Taideruukki - Art Factory

Taideruukki - Art Factory

Taideruukki is located in the old factory Kymin Ruukki in Kuusankoski by the river Kymi. In Taideruukki, which is surrounded by the beautiful old factory buildings, you can feel the flow of creativity and culture through a variety of makers, events, exhibitions and little shops.

Taideruukki welcomes visitors all year round and offers experiences for all the senses. The varied offering of exhibitions and events in Pato Klubi and Galleria Pato, artisans’ workshops and shops, activity workshops, wellness services, other creative businesses and a variety of homely events make sure that visitors and travellers want to stay a while. 

Thanks to the large group of artisans based here, Taideruukki can also offer different types of workshops and activities for companies wanting to organise team building days in the area. Here you can let out your creative and playful side, focus on yourself or on making things together in a relaxed atmosphere, and forget your everyday life for a while. 

Taideruukki is constantly changing and developing. At the moment the workshops and shops in the building create and sell jewellery, leather goods, pottery, glassware, art, clothes, accessories, gifts, interior design, delicacies etc. 

Other services which are available at Taideruukki are photography, marketing, and interior design services, as well as courses and training in occupational therapy, pilates, first aid and other health care. 

Taideruukki also boasts an art lending library and a café, which also serves as a lunch and private hire restaurant. 

Taideruukki is located in the Kuusankoski neighbourhood only a stone’s throw away from Kouvola city centre (Kyminväylä 2), and it urges visitors to bravely step through the factory gates on their own or with a busload of people.

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Taideruukki - Art Factory

Kyminväylä 2
45700 Kuusankoski

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Exhibitions and Events

Taideruukki - Art Factory

Taideruukki art factory, has a good reputation for the quality and variety of its art exhibitions, as well as for large and small events. Every year, events for the whole family at Easter, to welcome in the summer, the Night of the Arts and Christmas markets draw a crowd to fill the whole house.

Easter at Taideruukki
Every year at Easter time, an event for the whole family with tasty food, Easter dcorations and much more.

Taideruukki Welcomes Summer
Each year in early June, an event for all the family, where the boutiques and workshops show off their products and organise all sorts of other activities, with street food on the menu.

Night of the Arts at Taideruukki
The Night of the Arts is always held in August. Plenty of things to see and do, including handicraft workshops, art and culture.

Christmas at Taideruukki

Around Independence Day, a traditional Christmas market and a major event at which the bakers, artisans and artists set out their wares for sale, with a programme full of Christmas spirit. You’re sure to find those hand-made and Finnish gifts to fill Santa’s sack.

Galleria Pato, Galleria Nurkka, Pato Klubi and Klubin Vintti

Premises with a changing and diverse range of art exhibitions throughout the year as well as music, improv, dance and poetry events. It is also possible to rent the premises for various private or business events, meetings and training sessions. For enquiries about these premises: TaideTupa Pikkuselma Tel. 044 0564 364 or Creanda Tel. 040 680 6775

Pato Areena - Event location

Go into the courtyard of Taideruukki and up the stairs, and you’ll find yourself in Pato Areena, a generous space for larger-scale events. The space is currently completely empty, so the renter may create the space just as they wish to meet their own needs. For enquiries about Pato Areena: Pato Klubi 0406806775 / info@patoklubi.fi

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At Taideruukki, it’s worth going all round the house, taking a peek round corners and onto different floors. From a selection of boutiques, shops and cafés, get your hands on local products, jewellery, clothing, interior design, vintage, handicrafts, arts and delicacies.

Café Ruukitar
Tuomo’s organic bakery shop and a café serves customers Mon-Fri 6:30 am to 4:30 pm, Sat 10 noon to 3 pm. From the café you can also order Tuomo’s organic cuisine for private functions. (see FB)

LETHERgo workshop outlet
Recycled leather jewellery and accessories are made and sold in this workshop in the wing of the Taideruukki building. The shop is open occasionally, but you can find the products in the online store www.lethergo.fi

Riemuvintti
At this gift shop, the cheerful, colourful purses, small bags, hair ties and other items on sale are made from recycled materials. Open occasionally.

Ruukin Puoti and Vintage Frilla
Vintage clothes and accessories, ceramics, concrete, wood, glass, felt and edible products. Open Thu-Fri 11 am to 5 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon to 4 pm. (see FB)

TaideTupa PikkuSelma
For sale in different techniques and materials of the Finnish contemporary art as a gift, at home or in public places. Open Tue-Fri 11 am to 5 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon to 4 pm (see FB)

Kaakko Art Library
Graphics, ceramics, glass art, sculptures, photographs and paintings.
Open Tue-Fri 11 am to 5 pm. www.e-ktaidelainaamo.fi

 

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