American Swedish Institute is a museum and cultural center with exhibitions and innovative programming, known for the distinctive Turnblad Mansion, the Nelson Cultural Center, ASI's Museum Store and FIKA Cafe.'
American Swedish Institute offers many advantages to members including free admission, discounts to events and reciprocal access to museums across the country. Members can join at various levels designed to fit your needs.
American Swedish Institute is a museum and cultural center that is a gathering place for all people to share experiences around themes of culture, migration, the environment and the arts, informed by enduring links to Sweden.
Flat plane figure carving, capturing many folkloric personalities in wood, is a Nordic art medium embodying a range of social, societal and cultural narratives.
The Stories They Told is an exhibition... Read more »
Through a collaboration with Green Card Voices, a Minneapolis-based non-profit organization, ASI has created an exhibition that uses video storytelling to present seven experiences of contemporary... Read more »
Where the Children Sleep is a featured exhibition in ASI's 2017 Migration, Identity and Belonging programming.
Please accept our invitation to visit ASI on Wednesdays during February, when we are... Read more »
The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden in Minneapolis, established in 1907, was America’s first public wildflower garden.
The garden is the inspiration for Florilegia—a collection of botanical drawings... Read more »
www.brandenburgprairiefoundation.orgThis new exhibition showcases striking photographs of the Aurora Borealis taken in all its splendor by Minnesota ‘s own Jim Brandenburg, who worked for National... Read more »
Bing & Grøndahl Christmas Plates
Featuring a new wintery design every year, these hand-painted porcelain Christmas plates are popular collectibles. The Bing & Grøndahl Porcelain... Read more »
Jul in Print
Celebrating 100 years of Swedish Christmas publications, this exhibition on the lower level of the Turnblad Mansion features historic magazine covers from Julstämning, Husmoderns jul and... Read more »
Jul Dalmålning - Figurative Paintings
Common between 1790-1850, these fascinating, figurative paintings from the Swedish province of Dalarna are characterized by intricate and imaginative flower... Read more »
Winter Scenes - Paintings by Alf Wallander and Others
For many years, Swedish artist Alf Wallander’s monumental (89” x 66”) painting New Year’s Morning graced the holiday displays in the Turnblad... Read more »