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PiiPoo – accessable centre for art and culture

in Lempäälä Ideapark – 15 km from Tampere city center, in Southern Finland.

PiiPo´s community art and art education gives equal possibilities for everyone to participate in cultural life and in art processes. Activities are adapted for all age and special groups, give oppurtunieties to explore oneself and the surrounding world and offer equal means to express oneself to others. Participation and art it self supports the wellbeing of children and young people as well as adult’s.

  • PiiPoo is a private non-profit organization founded in 2005 and started it’s actual activities and opened its 1000 m2 culture center in 2006
  • PiiPoo developes inclusive cultural services for all, cultural activities for disalbled people and people who need special help in some field in their life.
  • PiiPoo is co-operating with several municipalities and cities, private and public sectors as well as consumers
  • PiiPoo has several ongoing reginonal and national developing projects with different targetgroups. PiiPoo produces services as well in its own cultural centre as in schools, institutions, hospitals, workplaces etc.
  • PiiPoo uses different artforms and methods while producing the activities
  • PiiPoo is a member of The Association
    of the Finnish Children’s Culture Centres and work activly  in the national network of children's cultural centers.

PiiPoo produces

  • Cultural education program fo Lempäälä municipalitys schools and day care and a special program for disable children.
  • Open house cultural services for children and families.
  • Inclusive circus and theatre groups and artcamps.
  • Art projects in retirement homes, different institutions and child wellfare.
  • Courses and trainigs for professionals.

PiiPoo developes

  • Accessable cultural services for all.
  • Cultural activetis that support the wellbeeing of the participants.
  • Art and cultural projects with regional, national and international partners.

25.000 participants and visits in groups and workshops year in 2015.
Staff: 6 empoyees and 15 freelancer artists art and educators working with the groups and in projects.


Managing director
Pilvi Kuitu,
+358 400 433 722

Veera Jukkara
+358 40 866 7600

Community art coordinator
Riku Laakkonen
+358 40 5533 551

How to get to PiiPoo and Ideapark Lempäälä?