Cultural services for children
- Events for families, children and young people both on weekdays and at weekends. Events for school and early childhood education groups on weekdays during the day.
Principles for safer spaces
Children’s cultural centres are discrimination-free zones. The purpose of the principles for safer spaces is to make public events more supportive, inclusive and safer for children. Vantaa has zero tolerance for violence, bullying and discrimination. The staff of children’s cultural centres is happy to help solve problem situations and they are committed to the principles for safer spaces.
The values of Vantaa's children’s cultural centres are based on equality, equity, art, inclusivity and accessibility. We promote equal opportunities to enjoy art and cultural services. We cherish individuals’ rights to express themselves through art and culture. We respect the right of every human being to be an equal member of society.
Accessible art hobby
We use the Saavutettava taideharrastus (Accessible art hobby) label. This means that we are committed to promoting accessibility in recreational activities. In art, we take into account all kinds of children and adults. Activity participants, families and guardians can safely tell us about a child’s, young person’s or adult’s need for support. Our goal is for every child and adult to feel successful in their hobby.
Aids and assistants
During your visit, you can borrow aids to help you participate in and focus an activity and communicate with others. Available aids include Time Timers, hearing protectors, visual support material, sensory toys, fidget toys and cushions. Please contact the children's cultural centre staff if you have any questions and wish to borrow aids.
Assistants can always participate in activities free of charge.
Guide dogs are welcome at children’s cultural centres.
Contact details Click on this link to view the contact details of all cultural services.
Vantaa Culture Kids
Every child born in Vantaa 2023 or after are invited to become a Vantaa Culture Kid. Those enrolled as culture kids will get invitations to free-of-charge events until they begin school.
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