Welcome to the website of the Art Centre for Children and Young People.
The art centre promotes the art education of children and young people in Finland and its activities include art, art education and research.
The centre organises exhibitions, education and training, and workshops. The emphasis is on visual arts. The heart of the art centre is the international collection and archive of children’s and young people’s art, which has accumulated since the 1970s and now comprises approximately 100 000 artworks from some 130 countries. The Art Centre for Children and Young People collaborates with various expert bodies in the fields of youth work, art and culture.
The Art Centre for Children and Young People is run by a foundation established by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the City of Hyvinkää in 1980.