Artsequal research initiative

The ARTSEQUAL research initiative, coordinated by the University of the Arts Helsinki, examines the arts as public service, with equality as the starting point, and explores how the arts can meet the social challenges of the 2020s. 

The intitiative is financed by the Academy of Finland's Strategic Research Council.


null ArtsEqual final seminar October 4th 2021

The biggest research project on arts research in Finland is about to finish. Can equality be the starting point for arts and art education services?

Watch the recording of the seminar from this link (in Finnish)


14.30 Venue doors open at Sofia Helsinki

15.00 ArtsEqual Research outputs and greetings

  • Koskaan ei ole liian myöhäistä – video, Tuulikki Laes
  • Opening words – Heidi Westerlund ja Kai Lehikoinen
  • Jaana Erkkilä-Hill
  • Sari Karttunen
  • Heli Ansio
  • Eeva Anttila
  • Marja-Leena Juntunen

16.00 Break

16.10 ArtsEqual Research outputs and greetings

  • Jussi Lehtonen
  • Leena Ilmola-Sheppard
  • Kaarlo Hildén
  • Olli Kangas

16.45 Comments, discussion. The ending of the live stream.

17.00 Cocktail event

18.30 Event ends