Tagged: Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

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...

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...

Vesterheim Presents “Sacred Symbols, Ceremonial Cloth”

DECORAH, Iowa — Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum presents the exhibition “Sacred Symbols, Ceremonial Cloth,” curated by artist and respected art historian Mary Kelly of Hilton Head, South Carolina. The exhibition will be on view in...

Vesterheim Presents an Exhibition of Contemporary Weaving

DECORAH, Iowa — Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum presents “Woven Women: Representations of the Female in Norwegian Weaving,” a juried exhibition of contemporary weaving. The exhibition will be on view free of charge in the museum’s...