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Join us for the opening celebration of our latest exhibit and meet designer Ludvig Löfgren on Thursday, June 23 at 6 p.m. This exhibit will feature works by two of the principal artists from Målerås Glasbruk—owner Mats Jonasson and designer Ludvig Löfgren. The first glassworks in Målerås, Sweden was founded in 1890. Now 125 years later, the same company continues to produce handmade Swedish crystal sculptures featuring wildlife, florals, Swedish icons and more.
Please consider making a donation in honor of the Swedish American Museum’s 40th anniversary and Give to the Museum Day! this Friday, June 24. During this special year, our Give to the Museum Day! goal is to raise $15,000 for Museum priorities, including our many programs, concerts, lectures, exhibits and special events, as well as providing general operating support for the Museum. Click here to learn how you can help!
To celebrate the arrival of summer, the Children’s Museum will be open extended hours Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular weekday hours will resume on July 5. We will be closed on July 4 in honor of Independence Day.
2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Swedish American Museum. Each day this year, we will feature a Swedish-American fact to commemorate our #40YearsInAville and the Swedish roots of our community. You can find these #OnThisDay facts on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds as well as at the Museum’s front desk. Click here to see what you missed from the previous week.