Category: Arts

mangle

An ultimate valentine

Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art® dives into the story of an ornate mangle carved by a Norwegian sailor in 1789 for his beloved.

Monet Sandvika

The French connection

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®.

Nordic wine in English wineskins

William Halverson announces a first-of-its-kind collection of Edvard Grieg songs in English, with notes on the challenge of translation.

The Sunlit Night

The Sunlit Night

John Smisted reviews the film The Sunlit Night, written by Rebecca Dinerstein, an American poet who spent time in the Lofoten islands.

A pictorial journey in Bergen

Bergen-based artist Marianne Skjelbred takes the readers of The Norwegian American on a pictorial journey of her hometown.