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Become a Member of ASI Today!

Experience everything the American Swedish Institute has to offer – become a member today!

Members receive great benefits all year long, including year-round free admission, a 10% discount in the Store and reduced prices on events and classes.

As an ASI member, you join a community that values engaging with others locally and connecting globally. From sharing stories about the immigrant experience to exploring the historic Turnblad’s Mansion, to discovering art, handcraft and cultural traditions old and new, you help us offer opportunities for people to connect their pasts to a shared future.

Your membership also provide critical support to the many exhibitions, programs, and events that bring our mission to life throughout the year. Join today and make ASI a gathering place for you, your friends and family, and for all.

 

"We have been members a few years now, and between the numerous events, classes and dining experiences we've attended there, we can't say enough wonderful things about ASI. Keep up the incredible curating! " – Jenna Schwartzhoff, ASI Member

All ASI members receive:

  • Free admission to the Turnblad Mansion during open hours
  • 10% discount at the ASI Museum Store
  • Subscription to the printed Posten Magazine and a monthly email of our online newsletter, Klipp!
  • Free admission to ASI's annual Midsommar celebration in June.
  • Free or discounted admission to select films, lectures, concerts, dinners and special events
  • Reduced tuition for select classes and workshops
  • Free use of library and archives

PLUS Reciprocal admission privileges to these and other organizations in the United States and Sweden. See attached ROAM list for complete information.

  • Swedish American Museum (Chicago, IL)
  • Gammelgården (Scandia, MN)
  • American Swedish Historical Museum (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Nordic Heritage Museum (Seattle, WA)
  • Erlander Home Museum (Rockford, IL)
  • Carl Larsson-gården (Sundborn, Sweden)
  • Dalarnas Museum (Falun, Sweden)

Basic membership levels

Full-time student (under 26)—$25
Individual—$50
Individual Plus—$60
Includes one adult member and one free guest admission per visit
Dual—$65
Includes two named adult members
Household—$75
Includes two adults and all children ages 18 and under living in the household
Non-resident household (must live over 50 miles from the Twin Cities)—$50
Includes two adults and all children ages 18 and under living in the household

Contributing membership levels

All contributing level memberships include two adults and all children under 18 living in the same household, plus one free guest admission per visit.

Supporter—$125

  • Includes four free guest passes

Non-resident Contributor (must live over 50 miles from the Twin Cities)—$200

  • Includes four free guest passes
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at hundreds of participating ROAM institutions

Patron—$250

  • Includes four free guest passes
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at hundreds of participating ROAM institutions
  • One free gift household membership for friends and family

Linnaeus—$500

  • Includes four free guest passes
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at hundreds of participating ROAM institutions
  • One free gift household membership for friends and family
  • Recognition in annual report

Three Crowns—$1000

  • Includes four free guest passes
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at hundreds of participating ROAM institutions
  • One free gift household membership for friends and family
  • Recognition in annual report
  • Behind-the-scenes tour for four people

Life—$3000

  • Includes four free guest passes
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at hundreds of participating ROAM institutions
  • One free gift household membership for friends and family
  • Recognition in annual report
  • Behind-the-scenes tour for four people
  • Name listed on the Life Member Recognition Board
  • Bruce Karstadt welcome visitors to ASI
    Bruce Karstadt, ASI President/CEO welcomes visitors to ASI.
  • Crowd at Liquid Music
    Crowd at Liquid Music
  • Midsommer is free for Members and brings families together.
    Midsommer is free for Members and brings families together.
  • Get to know ASI through Cocktails at the Castle.
    Get to know ASI through Cocktails at the Castle.
  • Listening to Liquid Music
    A good evening to listen to music.
  • Couple under the red umbrella
    Happy under a red umbrella
  • Swedish Room 2016
    Swedish Holiday Room 2016
  • Mike & Debbie Mierkiewicz
    Mike & Debbie Mierkiewicz Celebrate their 21st Anniversary on an ASI Glögg Tour