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.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.