Tagged: Rosemaling

No troll stories here

Book review: Norwegian Trolls & Rosemaling Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour Okay, I admit it: when I first noticed the title and then the cover of this book, I was hooked on the idea...

A rose-painted Christmas story

Larrie Wanberg Features Editor It’s magical to see the sparkle and wonderment in the eyes of my children of preschool age when I view a home movie taken 52 years ago, now digitized, of...

Sharing Norwegian traditions

Lise Lorentzen’s rosemaling exhibit Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Norwegians have wonderful traditions; why keep them to ourselves? It is wonderful when we can share those traditions with new audiences, as Lise Lorentzen did in...

Rosemaling for all

Joan and Thor Dahl share their love of Norwegian folk art with the world The first time Joan Dahl was exposed to Rosemaling while in Norway, the art did not appeal to her. Which...

Karen Hankee earns her Gold Medal in Rosemaling

It’s took almost 30 years of rosemaling and plenty of patience, but Karen Hankee of rural Westby, WI finally earned her Vesterheim Gold Medal after compiling enough Blue Ribbon points during the Vesterheim Norwegian-American...

Travel to Norway with Vesterheim in 2010

For more than 30 years, Vesterheim has been providing exciting and educational tours to Norway. These tours offer unique opportunities based on the museum’s ties and relationships with the artists and institutions of Norway....

Artists win national woodworking contest

Mark Staples, Star Prairie, won a white ribbon in woodworking from Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum’s “National Exhibition of Folk Art in the Norwegian Tradition.” Also, David Fowler, New Richmond, won an honorable mention award in woodworking...

Welcome to the 25th annual ScanFest in NJ

Vasa Park at Budd Lake, NJ, rustic with its majestic trees and rolling hills, is home to the 25th annual ScanFest festival, the largest Scandinavian celebration in the northeast. The event, that will take...