Temporary exhibitions

Albma olbmot – Real People

Temporary exhibition

Albma olbmot – Real People

23.6.2020 - 30.4.2021

The Sámi Museum Siida’s temporary photograph exhibition “Albma olbmot – 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...

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Wild Light

Temporary exhibition

Wild Light

1.7.2020 – 6.1.2021

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 – 30.4.2021

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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Karen Jomppanen: A Creative and Experimental Artisan

Temporary exhibition

Karen Jomppanen: A Creative and Experimental Artisan

15.10.2020 - 30.4.2021

Sámi Museum Siida’s pop-up exhibition showcases creative and experimental Sámi artisan Karen Jomppanen’s (1923–1996) handcraft collection. The heirs of Karen Jomppanen donated her Sámi handcraft collection to the Sámi Museum Siida on September 30th in 2020. Large collection of 220 objects consists of Sámi clothing, dolls, bags, and purses as well as material examples. Connected to the collections there is...

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Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

Take another view on the past exhibitions of  Siida.

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