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.
Tilling the Past - Photographs by Hilma Ljung
July 15-October 20, 2017
Hilma Ljung lived on a farm in the small Swedish town of Svalöv. From 1908-1922, she used a 4 x 5 view camera to beautifully... Read more »
A to Zåäö: Exploring ASI’s Collection
The ASI welcomes Tara Sweeney and Nate Christopherson, a St. Paul-based mother and son creative team, who will illustrate a series of 29 objects from our... Read more »
Still Life: Karin Broos Exhibition
Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, October 29, 2017
The Still Life: Karin Broos solo exhibition of large-scale paintings at the American Swedish Institute is the U.S.... Read more »
Light Grey Art Lab – Iceland’s Huldufólk
Minneapolis’ Light Grey Art Lab’s Huldufólk exhibition celebrates the hidden folk, trolls and fairies, and the faces in the rocks, pools, smoking earth and... Read more »
Arts North - Selections from the 22nd Annual, Arts in Harmony-Arts North-Show, the 2017 International Juried Art Traveling Exhibition
The Arts North exhibition on display at the American Swedish... Read more »
Members of the multi-talented ASI Staff offer their own artistic interpretations of the 2017 theme Migration, Identity and Belonging.
Works represent mediums including photographs, sculpture,... Read more »
American Swedish Institute was thrilled to welcome Swedish visual artist Maria Bajt, who lives and works in Stockholm and Berlin, to Minneapolis earlier in the year to paint the backdrops and help... Read more »