The sculpture, “Genesis, unge Olav”, by Finn Eirik Modahl, celebrates the origin of its home, Sarpsborg, Norway, and looks to the future.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, director of the Emigrant Museum near Hamar, discusses the often complex meaning of connecting to our heritage.
Daughters of Norway Valkyrien Lodge in Seattle is celebrating its 115th birthday, after being founded by a group of 30 women in 1905.
Only one staffed lighthouse remains in Norway—which happens to be at Lindesnes, the site of the very first one.
David Moe shares how his Sons of Norway lodge in Temecula, Calif., is bringing Norwegian heritage to the younger generation.
A replica of the 11th-century Baldishol tapestry, discovered in Hedmark county in 1879, is currently on display at Norway House in Minneapolis.
Photojournalist Ingerid Jordal opened her exhibit The American Dream of Norway at the Norwegian Emigrant Museum outside of Hamar on June 25.
Two areas in southern Norway annually celebrate their connection to the United States via emigration, with an Utvandrerfestival.
Lisa Ann Cooper, longtime resident of Norway, has worked tirelessly in both business and government to promote diversity and integration in the country.
Ron Loge spent years building an authentic stabbur in the mountains of western Montana, creating a true Norwegian-American family gathering place.