Kuvataidekoulujen liiton logoelementti.

Finnish Association of Art Schools is an umbrella organisation for art schools for children and young people. It was founded in 1982 and has 63 member organisations.

The Association promotes

  • the interests of schools that provide basic education in the visual arts to children and young people,
  • the standard of art education provided by its member organisations,
  • the status of the visual arts in the national school and art education system,
  • the status of children’s culture and art education in national cultural policy,
  • awareness of the activities and goals of institutions that provide basic education in the visual arts,
  • cooperation between Finnish and foreign parties, and
  • art education to improve the welfare of children and young people, sustainable development and cultural diversity.