Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

October 2020

Chicago international film festival

October 14 - October 25

Below is the list of Swedish films presented at this year's Chicago International Film Festival. Click on the picture for more information.

Find out more »

Swedish TV Series ONLINE

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Swedish TV Series online is kind of like a book club. You watch the episodes in your own time and then we get together on Zoom to discuss what we watched. In October we will watch Caliphate that can be found on Netflix (https://www.netflix.com/title/80240005). Before this meeting we will watch season 1 episodes 7 & 8. The show is in English, Swedish and Arabic with English subtitles. The story is based on the real-life case of the Bethnal Green Trio, in…

Find out more »

Knitting Group ONLINE

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Swedish American Museum knitting group! All knitting levels are welcome. Share some of your favorite patterns and learn from each other. There will also be a chance to learn some specifically Swedish knitting patterns and techniques. This group his currently held via Zoom. If you need Zoom you can download it to your computer, phone, iPad or other device by going to www.Zoom.us Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88280255209 Meeting ID: 882 8025 5209 One tap mobile +13126266799,,88280255209# US (Chicago)…

Find out more »

Turbulent 2020

October 25 @ 3:00 pm

The Swedish-American Historical Society invites you to the online Fall 2020 Program! Turbulent 2020 and the Swedish-American Museum Experience: A Conversation with the Directors Sunday, October 25, 3:00-4:30 pm Central Time Our special fall program will feature a jovial conversation with the directors of the four largest Swedish-American museums. Tracey Beck, Karin Abercrombie, Bruce Karstadt, and Eric Nelson discuss their museums and communities during, what has become, an unprecedented year of upheaval! Tracey Beck, American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia Karin…

Find out more »

Norwex display ONLINE

October 26 @ 6:00 pm

When we are spending so much time at home, it is more important than ever to keep harmful chemicals out of the air we breathe every day. Elisabeth Hubbard, an independent Norwex consultant and a long-time member of the Museum, will show how you can clean faster, deeper, cheaper and improve quality of life by radically reducing chemicals in your home. Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too! With just a few products and tap water, you…

Find out more »

Book Club ONLINE

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries. These are the upcoming books and dates: Saturday, Oct. 31 – Hanna’s Daughters by Marianne Fredriksson Saturday, Nov. 21 – Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck (UPDATED) Saturday, Dec. 19 – They Will Drown in Their Mother’s Tears by Johannes Anyuru The book can be bought in the Museum Store. Hanna's Daughters by Marianne Fredriksson As Anna holds vigil at her mother’s bedside, she longs for reconciliation–not…

Find out more »

November 2020

Scandinavian Jam ONLINE

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

It is music at the Museum - wake up your ears, exercise your fingers and play along with us! Musicians and instructors Mary Allsopp and Paul Tyler co-host a Scandinavian Jam at the Swedish American Museum the first and third Sunday of every month. Join us for an afternoon of traditional roots music starting with instruction from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. New tunes are taught in the call and response “aural” tradition. The afternoon continues with a brief snack,…

Find out more »

Aspire! Gala

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This year's annual gala will be held online. For more information click here.

Find out more »

Genealogy Session ONLINE

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The sessions have now moved online and registrations are required in order to receive a Zoom code. From the Source’s Mouth by Daniel Hubbard Once we’ve understood that identities can be tricky to reconstruct, how do we piece together the tidbits of information that we find into an actual ancestor? How do we avoid putting together a great-great frankenfather from the spare parts we find in the documents we dig up? Do we trust what seems to be true, or…

Find out more »

Book Club ONLINE

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries. These are the upcoming books and dates: Saturday, Nov. 21 – Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck (UPDATED) Saturday, Dec. 19 – They Will Drown in Their Mother’s Tears by Johannes Anyuru The book can be bought in the Museum Store. Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck It’s 1717 in Swedish Lapland, winter is approaching and a new family of settlers has arrived on the bleak and beautiful Blackåsen…

Find out more »
+ Export Events
HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com