Spaces and Facilities at the Cultural Centre Valve

The Cultural Centre Valve is a three-storey building with a floor area of about 3,500 square metres. It contains a wealth of spaces and facilities suitable for the various needs of an artist or a culture lover. We have dance rooms, workshops, art galleries, two theatre stages, a meeting room and much more.

These rooms can be rented for events or occasions or for leisure activities – whether they involve sports or arts – for any length of time you need, from an hour to a whole year.

Valvesali

- size, audio system and stage light system make Valvesali suitable for theatre and dance shows, concerts, lectures and many other events
- the spacious hall in front of Valvesali is ideal for receiving guests or for other associated functions
Size 300 square metres
Seats for 138
Without seats the auditorium holds 500
For enquiries contact Cultural Producer Pauliina Eronen, firstname.lastname(at)ouka.fi, tel. 044 703 7545

Valvenäyttämö Stage

Size 96 square metres
Seats for 80
The stage has been reserved by Oulu Theatre of University Students and Akseli Klonk Puppet Theatre.

Valvegalleria Art Gallery

Open for visitors Mon to Sun, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Free entry

Rented by application for one month periods for 18€/day. Applications for the next year’s exhibitions to be submitted by the end of September in the previous year. The Cultural Centre Valve selects the exhibitions on the basis of the applications.
For enquiries contact Cultural Producer Pauliina Eronen, firstname.lastname(at)ouka.fi, tel. 044 703 7545

Oulu Comics Center / Turku Comics Store

Open Tue to Fri, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sat 11:00 am to 4:oo pm

The local comics center has been in Valve since January 2014. In the same place there is also the Turku Comics Store with over 1200 available titles.

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Oulu Comics Center's Gallery

Open for visitors Mon to Sun, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Free entry

Northern Photographic Center

Open for visitors Mon to Sun, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Free entry

Exhibitions selected by the Board of the Northern Photographic Centre on the basis of applications. Applications for the next year’s exhibitions to be submitted by the end of September in the previous year.

Dance Rooms

Three rooms
Sizes between 91 and 96 square metres
For enquiries tel.  044 703 7501

Studio Cinema

Seats for 45
For reservations tel. 08 881 1292, Oulu Film Centre’s AV Manager

Konstila

Three workshops for arts and crafts
For enquiries please contact Cultural Producer Pauliina Eronen, firstname.lastname(at)ouka.fi, tel. 044 703 7545

Video Workshop

The Valve Film School for Children
Using the video workshop is free of charge for people under 18, for others 9 €/hour.
For reservations tel. 050 3166 487, email: videopaja(at)ouka.fi

Film Library

The second largest dedicated film library in Finland. Also, an extensive selection of magazines.
Open on weekdays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
For enquiries tel. 08 881 1295

Meeting Room

Seats for 25
For reservations tel. 044 703 7501