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ONLINE: Collection Connections: Gudbrandsdal Rosemaling from Past to Present

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Gudbrandsdal rosemalingShare your lunch break with Vesterheim Gold Medalist and rosemaling instructor, Pam Rucinski, joined by Vesterheim Collections Manager Jennifer Kovarik as they highlight the journey and shifts in the painting style of Gudbrandsdal rosemaling. Pam will share some examples from the collection. She will discuss how travel to Norway has influenced the work of contemporary Gudbrandsdal rosemalers. Pam will trace the impact Jakob Klukstad and other master artists, including woodcarvers, have had on rosemaling for over 300 years.

Collection Connections is a series of Vesterheim-hosted conversations between the museum’s collections staff and folk-art school instructors. Highlighting the incredible folk-art collection at Vesterheim, these conversations are also opportunities for you to stay connected with your folk-art community during this unpredictable time. Each gathering will highlight pieces from the collection as explained, interpreted, and appreciated by a master folk artist.

Supplies: A computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

Special Instructions: You will receive a link to the Zoom session by email sometime during the week prior to the class.

Registration Deadline: March 22, 2021. Register here.


March 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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