Tagged: Vesterheim

Vesterheim Hires New Director of Development

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum announces the hiring of Arlan C. Quandahl of Monona, Iowa, as the museum’s new Director of Development Quandahl’s background is in market development, management, and sales. He also has worked in...

Steven Johnson named Vesterheim’s Executive Director

Decorah, Iowa—The Board of Trustees of Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum has named Steven Johnson, Decorah, Iowa, as Executive Director of its world-class ethnic museum effective November 1. Johnson has been associated with the museum for...

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...

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...

Nordic Fest at Vesterheim

DECORAH, Iowa— Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum will be bustling with activity during Decorah’s 43rd Annual Nordic Fest, which kicks off with opening ceremonies on Thursday evening, July 23, and runs through Saturday, July 25. Vesterheim...

Humanities Iowa awards $5,000 to Vesterheim Museum

Humanities Iowa (HI), the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, awarded $5,000 to the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah for a program titled “Sacred Symbols, Ceremonial Cloth.”  The grant was one...

Celebrate Syttende Mai with Vesterheim Museum

DECORAH, Iowa — Celebrate Syttende Mai, Norway’s “Constitution Day,” at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, with free museum admission on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday May 17. On Saturday May 16, there will be a children’s...