Annual Gala

Saturday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m.

The Swedish American Museum’s annual fundraising event is a night of fun and celebration of Swedish and Swedish-American heritage and culture. 

This years gala will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m. in the Roosevelt University Library in Chicago, Ill.

This year we are honoring the Swedish American Genealogical Society Advisory Board. The evening will start at 6 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner, raffles and entertainment.

The Silent Auction is online again this year 
Sunday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. – Sunday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m.

A silent auction will be held online.

To make a donation to the silent auction please click here.

The auction will open on Sunday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. and close on Sunday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m. Starting Saturday, Oct. 29, 11 a.m. some of the items will be on display at the Museum so you can come and see them in person. You will also have an opportunity to learn the online bidding program and start placing your bids. Please note that the Museum is closed on Mondays.

More Gala Information

All attendees need to be either vaccinated against Covid-19 or show proof of a negative Covid test taken within 72 hours of the event. Masks are optional. We reserve the right to change any Covid related policies in accordance with CDC and City guidelines at the time of the event.

Tickets for the Gala can be bought here

To place and ad in our program book please click here.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Bob & Mardee Gramen

Vereen Norstrom

To become a sponsor please click here.