Temporary exhibitions

Inari Sámi Handicraft of the Past and the Present

Temporary exhibition

Inari Sámi Handicraft of the Past and the Present

14.06.2019 - 19.04.2020

“Toovláš já tááláš anarâš kietâtyeji – Inari Sámi Handicraft of the Past and the Present” is the first museum exhibition that focuses on Inari Sámi handicraft tradition alone. The exhibition introduces the audience to a rich variety of old and new Inari Sámi handicrafts and methods of crafting. It is produced by the Sámi Museum Siida and will be opened...

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Everyday life of the North – how do the animals of the North live

Temporary exhibition

Everyday life of the North – how do the animals of the North live

10.10.2019 - 03.05.2020

What is the relationship between man and animal like in the northern nature? What do we see or what do we miss (do we not see) when we look at the forest animals? In the exhibition of the artist Sirpa Mänty, the guest is encouraged to think about the importance of the co-existence, similarities and neighborhood between human and forest...

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Changing Winter

Temporary exhibition

Changing Winter

17.11.2019 - 26.04.2020

The exhibition helps the visitor to combine existing information about the winter of northern Finland, its animals and landscapes, to the knowledge of the future and to perceive the changes caused by global warming to the northern winter.

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Albma olbmot – The Real People

Temporary exhibition

Albma olbmot – The Real People

1.5.2020 - 31.3.2021

The Sámi Museum Siida’s temporary photograph exhibition “Albma olbmot – The Real People” displays Pekka Sammallahti’s black-and-white portraits of people living in the north, showing them in their everyday surroundings. The time span is seven decades, starting from the 1960s. The exhibition focuses on people living on the Teno River and its river system, but there are also portraits from Inari, Enontekiö, Sodankylä, Kaaresuvanto, Gällivare and the Varanger and Alta fjords, etc. The title reflects the rather...

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Teno

Temporary exhibition

Teno

13.5. – 27.9.2020

River Teno, one of the greatest streams in Sámi people’s homeland, is over 200 km long. River begins at Karigasniemi village and ends at the rocky landscape of Teno Fjord in Norway. There the River flows into the Arctic Ocean. Teno is the border river between Norway and Finland, and Teno units Sámi people living on both shores.

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Wild Light

Temporary exhibition

Wild Light

20.5. – 27.9.2020

Eight seasons in Lapland provide also the photographer with great possibilities to experience and live in the world of arctic wild light. The contrasts between neverending light in the summer and delicate pastel colours of the polar night and bright colours in the autumn have fascinated the minds of people for immemorial times. People living in Lapland have adjusted as...

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Sámi seremoniijat - Sámi ceremonies

Temporary exhibition

Sámi seremoniijat – Sámi ceremonies

8.10.2020 – 31.3.2021

The Sámi Museum Siida’s temporary exhibition Sámi seremoniijat – Sámi ceremonies follows, from the point of view of the Sámi crafting tradition, how Maarit Magga prepares as a mother and an artisan for her family’s ceremonies – confirmation and baptism. The story proceeds on several levels: those of crafting, or duodji, and Sámi values, view of life, customs and spirituality.

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Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

Take another view on the past exhibitions of  Siida.

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