Folk Art Gallery

            Exhibitions 2021     05.01–25.01.21   MTÜ Vidinavakk. Ruudi Pärimus_JUURKOOD, FB   26.01–15.02.21   Urmas Veersalu. Eesti Rookoondis, FB. Reed crowns   16.02–08.03.21   MTÜ Soomaa Koda. Soomaa ühepuu lootsik   09.03–29.03.21   Eesti Rahvakunsti ja Käsitöö Liit. Year of handicraft men   30.03–19.04.21   Linda Rubena. Läti keraamika. Latvian … Continued

Breaking the Guinness record in building Himmeli

07/11/2019 – 10/11/2019 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Historically, geometric crowns have been made primarily from rye straws, but in Estonian coastal areas, Christmas, Easter and wedding crowns were usually made from reed. The use of reed as a material for crowns makes the Estonian tradition of crafting reed crowns unique. Led by the Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union and Urmas Veersalu, […]

Audiovisual

Short movies of Estonian traditional craft techniques       Making a needle container of bone, artisan Monika Hint Warping a countermarch loom and weaving wool fabric, artisan Veinika Västrik Weaving a wild wicker basket, artisan Margus Rebane Making traditional drawstring shoes, artisan Inna Raud Knitting a Kihnu troi, artisan Elly Karjam Making a patterned … Continued