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 also archive materials such as slides and patterns along with how-to instructions. Pop-up exhibition produced by Sámi Museum shows a part of this collection.