The group of the Children’s Design Academy will meet on Mondays and Tuesdays at 5–7.30 PM at Piispankatu 8. The theme of autumn 2023 is "The Stone Age and the birth of design". During the semester, we get to know the basics of design using natural materials!
Children’s group for 7–9 years old on Mondays at 5–7.30 PM at Kuopion Academy of Design, Piispankatu 8
Children’s group for 10–12 years old on Tuesdays at 5–7.30 PM at Kuopion Academy of Design, Piispankatu 8
In Childrens´ Design Academy you can learn designing and sketching. The semester is about exploring new materials and techniques as well as learning co-operation and creative problem-solving. In Kuopio Academy of Design we encourage you to invent, test and share your ideas!
The Academy of Design conducts an extensive curriculum of basic art studies with an emphasis on design. A certificate is obtained for the completed studies, which is useful, for example, when applying for art-oriented studies.
Primitive forms and functionality have been part of the creation of the design since the beginning.
During the semester, we get to know the basics of design through elements familiar from the Stone Age. At the beginning of the timeline of the history of Finnish design, the senses are opened to design and natural materials are utilized.
The course fee for the autumn semester is 130 €/per student. The course fee includes tuition, materials used during the course.
The autumn semester consists of 17 lessons, 42,5 hours in total (2,5 h/lesson).
The Childrens´ Design Academy has the opportunity to apply for free student places with a free-form application.
The course is taught by
Maiju Pääkkönen, designer, (7–9 years old)
044 731 8031
maiju.paakkonen (at) muotoiluakatemia.fi
Sanja Kainu, desingner, (10–12 years old)
044 731 8010
sanja.kainu (at) muotoiluakatemia.fi
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