Rauma is the favourite destination for those who love art and handicrafts! The artist community in Old Rauma is active, and both artists and artisans enjoy working in the wooden houses. Many nationally and even internationally known artists live and work in Rauma.
See what Rauma has to offer – the artists welcome you to explore their exhibition galleries and workrooms! Opening hours vary, so please check them directly from the artists or Rauma Tourist Information.
Rauma Art Museum is located in the Pinnala House in Old Rauma. The museum buildings and the idyllic yard form one of the Old Rauma’s best preserved groups of buildings. The historical milieu is a perfect setting for the museum to showcase the various phenomena of art, from modern art to the history of art. The museum’s calendar contains temporary exhibitions, events and workshops. The permanent exhibition, Eino Valtonen’s collection, contains works by the key artists of the Finnish golden era of art. The collection includes works by, for example, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Elin Danielson-Gambogi, Pekka Halonen, Berndt Lindholm and Victor Westerholm.
Teresia and Rafael Lönnström’s home museum exhibits the unique residence and art collection of an industrialist couple. Their home was opened as a museum in 1988. The Lönnström Art Museum’s exhibition is exhibited at the gallery of the home museum.
Charming Seppä House is in use of culture throughout the year. The house and its garden hosts a variety of cultural and art events and exhibitions. Seppä House is open during the events.
Silver smith, sculptor.
Felted art works, acrylic paintings.
Oil paintings, watercolours, pastels and drawings.
Textile and metal sculptures.
Ceramics, sculptures, and other art works by Keramos ceramics group.
Artist. Gallery open on request.
Open on request.
Lace artist, who creates laceworks in different forms.
Graphic arts by Rauma Printmakers Association.
Shannon Amey is a Canadian and Irish Visual Artist who maintains a full time professional studio practice in Rauma. The studio is open by request.
Artist. Rauma’s smallest summer art gallery in Heikklä Art Yard.
Väinö and Hilma Ylen’s folklore art exhibition showcases over 500 plaster or concrete figures of humans and animals doing various everyday chores.