Calendar

Month Week Day
Genealogy Events
Saturday, May. 25, 10:00 am.
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Delve into ancestry and history with the Swedish American Museum at one of our educational Genealogy sessions. In May, Kathy Meade will be discussing ArkivDigital. What is new in ArkivDigital? ArkivDigital provides online access to newly photographed color images of Swedish historical records...

Online event
Saturday, May. 25, 2:00 pm.
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The Museum book club discusses a variety of books from the Nordic countries that can be bought in the Museum Store. In May we will read Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Burial Rites is inspired by a true story about Agnes, who was accused of murdering her former master and is now awaiting execution. ...

Cultural Events
Sunday, May. 26, 1:00 pm. - 3:00 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! ...

Family Events
Thursday, May. 30, 2:00 pm.
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Join us in the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration for a story and craft on the last Thursday and Friday of the month. Free (with Museum admission). In May we will be reading The Swedish Girl of Motala, written and illustrated by Eric Basir. ...

Cultural Events
Friday, May. 31, 11:00 am.
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Join us in the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration for a story and craft on the last Thursday and Friday of the month. Free (with Museum admission). In May we will be reading The Swedish Girl of Motala, written and illustrated by Eric Basir. ...

Exhibit Events
Friday, May. 31, 6:00 pm. - 8:00 pm.
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A photography exhibit by Per-Olof Odman featuring Swedish-Americans living in Brooklyn, NY in 1974. Through his photos, Odman captured the last remaining residents of a once bustling Swedish neighborhood of Bay Ridge. Never before shown in the U.S., this exhibit invites visitors to draw parallels be...