• 51% Swedish

    One Week Pop-Up Exhibit Opening Monday, Dec. 4

    51% Swedish is an ever-growing illustrated document about the immigrant need for adaptation and the longing for roots. The exhibit features comics, illustrations, photos and texts – and has traveled across Sweden and the United States.

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  • Christmas at the Museum

    ‘Tis the season for Julmarknad, Breakfast with Tomten, St. Lucia, and Julmiddag. Get festive and join us for holiday events in December.

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  • It’s Just Ducky!

    Nov. 24, 2017 – Jan. 14, 2018

    The annual viewing of “Kalle Anka” among Swedes on Dec. 24 is a charming holiday tradition that stops nearly half of the population in its tracks. This exhibit explores the history of this nearly 60-year tradition. (Photo credit: Åbergs Museum, early Donald Duck comic from 1935) 

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  • Bonader Exhibit

    Dec. 5, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018

    In our main gallery space, we will exhibit Swedish tapestry and paintings called “bonader,” traditionally used to decorate the walls and ceilings of peasant homes at Christmas time and on feast days.

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  • Inspired: Contemporary Swedish Folk Paintings and Haiku Paintings by Hans Öhman

    Jan. 19, 2017 – March 18, 2018

    Experience Öhman’s decorative and philosophical paintings inspired by the Bahá’í Faith.

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Holiday hours are in effect until Jan. 2 for the Museum and Museum Store, and until Jan. 7 for the Children's Museum.

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We pride ourselves in offering a wonderful array of exhibits, events, and programming that honors, celebrates, and educates Museum visitors on Sweden’s past, present, and future. Thank you for your support.

 

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Address:
5211 N Clark St.
Chicago Illinois, IL 60640

Phone:
(773) 728-8111

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Museum Store is open until 6 p.m. on Fridays

Museum & Museum Store Holiday Hours
(Starting Nov. 24)

Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day
Open Dec. 26–30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Children's Museum
Mon-Thu: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Children's Museum Holiday Hours
(Starting Nov. 24)

Monday – Thursday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day
Open Dec. 26–30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Jan. 2–7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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