Photojournalist Ingerid Jordal opened her exhibit The American Dream of Norway at the Norwegian Emigrant Museum outside of Hamar on June 25.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
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.
Vesterheim’s Laurann Gilbertson reflects on Maihaugen founder Anders Sandvig’s important role in preserving Norwegian heritage on both sides of the Atlantic.
Binkhaven, in Door County, Wis., is a remarkable home rich with rosemaling done by some of the art’s greatest practitioners.
John Alan Reese reflects on the ongoing movement against systemic racism in the U.S. as a former police officer, inactive U.S. Marine, and immigrant to Norway.
Terje Birkedal discusses the history of Norway’s boom-and-bust dependence on cod and herring populations over the centuries, affecting both culture and economy.
In loving memory of Ivar Reiten, fixture of the Norwegian-American and fishing communities in the Puget Sound region and along the Pacific coast.
Vesterheim Musuem in Decorah, Iowa, announces plans for the transformation of its open-air division into Vesterheim Heritage Park.