After discovering that her ancestor arrived in America on May 17, 1899, Mary Jo Thorsheim researched what Syttende Mai celebrations were like in 1899.
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The tranquil calm of the harbor paintings by Norwegian artist Jonas Lie brings a refreshing breath of fresh air to these difficult times.
Pauline Fjelde is best known for creating Minnesota’s first state flag with her sister, but she left a greater legacy as a talented and versatile artist.
Mary Jo Thorsheim shares the story behind a Hardanger fiddle in Norway Art’s collection, once an essential part of traditional weddings in Western Norway.
Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art® dives into the story of an ornate mangle carved by a Norwegian sailor in 1789 for his beloved.
When we think of Monet, our thoughts naturally drift to Paris—but Norway? Explore a famous painting of Sandvika with Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art®.
Norway Art highlight the work of painters Karl Ouren and Axel Ender with stunning winter scenes that depict the northern landscape.
Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art in Minneapolis offers her insights on Bergen paintings from five different neighborhoods there.
Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art discusses painter Isak Ræfsnes and how his youth as a fisher boy in Western Norway informed his work.
Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art discusses the distinctive paintings of Hans Dahl, with special attention to “Arriving for a Celebration.”