The Cable Factory offers permanent and short-term space for all possible fields and forms of art. Also commercial events are possible.
Former use of the building: cable factory owned by Nokia Ltd
Architect of the former building: Waino G. Palmqvist, (1939-1944)
Several architects for the renovation: Heikkinen & Komonen, Architects, Pia Ilonen etTotal
Surface of the indoor place only: 43 000 m2
Ownership: Real Estate Company Cable Ltd.
Type of occupation: rent
Location : city
Foundation year of the centre : 1991
Infrastructures / Facilities
Restaurant and cafe
Offices for associations
Production studios (video, audio, etc.)
Artist residencies spaces (multidisciplinary)
Museum of Photography
Hotel-and Restaurant Museum, Theatre Museum
- 2700 m2 - 2400 persons - 280 m2- 240 persons - 500 m2- 400 persons - 470 m2- 400 persons - 200 m2- 180 persons - 102 m2- 60 persons
Social and artistic disciplines
Visual arts, studios, exhibitions etc.
Children’s specific cultural activities
Disabled people education and arts
Recording audio and video studios
Artist education/training programmes etc.
Many spaces to rent (check website)
Other structures/organisations resident on the site
Many artists, companies, organisations in different fields, all renting a space at kaapelitehdas
No Institutional support at all
% of own income in the budget : 100%