Calendar

Month Week Day
Exhibit Events
Saturday, Mar. 09, 2:00 pm.
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On August 29, 1922, Verna’s father Valter left the Swedish part of Finland to come to America. Valter was diagnosed with tuberculosis the day after Verna was born, and he always kept his distance to protect her. This is a photographic history of Valter’s journey. It has given Verna a new closeness t...

Cultural Events
Sunday, Mar. 10, 1:00 pm.
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Scandinavian Jam, where we practice what we teach. Join us for an afternoon of traditional roots music. We teach by ear, review, and share tunes. We are happy to take suggestions and love meeting new people. It’s a friendly group and we have folks who join from all over! ...

Cultural Events
Sunday, Mar. 10, 2:00 pm.
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Come to the Museum, where Helen Lundström Erwin will be joining us via Zoom to discuss her new historical novel, The Lure of Water and Wood. You can learn the intriguing historical context and also buy the book from our Store to enjoy after the discussion, if you haven't read it already! Journey thr...

Family Events
Saturday, Mar. 16, 9:00 am.
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Celebrate the Easter season with Swedish pancakes and activities for the whole family, including crafts and an Easter egg hunt in our Children's Museum. $15 for members. $20 for non-members. Free for children under 12 months. ...

Food event
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00 am.
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Enjoy Waffle Day (Våffeldagen) with delicious treats from the Museum! Waffles are eaten all year in Sweden, but they’re so tasty they get their own day of honor. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to purchase yours! ...

Cultural Events
Friday, Mar. 22 - Sunday, Mar. 24
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Visit during our open hours to find your treasure among things old and new. You never know what you'll find! Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ...

Genealogy Events
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:00 am.
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Delve into ancestry and history with the Swedish American Museum at one of our educational Genealogy sessions! Our topic for March is cemeteries. Genealogists love cemeteries and headstones make a good source material. This lecture explains some important differences in burial traditions between Swe...

Online event
Saturday, Mar. 30, 2:00 pm.
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The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries that can be bought in the Museum Store. In March we will discuss Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors. Nors introduces readers to Sonja, whose experience learning to drive unexpectedly and appropriately reflects her relati...

Food event
Saturday, Mar. 30, 5:00 pm.
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Easter for all ages including a Swedish Easter smörgåsbord buffet. $40 for members. $50 for non-members. $15 for children. Free for children under 12 months. ...