K U L T U R V E R K E T

We are an award winning organisation within the Umeå Municipality working with children under the teaching method of 'Kids tell the pro's what to do'. Unusual collaborations have led to new artistic expressions such as a Blog Opera, an Ice Hockey Musical and an Invisible Food project.
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Sliperiet-the Grindery

Sliperiet-the Grindery

At Art’s Campus in Umeå one building is the old Grindery – Sliperiet. This house is populated by artistic and creative students, reserchers, entrepreneurs and us: Kulturverket! Here we want to inspire the pupils in Umeå to be creative and to think big!
Lots of things to see from us!

Lots of things to see from us!

Autumn term is soon to finish. But before christmas we have a lot to show off!
Torito - the cat with a 1000 lives

Torito – the cat with a 1000 lives

Listen to the song about Torito, the cat with a 1000 lives. The song is written by Alma, one of the kids at the Play Therapy at Norrlands University Hospital in Umeå.  
Understanding a text

Understanding a text

From hearing a Sami story, the pupils were to illustrate what animals they had heard about in the story.
The Swedish Forum for Human Rights

The Swedish Forum for Human Rights

In November The Swedish Forum for Human Rights takes place in Umeå. We’re in the programme.
Come meet us at Sliperiet!

Come meet us at Sliperiet!

We’ve moved! We now have our office at Sliperiet, at the Arts Campus by the river in central Umeå. Sliperiet is a new works space for Umeå University and the creative industries in Umeå.
Summer Break!

Summer Break!

We’re off for the summer. In August we’re back, well rested, from our new offices at Sliperiet in Umeå. See you then!
Game over!

Game over!

Around 1500 personer came to T3-Arena, to see Fair Game. The weather was wonderful, the football great, the music beautiful and the audience perfect! Together we raised 56000 kr to give to Hjältarnas Hus.
Getting closer to Kick Off!

Getting closer to Kick Off!

During May we will be very busy at Kulturverket, coordinating football players with orchestra, choirs with actors and dancers. Fair Game is a very unique production – a football musical!
Kids' drawings turn into sketches

Kids’ drawings turn into sketches

Look at shots from the show.

Look at shots from the show.

For those of you that didn’t have the opportunity to visit Fair Opera at Sagateatern in Umeå last week, here are som photos:
Rehearsing!

Rehearsing!

Right now we’re four weeks down our rehearsing period of Fair Opera – the Musical. Grand Opening in a month! Klick to see a short film.