Art Center Haihatus

Haihatus Art Center and Residency is an inspiring, relaxed, and international art centre and residence in Joutsa, Finland, that hosts different kinds of cultural events. Haihatus is a great, communal place where art, in all of its forms, is the driving force. The art centre and residence is a non-profit organisation that is run by volunteers’ and artists’ help. Haihatus is located in a beautiful, rural part of Central Finland with inspiring Finnish nature surrounding the residence. In our art centre, you can focus on your art without interruptions, get inspired by the gorgeous nature and find new international friends and professional connections!

We welcome new artists and arts students from all art disciplines to join our residence programme — apply now: https://haihatus.fi/en/residency

Risto Puurunen is the owner and “tirehtööri “(director) of Haihatus. Photo: Tuomo Vuoteenoma

News

Open Call: APPLY FOR THE HAIHATUS ARTIST RESIDENCY 2022 – 2023

We welcome professional artists and art students of all disciplines and nationalities to submit their applications to the international Haihatus Artist Residency in fall 2022 – spring 2023. The individual residency periods are one to three months long. The residency includes workspace and accommodation. Workgroups are also welcome to apply! Haihatus is an inspiring, relaxed, …

Haihatuksen kesä 2022

Tulevana kesänä Taidelaitos Haihatuksessa nähdään ja koetaan virolais-suomalaisena yhteistyönä toteutettava näyttely- ja tapahtumakokonaisuus Estomania 3,  uusi galleriatalo KITA, MusaSunnuntai -ulkoilmakonserttisarja, yhteisötaideproduktio Voimametsä sekä vietetään kansainvälisen taiteilijaresidenssin 10-vuotisjuhlaa. Tervetuloa nauttimaan! Estomania 3 Taidelaitos Haihatuksen 23. kesänäyttely on koko kesän mittainen virolais-suomalaisen taiteen festivaali Estomania 3.  Kolmiosainen Estomania -näyttelysarja on vuosikymmenen ajan jalostunut moniulotteinen taidehautomo, jossa korostuvat …

Avantgardevekkula: Burning desire 12.6.-29.8.2021

Haihatus Art Center’s Summer Exhibition opens on June 12th and is open until August 29th. The exhibition can be visited from Wednesdays to Sundays from 11:00 to 18:00. Welcome! The theme of the Avantgardevekkula -summer exhibition is “Burning Desire” and it is curated by multiartist Tuomo Vuoteenoma. Participating artists are Heta Bilaletdin, Petri Eskelinen, Terhi …

Contact

Haihatus
Jousitie 68-70
FI-19650 Joutsa
FINLAND

KITA, Tokerontie 11, Joutsa

p. 040 – 1531488 (Mon – Fri at 12-16)

haihatus (at) haihatus.fi
residency (at) haihatus.fi

Location

Haihatus is located in a rural municipality of Joutsa. The distance from Helsinki is 200 km and from the nearest city Jyväskylä 70 km. There are good daily express coach services and you´ll reach Joutsa by bus in 3 hours from the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. There are supermarkets, shops, flea markets, restaurants cafes, a good library and a twice a week cinema in Joutsa. Nature in Joutsa is beautiful and the seasonal change is very impressive. There are forests to ramble and lakes to swim – or ski and ice skate in winter.

Helsinki 200 km
Lahti 100 km
Jyväskylä 70 km

How to arrive by bus

You can also reach Haihatus by bus. Choose a bus which destination is Joutsa or a bus that goes via Joutsa.
Visit Onnibus website for tickets and timetables.
The fare from Helsinki is usually less than 20 € and takes between 2 to 3 hours.

Haihatus on the map