Edvard Grieg’s music helped define Norwegian national identity after Norway’s independence. Decades later, the Nazis tried to take advantage of it.
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.
As we see signs that the long winter of the coronavirus may be coming to an end, we may find solace in Grieg’s composition “Våren.”
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 has compiled a year of Norway Art columns, available just in time for Christmas.
William Halverson announces a first-of-its-kind collection of Edvard Grieg songs in English, with notes on the challenge of translation.
John Smisted reviews the film The Sunlit Night, written by Rebecca Dinerstein, an American poet who spent time in the Lofoten islands.
Seattle gave tribute to Bergen’s 950th birthday with a concert featuring Grieg and Grieg-inspired music at Seattle’s National Nordic Museum.