Syttende Mai is the day Norway ratified its constitution in 1814 and Norwegians celebrate the day with excited crowds. Vesterheim's celebration includes family events and an online presentation from Norway, which can be watched from the comfort of home or together with others at the museum.
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Community Apr. 1, 2022 6:00 am
Artist Carl Homstad continues online virtual tours and live question and answer sessions on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in connection with the exhibition “An Artist’s Journey: Carl Homstad, 50 Years” at Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School. The free event requires pre-registration; sign up at Vesterheim’s website.
Community Feb. 23, 2022 6:00 am
Join artist Carl Homstad for virtual tours and live question and answer sessions online with Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, in connection with the Vesterheim exhibition “An Artist’s Journey: Carl Homstad, 50 Years.” The events through Zoom are March 1, April 5 and May 10 and registration is required.
Community Jan. 11, 2022 6:00 am
Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, welcomes everyone to join an online presentation “An Innovator Abroad” by guest Rick Steves on Sunday at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Register for the event through Vesterheim’s website.
Community Dec. 1, 2021 6:00 am
Kick off the holiday season with a Norwegian Christmas Celebration at Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Community Nov. 29, 2021 6:00 am
The Decorah-based Foot-Notes band and Vesterheim Museum are hosting a YouTube watch party on Tuesday of their recorded concert of music found in the notebooks of Norwegian immigrant musician Johan Arndt Mostad, who arrived in Iowa as an adult in 1869 and was a popular performer for local dances and house parties.
Community Nov. 8, 2021 6:00 am
The lecture series brings together some of the most creative and inspiring Norwegian-American leaders, thinkers and artists working today. The exhibit celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of Norwegian immigrants and their descendants in America.
Community Oct. 13, 2021 6:00 am
This free family event will take place outside on Vesterheim’s campus with the opportunity to view the gallery exhibit, “Innovators & Inventors,” inside the Main Building.