Artists’ Workshops & Ateliers

In the narrow streets, alleys and coutryards of Old Rauma one can find many interesting ateliers and showrooms. Many artists work in the area all year round and gladly welcome visitors to their workshops. Pop in when doing your Christmas shopping and pick the unique Christmas presents up.

Gallery Sanna Saarinen

Artist Sanna Saarinen uses technique which combines hand-woven fabric with recycled metal and wood. She also creates pieces purely from recycled metal. You can buy also handicrafts from the gallery. Handicrafts are for example handwoven tablecloths and Christmas mats as well as Christmas elves from felt.

Gallery is open on Saturday 19.11. from 10.00 to 16.00 and on Sunday 20.11. from 12.00 to 15.00.

Itäkatu 4 (inner yard), tel. +358 40 503 5825, sannasaarineneura@gmail.com, www.taiteilijasannasaarinen.fi.

Gallery Tuula Kallas

Taiteilija Tuula Kallaksen akvarelli Winter lace.

Versatile watercolours, which get the inspiration from nature. Elements of nature – air, light, wind or snow – have an essential role in the paintings.

Gallery Tuula Kallas is open during Christmas time on Saturdays 3.12., 10.12. and 17.12. from 10.00 to 14.00.

Koulukatu 3 B 3, www.tuulakallas.com.

Ceramic Art Kirsi Backman

Artist Kirsi Backman´s work is hand-build unique sculptures and reliefs. The themes the artist finds from dreams, poems, ancient cultures, astrology and everyday life with its ups and downs.

Gallery is open in Christmas time:

  • In November on Wednesdays at 10.00–17.00 and on Saturdays at 10.00–14.00.
    • Exceptions: closed 5.11. and open on Friday 18.11. at 10.00–15.00.
  • In December on Wednesdays at 10.00–17.00 and on Saturdays at 10.00–15.00.
    • Exceptions: open on Friday 9.12 at 10.00–15.00 and on Sunday 11.12. and 18.12. at 12.00–15.00. Open on Christmas week 19.–23.12. from Monday to Friday at 10.00–17.00.
  • Open also on request.

Kuninkaankatu 21, tel. +358 50 549 4663, kirsi.backman@dnainternet.net, www.kirsibackman.net.

Keramos – unique local ceramics

Erilaisia keramiikkatöitä seinällä.

Atmospheric Christmas shop is full of different kind of ceramic art from ten members of Keramos association.

Keramos is open during Christmas time:

  • on Saturdays from 11.00 to 14.00
  • on Sundays 4.12, 14.12 and 18.12 from 12.00 to 15.00
  • on Elves Night 9.12 from 16.00 to 20.00

Isokirkkokatu 1, Keramos Facebook (in Finnish), www.keramos.fi (in Finnish).

Printmaker Meri Pauniaho

Framed art, prints and cards on display and for sale in the studio. The studio is open on Saturday 3.12. from 11.00 to 14.00.

Kanavakatu 23 B 51 (entrance from the side of Vähämaanpuisto)

Rauma Printmakers

Ready-framed art, prints and cards for sale in the Printmakers studio.

Studio is open during Christmas time on Saturdays 26.11., 3.12., 10.12. and 17.12. from 11.00 to 14.00.

Kuninkaankatu 44 (entrance from inner yard), tel +358 44 533 1718, raumantaidegraafikot@gmail.com, www.raumantaidegraafikot.fi.

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