Access to art and culture will be facilitated

This key project improves the accessibility of basic art education and children’s culture in the different parts of the country and promotes the creativity of children and young people. In addition, the key project aims to improve the accessibility of art and culture, thereby promoting the beneficial effects art has on well-being.

Children’s culture and basic art education

This key project improves the accessibility of basic art education and children’s culture in the different parts of the country and promotes the creativity of children and young people.

The measures increase the number of arts and crafts classes in connection to school days and facilitate early childhood education aged children to participate in art and culture, both as makers and viewers.

The objective is to reinforce the sense of belonging in the school community and increase children’s equal opportunities to have hobbies.

As a part of this key project, school pupils were asked what they would like to do recreationally in connection to their school day. Close to 120,000 children participated in the survey. New recreational classes will be established based on the pupils’ wishes.

Expanding percent-for-art principle

In addition, the key project aims to improve the accessibility of art and culture, thereby promoting the beneficial effects art has on well-being.

The purpose is to create an operational method that helps facilitate the procurement of art and culture-related services in the social and health care system.

More services from different areas of art and culture will be offered, and they will be increasingly taken advantage of in the care and customer services provided by social and healthcare services (hospitals, services for older people, and child welfare, for example).

Expanding the percent for art scheme

Expanding the percent for art scheme

The long-term objective is to make art-based and culture-based well-being services a permanent part of social welfare and healthcare structures and the monitoring of well-being.

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