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August 29, 2014

The Museum will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 1.

Panel Unravels the Big Issues of the Swedish Election

Soon Swedes will vote in a national election that will determine which political party (or parties) will steer the country for the next four years. Join us for a panel discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. that will explore the hot issues in the upcoming election and examine the stances of the parties involved. Reservations are recommended and can be made online. This event is co-sponsored with the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Chicago.

Fall Swedish Classes Kick Off in September

The Museum is offering evening Swedish classes with four levels: Beginners I, Beginners II, Intermediate/Advanced and Conversation/Advanced. All courses will run for 15 weeks with 15 total 90 minute lessons. The beginner’s classes will start on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and the intermediate and advanced courses commence on Wednesday, Sept. 3. For more information including how to register please click here.

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