Looking for a unique outing? The American Swedish Institute offers a variety of tour opportunities perfect for groups of 10 or more including social groups, families, international tours or corporate gatherings.
To book a group tour or request more information contact Dianne Kramer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 870-3344.
The ASI Experiential Tour: “Swedish Sensibilities: Art, Craft and Design - Where Modern and Tradition Meet
Explore the historic Turnblad Mansion and contemporary Nelson Cultural Center in an entirely new way. In this two hour tour, groups will meet the artists and architects who dreamed and built these inspiring spaces; explore Minneapolis' premiere example Nordic design and commitment to sustainability; go behind the scenes of ASI's unique collections facility and then create your own Swedish inspired handcraft. ASI is proud to create this unique experience in partnership with Meet Minneapolis. Tour starts at just $19 per person. For complete pricing and details for the Art, Craft and Design-Where Modern and Tradition Meet please contact Dianne Kramer, Visitor and Volunteer Services Coordinator, at diannek@ASImn.org or (612)870-3344.
Turnblad Mansion Tours
Enjoy a facilitator-led exploration of the exquisite 33-room Turnblad Mansion from top to bottom, including detailed wood carvings, sculpted ceilings, and 11 hand-crafted Swedish tile stoves (kakelugnar). Learn about the fascinating Turnblad family, the architecture of their castle, the history of ASI, and life in early Minneapolis. To book your Turnblad Mansion tour, please contact Dianne Kramer at diannek@ASImn.org or (612) 870-3344.
ASI Exhibit Group Tours
Private group tours of ASI's current exhibits are available. Topics and offerings are subject to change based on curatorial schedule. To book a tour contact Dianne Kramer at diannek@ASImn.org or (612) 870-3344.
ASI Exhibit Group Tour Offering July 16-October 26, 2014:
Public Expressions Through The Image of Strindberg, The Living Tradition of Ryijy and Love Norway X.
Explore the common thread of personal expression across ASI's three dynamic exhibits from Sweden, Finland and Norway. Discover how Sweden's most famous playwright August Strindberg used photography to express himself as an artist and a person. Learn how traditional Finnish handcraft can express places, feelings and significatne events. Encounter the work of contemporary artist Ian Ward Garlant who is tackling ancient symbols and expressing them in a new way to celebrate Norwegian culture.
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