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ART BELONGS TO EVERYONE!

PiiPoo – accessable centre for art and culture

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

PiiPoo´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 groups and groups with a special needs, gives oppurtunities to explore oneself and the surrounding world and offer equal means to express oneself to the 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 disabled people and people who need special help in some field in their lives.
  • PiiPoo is co-operating with several municipalities and cities, private and public sectors as well as consumers
  • PiiPoo has several ongoing regional and national developing projects with different target groups. 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 works actively in the national network of children's cultural centers.

PiiPoo produces

  • Cultural education program for Lempäälä municipalitys schools and day care and a special program for disabled children.
  • Open house cultural services for children and families.
  • Inclusive circus and theatre groups and art camps.
  • Art projects in retirement homes, different institutions and child welfare.
  • Courses and trainings for professionals.

PiiPoo developes

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

Statistic
26.000 participants and visits in groups, workshops and projects in year 2018.


Staff: 5 employees and 15 freelancer artists art and educators working with the groups and in projects.

Contacts

Managing director
Pilvi Kuitu
+358 400 433 722
pilvi.kuitu(at)kulttuuripiipoo.fi

Producer
Noora Parkkonen
+358440652021
noora.parkkonen@kulttuuripiipoo.fi

Community Art coordinator
Riku Laakkonen
+358 40 5533 551
riku.laakkonen(at)kulttuuripiipoo.fi

How to get to PiiPoo and Ideapark Lempäälä?
https://lempaala.ideapark.fi/driving-instructions/

Cultural Centre PiiPoo is accessable wheelchair users.

 is accessable