This traveling exhibition was organized by the Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland, and featured articles that met the daily needs of the Sami people. The exhibition included clothing made from wool, yarn and skin, along with bowls, dippers, boxes, spoons and needles made from bone, roots and pewter. The exhibition opened with a lecture by Mr. Kruskopf and Fredrik Forsberg, Government Secretary for the Ministry of Education at the Department of International Relations in Helsinki.

SAMI DAIDDA was the first exhibition of Sami art to be shown in the United States and raise public awareness of historical Sami culture.

Exhibition catalog published by the Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland.


On View: Apr 14, 1984 - Jul 21, 1984

Curator: Erik Kruskopf, art historian and Director of the Nordic Arts Centre

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