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Culture and museums

Järvenpään taidemuseo_2The City of Järvenpää's Cultural and Event Services encompass cultural and tourist services, Järvenpää Hall and museum services. The Cultural and Events Services produce and support a variety of cultural and city events, uphold the area's valuable cultural history and organise tourist services through grants.

The Cultural and Event Services also function as the partner for Järvenpää's annual music and art events. The Värinää art festival, Kallio-Kuninkala chamber music festival, Puistoblues festival and the 'Our Festival' as well as the International Sibelius Singing Competition, organised every four years, offer unique experiences in Järvenpää's cultural landscape.

Järvenpää Art Museum and Ahola are two of Järvenpää's museums. The main task of Järvenpää Museum is to manage collections and communicate art and cultural history information, for example, through exhibitions, museum pedagogy, expert services and advice, accessibility and publication activities.

In addition, the museum manages seven collections, which are the Järvenpää Art Museum's collection, the City's art collection, the cultural history collection, photo archives, the Ahola collection, Villa Kokkonen's collection, the Villa Cooper collection.

Järvenpää Art Museum organises changing exhibitions of the artwork of its featured artists Eero Järnefelt and Venny Soldan-Brofeldt. The Finnish artists, part of the golden age of Finnish art, lived in the Lake Tuusula artist community together with their family and friends Juhani Aho, Jean Sibelius and Pekka Halonen.

Ahola features an exhibition about the life of national author Juhani Aho and painter Venny Soldan-Brofeldt in the Lake Tuusula artist community.

Järvenpää Art Museum

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Kirjastokatu 8, 04400 Järvenpää

taidemuseo (at) jarvenpaa.fi, 040 315 3881

Open

January–April: Wed–Sun 10 am–5 pm

May–September: Tue–Sun 11 am–6 pm

October–December: Wed–Sun 10 am–5 pm

Tickets

  • Adults 7e
  • Pensioners 6e
  • Students 4e
  • Children under 16 for free
  • Combined ticket with Ahola: 9/7/5e

Current exhibition

20.10.2019–2.2.2020 Estonian Art Classic. Adamson-Eric: a Versatile Modernist

Exhibition of works by estonian artist Adamson-Eric (1902–1968) from the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia. The exhibition features not only paintings by the multitalented artist but also works in numerous fields of applied art, such as textiles, furniture, porcelain and leatherwork. The exhibition is part of a collaboration between Järvenpää Art Museum and Adamson-Eric Museum in Tallinn, Estonia.

Ahola

Ahola exhibits the life and work of the Aho artist family, painter Venny Soldan-Brofeldt (1863–1945) and author Juhani Aho (1861–1921), in their former home. Ahola is open only during the summer season.

Sibeliuksenväylä 57, 04400 JärvenpääAhola_Heli_Tiensuu

ahola (at) jarvenpaa.fi, 040 315 2213

Open

May–September: Tue–Sun 10 am–6 pm

October–April: Closed

Tickets

  • Adults 7e
  • Pensioners 6e
  • Students 4e
  • Children under 16 for free
  • Combined ticket with Järvenpää Art Museum: 9/7/5e

Suviranta

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Suviranta is the former studio residence of artist Eero Järnefelt (1863–1937) and his family in Järvenpää. As the house is still a private home, Suviranta is only open for visits on pre-booked guided tours during the summer season.

Guided tours

Guided tours are given in English during July and August on Thursdays at 2 pm. It is not possible to visit Suviranta independently without a guided tour. Pre-booking required.

We can also arrange tour for group visitors between May to September on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between 11 am and 3 pm. Ask more from us!

Inquiries about visiting Suviranta by email at or by phone:

  • suviranta(at)jarvenpaa.fi
  • +358 40 315 3881

Entrance fee 8 €. Cash and card payment are possible, as well as billing for group visitors.

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