Cooking Class ONLINE

Join us for another cooking class series. In May we will only meet online and will be making Landgång, a special type of Swedish open top sandwich. You will receive the recipe in advance. You can then either cook alongside or watch and try later. It is an interactive Zoom so you will be able ... Read More

Dala Horse Decoration

You may have heard of the Dala Horse, but did you know that there are also Dala Pigs and Dala Roosters? These are not as famous as the horse but still commonly found in homes around Sweden. You have this unique opportunity to paint your own rooster, pig or horse at the Museum this spring. ... Read More

New Nordic Cuisine CANCELED

This event has ben canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. “New Nordic Cuisine” premiered at the Museum of Danish America in 2019 and has been traveling to national museums since that time.  Join us for a special opportunity to enjoy the exhibition with Tova Brandt, MoDA”s executive director and the curator of this exhibition. Light hor ... Read More

New Nordic Cuisine CANCELED

Swedish American Museum 5211 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

This event has ben canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. “New Nordic Cuisine” premiered at the Museum of Danish America in 2019 and has been traveling to national museums since that time.  Join us for a special opportunity to enjoy the exhibition with Tova Brandt, MoDA”s executive director and the curator of this exhibition. Coffee and ... Read More

Merula Concert

Game of Songs – a Musical Crossword Puzzle We sing, you guess! The Merula choir invites you to an interactive concert featuring our favorite acapella songs – everything from Swedish drinking songs of the 1700s to American jazz standards.  Inspired by Swedish Radio’s Melodikrysset, each song is a musical clue to a crossword puzzle. Please ... Read More

CLOSED

The Museum is closed on Mondays March - May.

Pop-up Café

Stop by the Museum for a fika at our pop-up café. You will always find Cinnamon rolls and Swedish coffee in addition to some other delicious baked goods in the Museum’s main gallery. Enjoy the art while taking some time to relax.

Genealogy Session ONLINE

Book discussion of “Field of Stones: A Peasant Family’s Journey from Sweden to America” by author Karen Hammerlund Lukas. The book can be found here. Cost is free for Swedish American Genealogical Society members; $10 for non-members to participate. Reservations by members appreciated and can be made via email to genealogy@samac.org or by calling the ... Read More

Pop-up Café

Stop by the Museum for a fika at our pop-up café. You will always find Cinnamon rolls and Swedish coffee in addition to some other delicious baked goods in the Museum’s main gallery. Enjoy the art while taking some time to relax.

Book Club ONLINE

Swedish Again: a memoir of motherhood and identity by Anna Dahland The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries. This is a free event and you can register by emailing museum@samac.org. The book can be bought in the Museum Store. The author will join us for the book club. ... Read More

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