Arts and crafts shops
Check out the skills of the local artists and craftspeople in the studio and workshop stores with this Arts and crafts shops -route.
Whether you are looking for local art to decorate your home or original souvenirs as a gift, there are plenty of styles and products available for every taste and need. Old buildings and gardens exude stories of old times, which is why many of these sites are worthy of a visit simply because of their surroundings.
You can tour the arts and crafts shops on your own by following the route we have planned!
Click here for the arts and crafts shop route. Download the Citynomad application here. Once you have downloaded the map, you can continue to use it off-line.
Design Alonen / Pykälistö
Pykälistö is a cultural oasis of light art and contemporary art, and the history of the Pykälistö area extends to 1898. Originally it was an area for guardhouses of the national railway company VR. With renovation works, the wooden buildings in Pykälistö have been revived and reinvigorated. In galleries, you do not usually encounter the artists, but here you can meet the artists before seeing their works.
Laukaantie 30, 40320 Jyväskylä
The Popper design products are designed and manufactured from start to finish in Jyväskylä. Craft artist Anu Rinkinen decorates household textiles with unique images by drawing, painting and dyeing. At her workshop, she makes e.g. tapestries, curtains, kitchen textiles, bags and pillows both for the atelier shop as well as customised products to order.
Kivääritehtaankatu 6a, 2nd floor, 40100 Jyväskylä
https://popper.fi/ (Website in Finnish)
The Design Pylsy products are known for their timeless style and minimalist Nordic aesthetics. The high-quality textiles that all made in Finland. Design Pylsy’s wonderful studio is also a great place to visit, for individual visitors and groups alike.
Konttisentie 8 A2, suite 15, 40800 Vaajakoski
https://designpylsy.fi/ (Website in Finnish)
Glass Arts Hilkka Juppi
Glass Arts Hilkka Juppi offers both glassworks made to order and ready-made gift items. The studio also organises glass courses where you can test your skills.
Tapionkatu 11-13 C 54, Jyväskylä
http://hilkkajuppi.com/ (Website in Finnish)
Puupiippola is a toy workshop that has operated in Petäjävesi since 1987. In the workshop store, you can find wooden toys and products that please especially the youngest in the family.
Piippolantie 5, 41920 Kintaus
http://www.puupiippola.fi/ (Website in Finnish)
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Museums and galleries
Jyväskylä Region is a treat for museum and art lovers. Come and experience the museums, art galleries and changing exhibitions of the Jyväskylä Region – you will learn, be amazed and enjoy yourself!