzie Armanto and the […]

The Capital – Samples of Jyväskylä Rap

2.00-2.30 PM On this guided tour, you will explore the Capital exhibition, which sheds light on how the Jyväskylä hip hop culture rose from the grassroots to become a trailblazer in Finnish rap music during the years 1990-2015. The tour will also provide a concise overview of the 50-year history of hip hop culture and […]

The Pool – ”The Story” The Origin of Pool Skateboarding

2.00-2.30 PM The guided tour will discuss the design of the swimming pool at Villa Mairea by Alvar Aalto and its influence on international skateboarding culture in the “From the Surf to the Sidewalk” exhibition. You will also learn about the summer exhibition, featuring the “Colors” exhibition by Finnish-American professional skateboarder Lizzie Armanto and the […]

The Pool Grand Opening on May 18, 2024

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. We welcome you to enjoy the Grand Opening of The Pool exhibition. Meet the artists, enjoy Finnish rap music, skateboard in the Ruusupuisto Slappy Plaza and participate in the diverse program of the opening day! The Pool exhibition offers a fantastic overview of the subcultures of skateboarding and Finnish rap. […]

Sweet city, candy architecture workshop

2-5 PM Welcome to candy architecture workshop, suitable for the whole family, where a common urban environment with different buildings is built! Build a gravity-defying apartment building or a small colourful cottage, a library open to all or even a shopping centre. If you wish, you can seek inspiration from Alvar Aalto’s versatile architecture. The […]

Grow small – miniature garden workshop

2-5 PM A workshop open to everyone, suitable for the whole family, where you get to know landscape architecture and garden design. You can bring your own miniature figure, for which the garden will be designed. You can come to the workshop to build at a time that suits you. Workshop at the Alvar Aalto […]

Type house model workshop

Klo 16-18 Come and make a model of a type house using the formulas! A model house is a detached house built according to a universal house model available to all builders. You can add unique surfaces and details to your house using the wide range of attractive materials available. The workshop is suitable for […]

Life in Jyväskylä in the past – a photo show

Klo 11-18 The photo exhibition shows life and the environment in Jyväskylä in the past. The pictures show what the city of Jyväskylä looked like and, among other things, what life was like for families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You can enjoy the photo show for the price of an admission […]

Workshop Friday: Sauna relaxation

Time 17:00 – 18:00 The fourth floor of the Museum of Central Finland Start the weekend with a gentle, guided imagery relaxation. We will start with a few soft movements and then let ourselves be guided by the spirit of the sauna, with the help of soundscapes and images. You can relax while sitting in […]

Workshop Friday: Use printing to restyle textiles

Time 14:00 – 18:00 Nappula, on the second floor of the Museum of Central Finland Prepare your own printing plate for textile colour printing. You can print your pattern on a reusable cotton bag, denim jacket or t-shirt. Bring along a bag or a garment that needs a print. Is your restyled piece for yourself […]