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.
What can we gain and what can we build without understanding context? ASI’s Benson Gallery transforms into a poetic research laboratory—a workspace that exhibits new works of author Ed Bok Lee, a... Read more »
Celebrate tradition while creating your own at ASI this winter. Explore contemporary holiday traditions and farm to table seasonal cuisine throughout the historic Turnblad Mansion in the beloved... Read more »
Testing the boundaries of glass as art form, Pull, Twist, Blow explores the evolution of glass-making in Sweden’s famed southeastern Smaland district, known as the “Kingdom of Crystal.” The region... Read more »
From Sweden’s Post Futuristic Society comes an exhibition that is equal parts contemporary art installation, memory wall, and kitsch overload. 1,200 sapling slices painted and decoupaged with... Read more »
The indigenous Sámi people of far northern Europe are explored and revealed through their own artwork and artifacts, and photographs of their traditionally nomadic lifestyle. This exhibit from... Read more »
Drawings and prints by Minneapolis artist Kurt Seaberg will be presented in the Osher Gallery in the Nelson Cultural Center, along with work by Seaberg's father, Albin Gert Seaberg, and Sami-inspired... Read more »