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ONLINE: Rosemaling for Beginners

Rosemaling is Norway's traditional decorative folk painting that was used to decorate wooden items commonly used in daily life, such as ale bowls, stools, and chairs. Using stylized techniques made up of fantasy flowers,...

ONLINE: Book Talk with Arthur Herman

Join Norway House for a book talk with the Arthur Herman via Zoom as he discusses his newly published book, The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World.  Registration and cost: $5 General Admission...

Concert: Let Your Heart Sing

Nordia House 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland

Bjørn Heglie, beloved local Scandinavian folk singer, will take us all on a musical tour of folk songs of Scandinavia that will travel from early songs of sailors longing for home to children’s songs...

ONLINE: FamilieTid: Family Cook-Along with Nevada Berg!

Gather the family in the kitchen and get ready to cook along with celebrated food writer and author Nevada Berg from North Wild Kitchen! Learn how to make one of her family's favorite Norwegian recipes...

ONLINE: Virtual Nordic Talks: Finding Solutions to Food Waste

The National Nordic Museum will host a series of Nordic Talks, sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers, focused on the theme of food security and sustainability. During these talks, leading innovators and advocates...

ONLINE: Unraveling the Knot Basket: Investigating the Scandinavian Knutkorg

Jane Laurence and Fred Livesay team up to examine a unique basket construction called Knutkorg (knot baskets), which were often decorated and used as special Sendingskorg (visiting baskets). Using artifacts from the Vesterheim collection; the Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish...

ONLINE: Knitting Selbu Mittens

Dating back to 1857, Selbu mittens are one of the most iconic Norwegian garments. They have existed as currency, as souvenirs, and as a source of financial independence for women who had few options....

ONLINE: Sharing Your Family History

This class focuses on several ways to share family history. Topics covered will include writing and publishing, social media, and ideas for engaging younger generations. Register on the Norwegian American Genealogical Center website or call (608)...

$100

ONLINE: Virtual Studio Visit with Allyce Wood

This studio visit showcases the work and workspace of visual artist, Allyce Wood. Join the National Nordic Museum online for a special tour of Wood's studio, located in the Miller Studio Collective in Georgetown,...

ONLINE: New Nordic Harvest Supper

Join food historian and cookbook author Patrice Johnson for this seasonal cook-along! During this class, you'll prepare a New Nordic supper in your own kitchen as Patrice guides you using seasonal ingredients. The menu will...

ONLINE: FamilieTid: Paper Cutting with Torben Jarstrøm Clausen!

Join celebrated Danish paper cutting artist Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen in a family-friendly event. Exploring the artwork of renowned storyteller Hans Christian Andersen, hear about Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen’s own journey to becoming a paper cutting...

ONLINE: Introduction to Nordic Genealogy

This online series presents genealogical resources and techniques, starting with facts from your personal experience and your family’s history. Research into documentary evidence moves from America into Scandinavia, practicing with the old languages. In...