Sámi Museum Siida

14.6.2019–6.1.2020

 Admission with Museum Card
Exhibition

Inari Sámi Handicraft of the Past and the Present

“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 for the public on 7 June 2019.

The Inari Sámi are a group of Sámi that have their home region near Lake Inari, and they have their own language, way of living and handicraft tradition. The Inari Sámi handicraft tradition, the handicrafts themselves and their making form a cultural heritage which can only be passed down from a craftsmaker to another if all the sectors of the heritage are kept alive.

The artefacts of the exhibition take the viewer on a time trip that focuses on traditions; in it, historical objects dating from several centuries form a web with today’s objects, telling about the Inari Sámi idea of what is beautiful. The exhibition, created by the Sámi Museum, displays a unique collection of old and new Inari Sámi handicrafts and ways of crafting.

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Museum contact details

Sámi Museum Siida
Inarintie 46, 99870 Inari

0400 898 212

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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

10/8/5 €

Payment methods

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Opening hours

Mon 09:00-19:00
Tue 09:00-19:00
Wed 09:00-19:00
Thu 09:00-19:00
Fri 09:00-19:00
Sat 09:00-19:00
Sun 09:00-19:00

Jun 1 - Aug 31 Mon-Sun 9-19, Sep 1 - Sep 30 Mon-Sun 9-18, Oct 1 - May 31 Tue-Sun 10-17. Christmas 2019: 24.12. 10-14, 25.12. 13-17 and 26.12. 13-17.

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