Photo: Fredrik Nyman What do witches, decorated branches, and Easter have to do with each other? Come learn about and celebrate Swedish Easter traditions at the Swedish American Museum! We will serve a Swedish pancake breakfast while kids can do Easter-themed crafts and activities, including making their own paskris – colorful, decorated branches that are ... Read More
Step Out Into Spring Dancing with Linda and Paul Returns To The Museum Join the fun with mixers and set dances; Twirl around the floor with a waltz, polka, hambo, schottis, polska or bugg Whether a seasoned pro or testing the waters, we’ve got you covered with hundreds of tunes to dance the night away. ... Read More
Maria Bouroncle is a Swedish author. An economist by profession, she spent over 25 years in the field of international development before publishing her first novel in 2018. It Came to Me on a Whim has been translated into several languages and is currently used on the Scandinavian Crime Literature course at UCLA. She lives ... Read More
As part of Andersonville InSidewalk Sale the Museum is hosting a mini Tantalizing Treasures Sale. Come find your treasure among things old and new during regular Museum hours. No admission to the sale.
Understanding the Naturalization Process in the United States By Seema Kenney There are six ways to become a U.S. citizen. We will review each, concentrating on the court option which produced a paper trail and can help with your family genealogical research. This presentation also covers ways in which citizenship was lost & perhaps regained ... Read More
The Museum will host a pop-up café on waffle day. Stop by to try the Swedish variant with fresh whipped cream and jam.
The Swedish American Museum book club reads a variety of Nordic books every month. Here are the upcoming books: March – My cat Yugoslavia a novel by Pajtim Statovci (Finland) April – Summer Light, and Then Comes the Night By Jón Kalman Stefánsson (Iceland) In March we will read “My cat Yugoslavia a novel” by ... Read More
Stop by the Museum for a fika in our pop-up café. Try a Swedish Cinnamon Roll, Sandwich or other baked goods in the Museum’s pop-up café in the main gallery while enjoying our temporary exhibit on display.
Come to the Museum and knit together during the pop-up café. We will meet on the last Sunday of every month as we learn from each other and sometimes a special guest will teach us Swedish knitting patterns. We would also love to see people who crochet and sew join us for sharing of ideas ... Read More
In March we will be making gratin and banana pancakes. For this online class 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 to ask questions. Cost is $10. The Zoom link will be send out ... Read More
Join us at 2 p.m. at the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration for a story and craft on the last Thursday of each month. All ages are welcome to attend with a caregiver for this free (with admission) program. While there is no additional cost to attend, reservations are appreciated and can be made via ... Read More