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Monday-Friday, Aug. 9-13, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Travel the world without leaving Chicago! Come and explore the food, dance, folk arts, and cultural identities of a different country each day in our “Pioneer the World” day camp. Campers end the week with their very own “World’s Fair” to show off their work to the public. Pioneer Camp is always packed with fun and adventure for children ages 7 to 10. Cost: $175 members, $225 non-members; extended care available until 4 p.m. for an additional $70. Please call the Museum at 773.728.8111, ext 26, to reserve your spot. Registration deadline for Session I is Friday, June 11, 2010 and Friday, July 9, 2010 for Session II.
Please Note: Registration for Session I and II is closed. If you’re interested in next year’s Pioneer Camp, please click here to sign up for our online mailing list and receive camp information as well as other Museum event information.
Saturday, Aug. 14, 9 a.m.
This event will be rescheduled for Spring 2011.
Saturday, Aug. 28
Morning and Afternoon sessions–We will tour the genealogical resources at the Newberry Library in Chicago with Matt Rutherford, curator of genealogy and local history, followed by time for individual research. Reservations are required and space is limited, so please contact Sue Jackson at 847.308.0288 for information and reservations. Specific information to be sent regarding time change and parking upon registration.
The Nordic Family Genealogy Center hosts genealogy classes from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday of each month. Additional time is given to beginner researchers every other month, between 1 p.m. and 2: 30 p.m.
Annual Membership: $20 for Museum members; non-members pay $10 per session. If possible, bring your laptop computer and family information to class.
Saturday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m.
Please join the Museum for a guided tour of our permanent exhibit, A Dream of America: Immigration to Chicago, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28. To learn more about the permanent exhibit, please click here.
It is an exciting tour, and a perfect combination of entertainment and education. Cost for the tour is $4 adults, $3 seniors and students, and Museum members are free. Reservations are recommended. Please call 773.728.8111 or e-mail Museum@samac.org to reserve your spot.
Sunday, Aug. 29, 4 p.m.
On Sunday, Aug. 29, at 4 p.m., the traveling exhibit 17 Swedish Designers will close at the Swedish American Museum.
17 Swedish Designers features 17 award-winning female artists and designers specializing in textiles, furniture, glassworks, and other mediums. The exhibit’s artists and designers each display three to ten pieces, celebrating female artists and designers as well as Swedish innovative design. For more information on 17 Swedish Designers, please click here.