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.
Manuscript: ASI Staff Art Exhibition
March 10 – April 1, 2018
This year's American Swedish Institute Staff Art Exhibition explores the 2018 theme, The Handmade, through a variety of mediums. Many... Read more »
Presented as part of the CraftBOWL exhibition during the American Swedish Institute's 2018 year of The Handmade
Saturday, January 20 - Sunday, April 8, 2018
Read this recent article about... Read more »
Community Gallery Installation - Lake Country Pastel Society
December 19 – January 27 - Lake Country Pastel Society’s Board of Director’s and Award Winners Exhibition
January 27 – March 4: Lake... Read more »
Meet Ulla the Baker!
In Ulla the Baker and Ulla the Baker Goes Skiing, Anders Suneson’s cheerful, illustrated children’s books, families are transported to winter in Östersund, Sweden. Here we meet... Read more »
Skål! Scandinavian Spirits
November 11, 2017 – January 7, 2018
This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark,... Read more »
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 »