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.
Arts North Traveling Exhibition - ASI
Featuring selections from the Arts in Harmony Arts North Show, an International Juried Traveling Art Exhibition
Drawn from hundreds of entries from around the U... Read more »
Step back in time over 90 years and explore the stories and decorations of holiday traditions from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and our Celtic Junction community guests. With an ambiance... Read more »
Imagine navigating the open seas as a Viking adventurer, or finding a quiet corner to read, relax and learn about Norse gods. This hands-on, play-based space for our youngest visitors, now in the... Read more »
What can a deepened relationship with our environment do for us? This exhibition explores the connection between people, place and plants by local artists Lisa Philander, Jess Hirsch and Julie Reneé... Read more »
Exhibition Gallery Talk on Wednesday, September 4, at 6:30 p.m.
For more than a quarter of a century, Kansas City based collectors Sid and Terry Garrison avidly sought mid-century Scandinavian... Read more »
Don't miss seeing this extraordinary exhibition, on its first tour outside of Sweden, before it closes on Sunday, October. 28. The Vikings Begin features dozens of early Viking artifacts from boat... Read more »
Inspired by a shared interest in Vikings history (of all kinds) and elements related to Scandinavian culture, the local Vikings Museum shares one-of-a-kind objects from their extensive collection... Read more »
These sculptural installations by Danny Saathoff capture the steady change of time.
The exhibition is inspired by the shores of Lake Superior and the ways in which the lake is showing us how it is... Read more »
From March 6 to April 28, 2019, a five-meter-tall golden egg that is also a functional sauna will take residence in ASI’s outdoor courtyard. The piece, entitled Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström... Read more »