Nurmes ART Workshop 2019

Ylä-Karjalan taideyhdistys, the Art Association at Nurmes area organizes the Nurmes ART Workshop at Hyvärilä youth and holiday centre.
Located in Nurmes, town near lake Pielinen in Eastern Finland, the surrounding offer many beautiful sites for outdoor painting. The workshop week serves all adult hobbyists who want to learn more about painting and drawing.

The teacher for Nurmes ART Workshop is Antti Hakkarainen , the young awarded painter living in Nurmes.
See Instagram profile @anttihakkarainen.artist

Painting either Plein Air or Still Life motives you will get guidance at your own skill level. The Workshop participants will bring their own equipment and material. There is also a small Pop-Up-Shop to buy more painting material during the Workshop week.

Download the Nurmes ART Workshop brochure !

Nurmes ART Workshop July 8-12, 2019
Location: Hyvärilä, Lomatie 12, 75500 Nurmes, Finland

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Nurmes ART Workshop is now fully booked.
Some cancellations may occur, so You can ask if there is places available later contacting us via email.
There are some places available for one-day workshop (Friday, June 12, 2019)

Workshop prices:

5 day Workshop - Early bird price (booking deadline March 30, 2019) 80€ per person
5 day Workshop - Normal price (booking after April 1, 2019, deadline May 10) 100€ per person
One day Workshop (Friday July 12, 2019) 30€ per person (booking deadline May 10)
Accommodation prices: see below

For more information, please email: (english)

Nurmes ART Workshop 2019 program: (july 7 to 12, 2019)
Working hours Monday-Thursday 10 am - 4 pm. Friday 9 am - 3 pm.
On Wednesday (July 10) we will have a half day trip to Ikola museum (the old farm courtyard museum with sheeps at field nearby).
Friday (July 12) is a workshop day with life model drawing and workstations to try different painting material.

Bring along your own painting equipment and materials.
Workshop room is equipped with easels as well as still life sets.
At the pop-up shop you can buy more materials, and even order them in advance with the booking form at our website.
Loadable PDF program

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Hyvärilä Youth and Holiday Centre offers many possibilities for full board accommodation.

Hyvärilä website english version is under renovation. Link to new website will be added here soon!
Read more about accommodation and facilities (download pdf leaflets):

Hyvärilä accommodation prices for Workshop participants :
• Accommodation and full board at Pehtoori 187€/ 4 nights
• Accommodation and full board package at Kartano Hotel 307€/ 4 nights
Accommodation should be booked with the Workshop booking form and paid at the hotel reception at arrival.
Both alternatives include accoomodation at 2-4 person rooms, and 1-person room is available for extra charge (10-25€/night)
Full board package include breakfast, lunch and dinner, and use of the sauna facilities.
• Accommodation for Caravan and motorhome places at Campsite :

Caravan/motorhome place at Campsite:
Basic price 8€/place/night
Electricity price 6€/night
Price per person 5€/adult/night, 2,50€/child (age 4 to 14 yrs) /night
Camping site: cooking area, toilet and showerrooms, sauna facilities

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For more information, please email: (English)

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Interesting places to visit nearby: (click the image to see more)

Paateri, Home studio of the sculptor Eeva Ryynänen, Photo: VisitKarelia,-VuonisjarviLieksa

TalliGalleria, Photo: Lieksan Taideyhdistys

Koli National Park, Photo Tiina Hakkarainen

North Carelia region:

Ylä-Karjalan taideyhdistys saa tukea Manner-Suomen maaseudun kehittämisohjelmasta 2014-2020
Nurmeksen Taideleirin markkinoinnin kehittämiseen ja kansainvälistymiseen.