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 is a popular juried competition with selected pieces annually on view at ASI, often including paintings, prints, drawings and photographs. The larger juried traveling show, modeled after... Read more »
The preview of Racism: In the Face of Hate We Resist, which is a part of the Textile Center's We Are the Story quilts series, is located on ASI's upper promenade in the Nelson Cultural Center outside... Read more »
Swedish Dads is a photography series that portraits 45 dads who belong to the relatively small percentage of Swedish men who choose to stay at home with their children for six months or longer.... Read more »
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... 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 »
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 »
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 »