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Temporary Exhibitions

The several changing exhibitions give a rhythm to the cycle of seasons in Siida. In its exhibitions, the Sámi Museum presents Sámi culture, art and handicraft. The changing exhibitions of Metsähallitus deal with the biological diversity of Arctic nature from the point of view of conservation and environmental education.

One object, a thousand stories: Reindeer fur shoes

Jan 09, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

The Finnish Local Heritage Federation has invited Finnish museums to celebrate the jubilee year of 2017 by telling the story of independent Finland through one object. In 2017, Finland has been independent for a hundred years, and the first Nordic Sámi conference was also arranged a hundred years ago, in Trondheim. The Sámi Museum Siida has chosen the reindeer fur shoes with their thousands of stories as the object of the jubilee year.

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Gieddegeažis – By the Forest

Apr 07, 2017 - Apr 08, 2018

Gieddegeažis is the place where the farmyard ends and the forest begins. It’s the home of the crone Gieddegeaš, she-who-knows, and a gate into the world of stories.

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The Everyday Lives of Reindeer Herders

Sep 02, 2017 - Nov 08, 2017

Through their own photos and works of art, reindeer-herding families from Northern Lapland show what their everyday lives are like today.

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Leif Rantala

Oct 07, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of Leif Rantala, an expert in Kola Sámi culture and a long-time lecturer of Sámi language and culture at the University of Lapland. To celebrate the occasion, the Sámi Museum Siida and the Sámi Archives arrange a goodwill seminar for Leif Rantala on Saturday 7 October from noon to 4 p.m. and an exhibition on Rantala’s long career in the Sámi Museum Siida.

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Northbound

Oct 11, 2017 - Apr 01, 2018

The jewelry of crafter and jewelry designer of Tytti Bräysy will arrive in Siida as an exhibition. Her beautiful jewelry and the pictures taken of them in the nature are fascinating to watch.

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Horizon

Nov 17, 2017 - Mar 18, 2018

Each photograph has its own expression in the exhibition by Bjarne Riesto, who lives in Vadsø in Northern Norway. Some of his photos are documentary. The horizon is difficult to not

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Further information and press photographs on the exhibitions:
Exhibitions of the Sámi Museum: Museum Director Sari Valkonen, tel. +358 (0)40 767 1052, sari.valkonen(at)samimuseum.fi

Exhibitions of the Nature Centre of Metsähallitus: Senior Advisor Pasi Nivasalo, tel. +358 (0)206 39 7749, pasi.nivasalo(at)metsa.fi

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