Wednesday 21.7.

Events

Lace and handicraft exhibitions

Museums

Artists’ studios and art exhibitions

Events

Open courtyards and flea markets in Old Rauma

During Lace Week, the residents of Old Rauma open their private courtyards to the public. Visitors can explore the beautiful courtyards where they can buy drinks and snacks and browse the flea markets organised by the residents. Please note that the flea markets may be postponed if it rains. Participating residents’ courtyards can be identified by a sign bearing the Old Rauma Association logo.

The courtyards are open to the public as specified by the residents, but most of them welcome visitors from 10.00 to 18.00. A map showing the locations of open courtyards will be published shortly.
Facebook/Vanha Rauma Yhdistys (Old Rauma Association)

10.00 Kehokätköilyä walking tour guided by dance artist Maria Kananen

The walking tour invites you to come and explore your bodily movements and senses. The tour includes simple exercises that lead participants to move and enjoy the urban environment and green spaces in a deeper way. Please bring weather appropriate clothing and leave unnecessary carry-ons at home. The slow-paced tour is approximately 1 km, so it is also suitable for pushchairs and those using a wheelchair. Kehokätköilyä is a community dance piece created in cooperation with RaumArs ry, City of Rauma and the Regional Dance Centre of Western Finland.

The duration of the tour is approximately 1 hour
There is a maximum number of 10 participants. All participants are required to register in advance.
Rauman Seminaarin Puutarha, Satamakatu 5
mariakananen.com/kehokatkoilya

10.00–17.00 Lace Week garden party

Daily changing programme in the Art Museum courtyard. The garden party events feature various performances, work demonstrations, exhibitions, workshops, discussions, and lectures.

  • Rauma Art Museum summer exhibitions
    The museum features the “Veden taju: Järven hiljaisuus” exhibition by Ulla-Maija Alanen, which explores the underwater world and life of aquatic plants. The soundscape has been created by Maija Ruuskanen.  The museum also features the “Unia vai kaikuja” exhibition by Laura Hynninen, which explores nocturnal experiences.
  • 10.00–14.00 Tatted lace café
    Have a cup of coffee and tatted lace! As a Lace Week tradition tatted lace café invites visitors to familiarise themselves with the secrets of tatting. The café shares tips and ideas for tatting and everyone is welcome to try making their own lace. The members of Käpypitsiyhdistys (the Association of Tatted lace makers) demonstrate some beginner-friendly techniques and lend equipment and materials to participants.
  • 11.00–11.20 and 13.00–13.20 Tatted lace demonstration
    Marjatta Paasikivi from Käpypitsiyhdistys demonstrates tatted lace making and tells about the history and basic techniques of tatting.
  • 12.00–12.15 Fikuleeri dance performance
    The Folk Dance Association Fikuleeri’s adult dance group Frilla will perform a dance piece in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the international folk music event Pispalan Sottiisi. The performance will include Finnish folk dance, polonaise, minuet and coronation polska.

Rauma Art Museum courtyard, Kuninkaankatu 37

10.00 Mantin Maailma flea market

A traditional courtyard market featuring Finnish handicrafts and a flea market atmosphere.

Open until the evening
Kuninkaankatu 30, inner courtyard
Facebook/MantinMaailma

10.00–20.00 International and Finnish Market

A market event with vendors from 25 different countries and 15 different Finnish provinces selling their special local products.

An international market atmosphere spreads across the Kanalinranta area, Nortamonkatu street and other surrounding areas.

10.30 Rengin päivä Kirstissä

An active guided tour for kids, only in Finnish.

11.00–14.00  Rauma Martha Organisation’s food sale

A food sale organised by the Rauma Martha Organisation where customers can buy traditional Finnish food, lobscouse casserole, and malt bread.

Church yard, Luostarinkatu 1
raumanmarttayhdistysry@gmail.com

11.45 Story of the day

Nortamo-Seor performs a daily changing piece of writing by Hj. Nortamo and Tauno Koskela written in the Rauma dialect. The pieces of writing are read by Ossi Paavola. Short, daily changing piece of writing written in the Rauma dialect.

The Church of the Holy Cross (Pyhän Ristin kirkko), Luostarinkatu 1

12.00 Midday music event

This event is centred around the new hymns of the hymnal.

The Church of the Holy Cross (Pyhän Ristin kirkko), Luostarinkatu 1
raumanseurakunta.fi

12.00–15.00 Get caught up in a safety net with Häplänperän Valittajat

Häplänperän Valittajat hosts a safety lace tour to showcase local statues and Rauma’s culture and history and to create nets made of nylon lace over, around or next to the statues. Get caught up in nylon lace by the statues or take the whole tour with us! Create lace nets with us, get to know local history and have fun!

  1. The tour departs from Rauma Art Museum (Kuninkaankatu 37) next to the Rauma Flikk statue and proceeds from statue to statue in 15–30-minute intervals.
  2. Rauma Flikk statue
  3. Sirkushevonen (Circus horse) statue
  4. Nyplääjä (Lace maker) statue
  5. Kauppatori (Market Square), plaque in front of the old Town Hall
  6. Uneksijapatsas (Dreamer statue)
  7. Kanaalin Helmi (Pearl of the canal) statue
  8. Nortamo statue
  9. Town Hall courtyard

13.00 Lastenopastus: Ihmettelyä ja ulkoilua merimuseonmäellä

A guided tour for kids in Maritime museum, only in Finnish.

13.00 Hobbyhorses and hurdle competition

Meet at Tammela courtyard, departure at 1:00pm to Tekkalan puisto park. Kepparitalli Pits de Rauma invites all hobbyhorse enthusiasts to join the parade with or without their horse. After the procession arrives at Tekkalan puisto park, the hurdle competition will start.

The competition has four classes: 1. class 20cm (3–5-year-olds), 2. class 30cm (6–8-year-olds), 3. class 50cm (9–13-year-olds) and 4. class 60cm (open to all ages).
The youngest are the first to register and first to compete. You can borrow a horse at the venue if you don’t have your own. Starting fee 2€. Please note that this event is weather dependent.
Tammelan piha (Tammela courtyard), Eteläpitkäkatu 17
Tel. +358 40 501 3116

13.00–15.00 Lace maintenance demonstration

Textile conservationist Elzbieta Djupsjöbacka tells about the maintenance and washing of old textiles and laces. In their demonstrations they provide tips for washing old laces at home.

Storage and conservation facility of Rauma Museum (varasto- ja konservointitila), Isometsäntie 3

14.00 Guided tour of Kosti Koskinen’s exhibition

A guided tour to Kosti Koskinen exhibition by an artist, only in Finnish.

15.30 Vanhan Rauman kummituskierros

Old Rauma Ghost Tour, only in Finnish.

16.00 Laura and Kari

Sea-themed songs in the Rauma dialect. Vocals by Laura Suominen, music by Kari Vuorisalo.

Kontion kahvila café courtyard, Kuninkaankatu 9

16.00–20.00 Night market

  • 16.00 Troubadour Pasi
  • 18.00–19.30 “Muistoissamme Jukka Koivisto” tribute concert by Rauma’s orchestra
    Conducted by Anne Lehtomäki-Koskinen
    A re-performance of a popular concert that gives a well-rounded image of local composer Jukka Koivisto’s, work.
    Featuring Jussi Lammela, Arto Nuotio, Benjamin Enroth, Hariolax.

Market stalls available for everyone (from 5 €)
Kauppatori (Market Square)
rakastunutraumaan.fi/tapahtumat-ja-viihde/rauman-iltatorit

17.00 Take out your national costume

A procession through Old Rauma to Rauma Art Museum’s courtyard to attend the Lace Week garden party with a programme that has an emphasis on folk music. Costume presentations at 17.45 and 19.45. Wear a national costume or some parts of it.

Departure from Town Hall courtyard, Kanalinranta 3

17.00 Lasten kummituskierros Vanhassa Raumassa

A guided ghost tour for kids, only in Finnish.

17.00 Vanhan Rauman kävelykierros

A guided tour, only in Finnish.

18.00 Laura and Kari

Sea-themed songs in the Rauma dialect. Vocals by Laura Suominen, music by Kari Vuorisalo.

Kontion kahvila café courtyard, Kuninkaankatu 9

18.00–19.00 Lace Week garden party: Wimme & Rinne

The duo Wimme Saari and Tapani Rinne combines the duo’s backgrounds and experiences in their performances. Saari is a member of the Sámi people, whereas Rinne originates from Satakunta but is now based in Helsinki. Their music combines the traditional joik with a modern soundscape. Saari and Rinne have made music together for over 25 years and given their unique and magical performance on different continents.

The free concert has limited seating so please reserve your seat in advance. Reservations can be made from 9.00 on 5 July by visiting the City of Rauma’s online shop or by phone: Palvelupiste Pyyrman, tel. +358 2 834 5000.
Rauma Art Museum courtyard, Kuninkaankatu 37

18.00 “Ma elän! – suomalaista suvessa” concert

Monna’s summer music series. Leena Kivi, soprano. Rina Palmrooth, piano.

Monna Chapel, Kodisjoentie 284
raumanseurakunta.fi

18.00–19.00 Park yoga

Low-intensity hatha yoga, suitable for everyone. Please bring your own yoga mat. Please note that this event is weather dependent. Payment is optional.

Park near the ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Vanhankirkonkatu 28
seppokuusisto@dnainternet.net

19.00–21.00 Raumanmeri summer night

Raumanmeri summer night is a traditional sing-along event organised in Fåfänga, by the Kiikartorni Observation Tower. The themes of the event are Rauma and the sea.

Kiikartorni Observation Tower area, Suvitie 10
kotiseudut.fi/raumanmerihistoriallinenseura

20.00 Brass band performance

The Rauma Brass Band Association welcomes visitors to Rauma in honour of Lace Week.

Old Town Hall, Valtakatu 2

20.00–21.00 Lace Week garden party: Ida Elina

Ida Elina is an active live performer, a singer-songwriter known for playing kantele, the Finnish zither, to accompany their pop music. The charismatic artist amazes with their beautiful voice and an innovative way of playing the traditional Finnish instrument.

The free concert has limited seating so please reserve your seat in advance. Reservations can be made from 9.00 on 5 July by visiting the City of Rauma’s online shop or by phone: Palvelupiste Pyyrman, tel. +358 2 834 5000.
Rauma Art Museum courtyard, Kuninkaankatu 37

Lace and handicraft exhibitions

Lace on Skin

The “Lace on Skin” exhibition curated by Paola Suhonen brings lace into a new light and a new era, connecting cultural-historical traditions with the present day. The lace exhibition is organised by the Rauma Museum and the Rauma Art Museum.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Rauma Art Museum, Kuninkaankatu 37
raumantaidemuseo.fi

The timeless beauty of lace

Nyplääjät ry’s lace exhibition features traditional lace made in Rauma and various lace tablecloths and accessories. During the exhibition, Nyplääjät ry provides information on the basics of lace-making as well as tips on unfinished lace works. The exhibition also includes a raffle.

Nyplääjät ry is a lace-making association founded in 1948 that aims to ensure the preservation of lace-making skills. The lace exhibition organised by Nyplääjä ry has already been part the Lace Week programme more than 50 times.

Opening hours: 10.00–18.00
Old Adult Education Centre, Vähäkoulukatu 8
nyplaajat.net

RETRO

The exhibition features the lace work of all those who have been awarded the title of Lace Maker of the Year, as well as lace work from Lace Centre Emelia’s lace design competitions.

Lace Centre Emelia is one of Rauma’s two lace-making associations and mainly focuses on new lace-making techniques and modern-day applications of lace, while also promoting the traditions of lace-making. Every year Lace Centre Emelia chooses the Lace Maker of the Year, whose work will be on display during the following year’s Lace Week.

Opening hours: 10.00–18.00
Staff restaurant Kerttu Pruutmestarska, Kanalinranta 3, Town Hall courtyard
Facebook/Pitsikeskusemelia

Rauma Lace permanent exhibition

Rauma Lace’s extended exhibition in the Old Town Hall features an extensive lace collection and explores the use of lace and the history of lace-making from the 18th century to the present day. The oldest laces on display are from the early 19th century.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Old Town Hall, Kauppakatu 13
rauma.fi/museo/vanha-raatihuone

Needlework exhibition

The exhibition features needlework items made by the members of the Rauma Martha Organisation during the coronavirus pandemic. The exhibition also includes a raffle.

Opening hours: 10.00–18.00
Marttapirtti, Luostarinkatu 4
raumanmarttayhdistysry@gmail.com

“Pellava kullaks – Totta tänäänkin!” flax exhibition

The exhibition organised by the Kodisjoki Martha Organisation features tools used to make flax fibre yarn, as well as crafts made of flax yarn. You can also buy oil flax products, such as oil and ground flaxseed. There is also a cafeteria that sells flaxseed pastries. Sepän torppa, the former home of blacksmith Isak Grundström built in the 1850s, was turned into a museum in 1985.

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Sepän torppa, Kodisjoentie 1499 C, Kodisjoki
kodisjoki@marttayhdistys.fi

Timo Uskali’s craftsman exhibition

The exhibition features wooden crafts, sailing boat scale models and other works handcrafted by Timo Uskali, which are also available for sale (cash payment).

Opening hours: 11.00–18.00
Saaristokatu 21
Facebook/Kädentaitaja Timo Uskali

Arts and crafts stores selling lace-making supplies

Kajava – Lahja ja käsityö

An arts and crafts store that sells lace tablecloths, handkerchiefs, bookmarks, roses, candles and napkins, as well as lace-making supplies and linen cloths. Various yarns and other handicrafts are also available for sale.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Kuninkaankatu 28
kajavarauma.fi

Pits-Priia

A lace shop that sells all kinds of lace products, such as lace tablecloths, trays, patterns, linen fabrics, linen yarns, lace pillows, and lace-making supplies. You can also see a lace maker at work when you visit the shop.

Opening hours: 10.00–18.00
Kauppakatu 29
nyplaajat.net

Museums

Marela

Marela showcases the life and lifestyle of a wealthy shipowner and his family at the turn of the 1900s, the golden age of seafaring in Rauma. The museum features changing exhibitions, including the “Minä ja Lemmikkini” photo exhibition exploring the history of pet keeping, the “Kirjontaa ja kodikkuutta – biedermeiersalonki raumalaiseen tyyliin” exhibition showcasing interior design and embroidery work from the Biedermeier period and the “Naisten työt” exhibition exploring women’s work and life in Rauma.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Single ticket to one museum site: adults 6 €, seniors/unemployed/students/groups 3 €. Tour ticket (valid in Marela, Kirsti, Old Town Hall, Rauma Art Museum): adults 6 €, seniors/unemployed/students/groups 3 €. Free admission with the Museum Card. Free admission for visitors under the age of 18.
Kauppakatu 24
rauma.fi/museo/marela

Kirsti – Sailor’s Home Museum

The Sailor’s Home Museum Kirsti takes visitors back to the olden days. The beautifully preserved courtyard and its buildings give a good idea of what the Old Rauma area looked like a couple of hundred years ago. The interior on the other hand shows how people lived in Old Rauma in different time periods.  You can also see a lace maker at work during your visit.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Pohjankatu 3
rauma.fi/museo/kirsti

Old Town Hall

In the Old Town Hall you can explore the history and lace-making traditions of Rauma and visit the museum shop, Kistupuad, where you can find local handicrafts and souvenirs. The museum features the permanent Rauma Lace exhibition and the “Kosti Koskinen – Kadunmiehen päiväkirja” exhibition.  You can also see a lace maker at work during your visit.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Kauppakatu 13
rauma.fi/museo/vanha-raatihuone

Rauma Art Museum

The Pinnala property, where the Rauma Art Museum is located, is one of the best-preserved housing complexes in Old Rauma. During the summer, the museum features the “Lace on Skin” lace exhibition curated by Paola Suhonen. The museum also features the “Veden taju: Järven hiljaisuus” exhibition by Ulla-Maija Alanen and the “Unia vai kaikuja” exhibition by Laura Hynninen. The permanent exhibition features an art collection donated by Eino Valtonen, which includes Finnish art from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and European art from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Kuninkaankatu 37
raumantaidemuseo.fi

Sammallahdenmäki, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Bronze Age burial site in Kivikylä, Lappi, consisting of a total of 36 burial cairns.

During the summer, you can find a guide on site from 10.00 to 17.00. Non-stop guided tours start from the southern information point (Savulaaksontie 181). Guided tours: 2 € / person, free admission for students and visitors under the age of 18.
Savulaaksontie 181 and Sammallahdentie, Lappi

Rauma Maritime Museum

The Rauma Maritime Museum’s permanent exhibition explores the history of seafaring, maritime education and shipbuilding in Rauma and the life of sailors both at sea and on land. The museum’s temporary exhibition, “Purjeet kokoon – menneen maailman muistajat”, brings to the fore people and projects that sought to memorialise the local and national changes in seafaring during the 19th century and early 20th century. The Maritime Museum tower features Katariina Mannio’s multisensory “Jumalten juomaa, Cacao theobroma” exhibition, which consists of graphic works made using a woodcutting technique.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Tickets: adults 9 €, seniors 7 €, students 6 €, children 3 €. Free admission with the Museum Card.
Kalliokatu 34
rmm.fi

Tammela House

Tammela House introduces UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Old Rauma’s renovation projects. The temporary exhibition, “Tarinoiden talot”, features scale models of Old Rauma buildings created by the students of the Freinet School of Rauma and the Rauma Teacher Training Institute.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Eteläpitkäkatu 17
vanharauma.fi/vanhan-rauman-tammela

The Teresia and Rafael Lönnström Home Museum

The Teresia and Rafael Lönnström Home Museum showcases the unique home and art collection of the industrialist couple from Rauma. In the Museum gallery you can learn more about previous and current Lönnström contemporary art projects. Children can watch a video where a mouse introduces the Lönnström home and tells about its inhabitants.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Admission fee: adults 5 €, seniors and students 3 €, free admission for visitors under the age of 18. Free admission with the Museum Card.
Syväraumankatu 41
lonnstrominmuseot.fi

Kiikartorni observation tower

The Kiikartorni observation tower on the Fåfänga headland offers a beautiful view of the Rauma archipelago and marina.

Opening hours: 10.00–20.00
Suvitie 10

History of the telephone

The Old Rauma Telephone Museum features a collection by a private collector. The exhibition, featuring speech synthesisers and other old phone technology, explores the history of the telephone. The collection is based on material collected over 50 years, the oldest of which dates back to 1886 and the most recent to the 2010s. In the museum, you can explore and learn more about the history of past technology and get tips for the restoration and repair of old telephone devices. The exhibition space can accommodate up to 10 people at a time.

Opening hours: 11.00–19.00
Eteläpitkäkatu 22
raumanpuhelinmuseo.fi

History of photography

An exhibition featuring cameras, film projectors, and everything from daguerreotypes to digital technology! The museum shop sells all kinds of photography related items, art, design glass, and literature.

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Kameramuseo, Isokatu 8
Tel. +358 2 822 5638

Local History Museum Muina

The museum features an exhibition called “Horses in the History of Rauma”, which explores the importance of horses to society both in the past and today, and their function, for example, in agriculture and during wars and reconstruction.

Opening hours: 12.00–14.00
Muinantie 7, Vasarainen
muina.fi

Ylen Homestead Art Museum

The museum features Väinö and Hilma Ylen’s folk art exhibition and ITE artist Väinö Ylen’s sculpture exhibition. The museum showcases over 200 concrete figures depicting past life and famous athletes and politicians. There is also a temporary exhibition of art works by Kirsi Kuusisto on display.

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Admission fee: adults 5 €, children 3 €
Kodisjoentie 1535, Kodisjoki
taidekotiylen.fi

Potter’s Workshop

A potter’s studio and home from early 1900’s.

Opening hours: 11.00–18.00
Nummenkatu 12
Tel. +358 44 793 3520

Artists’ studios and art exhibitions

Arja Nummi’s studio

Arja Nummi’s “Muistojen maisemissa” summer exhibition features paintings, graphics, paper sculptures, hand-bound books, and greeting cards.

Opening hours: 11.00–15.00
Kauppakatu 15, courtyard
Tel. +358 50 543 2437

Art & Design Kauppi Salme

The gallery features oil and watercolour paintings.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Kuninkaankatu 40
salmekauppi.fi

Atelier Eila Minkkinen

Artist, silversmith and sculptor Eila Minkkinen’s studio features metal art and silver jewellery. The studio can accommodate groups of max. 5 people.

Opening hours: 12.00–15.00 or by appointment
Vanhankirkonkatu 20
Tel. +358 50 572 0916

Atelier Kerttu Horila

The atelier features sculptures and paintings. Sculptures can also be found in the garden. Visitors have the opportunity to meet the artist.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Länsikatu 7
kerttuhorila.fi

Gallery Kempas

Paintings and graphics by Lasse Kempas.

Opening hours: by appointment
Villa la Mar, Ylinenkatu 6
Tel. +358 500 325 309

Gallery Tuula Kallas

Kallas’ “Mieleni kuvia” home studio exhibition features watercolour paintings.

Opening hours: 11.00–15.00
Koulukatu 3 B 3
tuulakallas.com

Gallery Store

A new gallery in second floor of Fleamarket Store. Mikko Paakkola’s exhibition “Retro” showcases paintings from 1980’s until today.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Hakuninkatu 8
Tel. +358 41 728 0447

Heikklä’s art courtyard

Heikklä’s art courtyard (Heikklän taidepiha), on the corner of Kuninkaankatu 44 and Itäkatu 4. The courtyard features workshops and exhibitions of Rauma-based artists.

Gallery Keinutuoli

The gallery features graphic art, photos, cards and jewellery made by Anu Sukanen.

The gallery is open when the door is open and there is a pennant hanging outside.
Tel. +358 50 339 5169

Gallery Porstua

Tommi-Wihtori Roström’s “Luanikas reissu – matkamuistoja ja maisemakuvia Raumalta” summer exhibition. The gallery features Rauma-themed memorabilia and postcards from past decades, as well as Tommi-Wihtori Roström’s graphic art. The exhibition paints a picture of the vibrant maritime and cultural city of Rauma that still inspires artists to this day.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Tel. +358 44 984 8252

Gallery Sanna Saarinen

The gallery features wall hanging art and sculptures made of hand-woven fabric, recycled material, and wood. The works reflect the artist’s everyday life and surroundings, as well as past times. The gallery also features humorous bird sculptures that represent different human characteristics.

Opening hours: 10.00–18.00
taiteilijasannasaarinen.fi

Rauman Taidegraafikot ry studio

An exhibition of art prints made by Rauma-based graphic artists. A wide selection of art prints, postcards and books are also available for sale.

Opening hours: 11.00–15.00
raumantaidegraafikot.com

Art Studio Heli Väisänen

Graphic art and ceramic sculptures.

Opening hours: 11.00–15.00
helivaisanen.blogspot.com

Hulda’s Atelier

Art pieces of Hulda Leifsdóttir.

Opening hours: 11.00–15.00
Komppi 14
Tel.+358 50 441 6168

Inspira summer exhibition

Inspira ry’s art exhibition and cafeteria.

Opening hours: 12.00–18.00
Nokan torppa, Suvitie 10
inspirary.net

Julkkis-Galleria

Teuvo Salminen’s caricature exhibition. Julkkis-Galleria is a unique gallery where the artist does not get offended if you laugh at his work!

Opening hours: 10.00–16.00 and whenever the door is open
Isokirkkokatu 7
teuvosalminen.com

Ceramic Art Kirsi Backman

The gallery features unique ceramics, metal sculptures and reliefs by Kirsi Backman.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Kuninkaankatu 21
kirsibackman.net

Keramos ry’s exhibition

Unique ceramic art by Rauma-based artists.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Isokirkkokatu 1
Facebook/Keramosrauma

Kuutti Lavonen and the Auleen House

Permanent exhibition showcasing artist Kuutti Lavonen’s graphics that are also available for sale. Kuutti Lavonen is a leading artist in his field who is known for his paintings in St. Olaf’s Church in Tyrvää, among other things. The Auleen House is a former merchant’s house built in 1824. Since then, the house has served, for example, as the home and office of dialect writer and doctor Hj. Nortamo, the office of the local newspaper “Länsi-Suomi” and a grocery store.

Open in the afternoon or by appointment
Kuninkaankatu 36
Tel. +358 50 342 5240

THE UNSURVEYED AREA

The Unsurveyed Area is an exhibition and cultural event that can be explored online and in the Rauma archipelago.

Rauma archipelago
luotaamatonalue.com

Milona Sadekallio

Obsessive compulsive order exhibition is a retrospective story about life in pictures and art pieces.

Opening hours: 15.00–20.00, vernissage at 16.00
Sepän talo, Alfredinkatu 3
sepäntalo.fi

Summer exhibition of Rauma Artist Association

14 artists from Rauma Artist Association showcases their art in summer exhibition called Paluu (Return).

Kuuskajaskari
Avoinna 10.00–20.00
Tel. +358 44 9848252

Secilia Sinervo’s art exhibition

During the summer, the Wälmlä House features Secilia Sinervo’s “Kukkaloistossa muistojen” art exhibition. The exhibition consists of vibrant oil paintings inspired by nature and real-life events.   At the same time, you can also explore Wälmlä’s magnificent garden and home museum.

Opening hours: 10.00–18.00
Wälmlä, Eteläpitkäkatu 30

Shannon Amey Art

A studio and garden kiosk featuring Shannon Amey’s paintings.  Shannon Amey is a Canadian artist whose abstract paintings are based on bright and bold colours.

Opening hours: by appointment or when a pennant is hanging outside
Lahdenkatu 17
shannonamey.com

Artworks by Sinikka Palonen

The Church Cellar summer exhibition displays works by the Rauma-based artist Sinikka Palonen.

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Church Cellar, next to the Church of the Holy Cross, Luostarinkatu 1
raumanseurakunta.fi

Toivo ja tulevaisuus (“Hope and the Future”)

An art exhibition featuring artworks by Outi Puolanne made using various techniques. The main themes of the exhibition include empowerment, positivity, and confidence in the future. Some of the artworks are also available for sale.

Opening hours: 9.00–19.00
Rauma Town Library, Alfredinkatu 1
rauma.fi/kirjasto/aukioloajat-ja-kirjastot

Studio Aija R-K and Mari Luukko

A summer exhibition featuring artworks by Aija R-K and Mari Luukko.

Opening hours: 12.00–18.00
Savilankatu 10
aijark.com

Art Studio Mika Honkanen

Paintings and drawings, and an antiquarian bookshop (Divarinurkka).

Opening hours: 11.00–18.00
Isoraastuvankatu 7
Tel. +358 40 753 0774

Studio Näsi – Roos

A studio featuring an art exhibition by two visual artists.

Opening hours: 12.00–18.00
Savilankatu 10, inner courtyard
Tel. +358 40 751 5570