This exhibition, opening in Helsinki and traveling to the National Museums of Denmark and Norway, is curated by local art historian – Gabe Weisberg at University of Minnesota art history dept.
The 42nd Annual Nordic Celebration and Marketplace
(formerly Nordic Brunch)
A benefit for Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
Saturday, April 18, 2015
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
5801 Opus Parkway
The marketplace will feature Nordic vendors with wonderful Scandinavian items for sale, demonstrations from skilled folk artists, scholarly chats, a silent auction, and akaffestue (coffee lounge) with delicious treats. The marketplace concludes with a delectable meal and a program, including a special presentation, a live auction, raffle drawing, and an update from Vesterheim.
For more details on the program, speical guests, vendors and more visit Vesterheim.org.
An exhibition celebrating the Norwegian Constitution will open at the Norway House Education Center Gallery on May 12. The exhibit, 1814-2014: RED, WHITE AND BLUE | NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION, AMERICAN INSPIRATION is made up of works by ten renowned Norwegian modern artists. The exhibit is a visual exploration of themes ranging from freedom and stability to the struggles facing democracy and globalization. Each of the ten chosen artists submitted several works: bold, colorful graphics, subtle ink drawings and photographs, oil paintings, sculptures and mixed media.
Generously sponsored by:
Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General, Minneapolis
Erik & Rima Torgerson
Ertugrul & Karen Owen Tuzcu
Eidsvollsmen Council of North America