Jämsä is a vibrant city of art. The beautiful nature and splendid landscapes have inspired the likes of Eliel Saarinen, Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Eino Leino. Through the hands of the region’s artists, ever more marvellous works have been created. In present times as well, many artists have found their home in Jämsä. Wood, felt, clay, metal and old objects are transformed by skilled hands. The Gallery Kivipankki offer varying and interesting art exhibitions throughout the year. In the summer, numerous small galleries and ateliers open their doors. The region’s reputation as a “felting valley” is celebrated every summer with the international felt exhibition. Jämsä’s artistic riches invite you in to enjoy a cultural tour among stirring art treasures.Also in the neighbourhood there is the famous Gösta Serlachius Art Museum at Mänttä-Vilppula, where you can admire artistic works by Eliel Saarinen and Akseli Gallen-Kallela, among others.
Diverse art exhibitions and events – the Jämsä City Gallery Kivipankki offers monthly exhibitions around the year. In the summer, the gallery displays the international felt exhibition.
The Jämsä region has been a historical art region for a long time already. The splendid natural landscapes have inspired the likes of Eliel Saarinen, Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Eino Leino. In the region you can find studios and ateliers where you can admire the skilled works of the region’s artists. Come and explore Jämsä’s atelier galleries and absorb yourself in fine works of art. Find fine works of art in Art Atelier Svetlana Ruoho in Alhojärvi.
Photographer: Olli Levaniemi
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