Dare to Dream: The Hjemkomst Saga

Hjemkomst Center 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN, United States

This permanent exhibit traces the building and sailing of the Hjemkomst, the Viking ship replica that sailed to Norway in 1982. A 12-minute video introduces the story of this historic event and the exhibit surrounds the ship with a 360-degree photo tour of the deck and artifacts from the voyage on display. Housed inside the … Continue reading "Dare to Dream: The Hjemkomst Saga"

$12

Hopperstad Stave Church Replica

Hjemkomst Center 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN, United States

Visit this life-size replica of the Hopperstad Stave Church that still stands in the village of Vik, Norway today. There are only four life-size stave church replicas in the United States. This one stands outside the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minn. Visitors can walk around it any time for free, but to see the glorious … Continue reading "Hopperstad Stave Church Replica"

$12

Democracy Center

Norway House 913 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Norway House's newspaper, The Norwegian American, has created a new gallery exhibit in the Joan and Walter Mondale Galleri at Norway House. The exhibit's inspiration stems from Editor-in-Chief Lori Ann Reinhall’s impressions from a recent visit to Norway’s Constitution Museum at Eidsvoll. Together, adults and children learn about the history of the 1814 Norwegian Constitution, … Continue reading "Democracy Center"

Free

Tuesday Open House Summer Seminar

Mindekirken 924 E. 21st St., Minnepolis, MN, United States

This year we are in preparation for the bicentennial for the 200th anniversary of the first organized group from Norway to North America. Some may not know that the Norwegians were great colonizers and have traveled many places in the world long before 1825 and the ship Restauration. This seminar will explore the arrivals beginning … Continue reading "Tuesday Open House Summer Seminar"

$25

Trådar/Threads

Hjemkomst Center 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN, United States

This exhibit presents two series of prints by Minnesota artist Amy Sands. The Bunad series is a set of 20 framed polymer photogravure prints of close-ups of the needlework on historic bunad at the Osterøy Museum in Norway; this set will be on display at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minn., Sept. 7, 2024 through … Continue reading "Trådar/Threads"

$12

Ski for Light Gala

Norway House 913 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, United States

A dinner and program celebrating Ski for Light's 50th anniversary. SFL patterned itself after the Norwegian Ridderrenn and teaches blind and mobility-impaired persons to cross country ski. Tickets will become available in late summer 2024. Stay tuned  for reservation information through the Norway House web site at https://www.norwayhouse.org/ Tickets are limited.

Ski for Light

Provo, Utah Provo, UT, United States

The 2025 Ski for Light International Week will be held from Sunday evening, January 26 through Sunday morning, February 2, 2025 in Provo, Utah. SFL is the sister organization in America to the Norwegian Ridderrenn. We teach blind and mobility paired persons to cross country ski and have taught thousands of individuals over its 50 … Continue reading "Ski for Light"