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.
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 »
Flat plane figure carving, capturing many folkloric personalities in wood, is a Nordic art medium embodying a range of social, societal and cultural narratives.
The Stories They Told is an exhibition... Read more »
Through a collaboration with Green Card Voices, a Minneapolis-based non-profit organization, ASI has created an exhibition that uses video storytelling to present seven experiences of contemporary... 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 »
101 Bowls, as part ot the multi-part CraftBOWL exhibition exploring American Swedish Institute's 2018 theme The Handmade, is an ambitious, wildly creative and one-of-a-kind collection of local and... Read more »
Where the Children Sleep is a featured exhibition in ASI's 2017 Migration, Identity and Belonging programming.
Please accept our invitation to visit ASI on Wednesdays during February, when we are... Read more »
The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden in Minneapolis, established in 1907, was America’s first public wildflower garden.
The garden is the inspiration for Florilegia—a collection of botanical drawings... Read more »