The Cultural Unit of the City of Espoo comprises four service areas: the City Library, City Museum, Tapiola Sinfonietta orchestra as well as Event and Cultural Services. Cultural Units administration is responsible for coordinating the service Culture for everyone, preparing grants and the joint communication.
Espoo City Library
Espoo has 18 libraries, nine of which also serve as self-service libraries. Two mobile libraries, Helmi and Välkky, serve schools, day-care centres and areas with no local library.
Espoo City Museum
Espoo City Museum was established in 1958. Today, the Espoo City Museum family includes KAMU in the WeeGee Exhibition Centre, Glims Farmstead Museum, Villa Museum Villa Rulludd and Lagstad School Museum. Pentala Archipelago Museum is being planned at the moment and will be opened to the public in phases.
Event and Cultural Services
The service area includes Espoo Cultural Centre, Exhibition Centre WeeGee, Sello Hall, Karatalo, Kannusali, Pikku-Aurora as well as regional cultural work and events.
Established in 1987, Tapiola Sinfonietta, the Espoo City Orchestra, is a high-quality chamber orchestra whose guest performers include leading Finnish and foreign conductors and soloists.