• Oceans Apart: Immigrant Letters

    Discover the stories of Swedish immigrants who left their homeland between 1850 and 1930 as told by those who lived it. “Oceans Apart” offers a glimpse into the lives of immigrants with an exhibition containing a selection of stories pulled from the hundreds of letters in the Swedish American Museum collection.

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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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Enjoy discounted admission during Chicago Museum Week, Jan. 18 to Jan. 26

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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

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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Swedish Class Intermediate and Advanced

    January 17
  2. Chicago Museum Week

    January 18 - January 26
  3. Hejsan!

    January 19 @ 11:00 am
  4. Inspired exhibit opening

    January 19 @ 6:00 pm
  5. Gallery Walk

    January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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