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WA: Marimekko, With Love

Friday, March 10 - Sunday, July 9
Nordic Heritage Museum Seattle, WA United States

An exhibition of landmark fabrics and fashions created by pioneering designers at Finland's Marimekko, from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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OR: My Paradise and Climate Change Exhibits

Wednesday, March 15 - Thursday, June 15
Nordia House Portland, OR United States

My Paradise: Summer Villas by Famous Finnish Architects, 1880’s-1960’s is a photographic exhibit by Jari Jetsonen that focuses on the summer villas of famous Finnish architects throughout the 20th century. It will be paired with Interpreting Climate Change, an exhibit of Finnish artist Inka Juslin's paintings and photography.    

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CT: Sisu and Creativity Exhibition

Tuesday, March 21 - Saturday, May 6
Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT United States

The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) is partnering with the Finnish American Heritage Society (FAHS) based in Canterbury, CT to present art works, images, and documentation of the community’s history from the FAHS archives, one of the largest Finnish collections in the country. "Sisu and Creativity: Finnish American Heritage in Connecticut" explores Finnish history in Connecticut …

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NY: Helene Schjerfbeck & Contemporaries Exhibition

Monday, April 24 - Tuesday, October 3
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave.
New York, NY United States

Independent Visions: Helene Schjerfbeck and Her Contemporaries, from the Collection of Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery, an exhibition presenting fifty-five works by four celebrated Finnish artists. The exhibition highlights the pioneering role of these artists at the end of the 19th century and in the early decades of the 20th: Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946), Sigrid Schauman (1877–1979), …

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NY: fashion after Fashion

Thursday, April 27 - Sunday, August 6
Museum of Arts and Design New York, NY United States

fashion after Fashion exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design features commissioned works by Helsinki-based ensæmble and SSAW Magazine, New York-based Eckhaus Latta, Lucy Jones and Ryohei Kawanishi, and Copenhagen-based Henrik Vibskov. A project of the Museum of Arts and Design, the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, and Parsons School of Design, New School, New York.

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1:00 pm

FL: Vappu Picnic

Sunday, April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
C.B. Smith Park Pembroke Pines, FL United States

Celebrate spring and Suomi 100 at this Finnish Vappu with socializing and fun activities for the kids. Bring your own picnic basket.

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3:00 pm

OR: Vappu

Sunday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nordic Northwest’s Fogelbo, 8800 SW Oleson
Portland, OR United States

In Finland, it's Vappu; in Sweden it's Valborg; and in Germany, it's Walpurgisnacht.  Regardless of what you call it, April 30 is a day of celebration in the Nordic countries and Europe, and we hope you will join us for our own mini-celebration on the grounds at Fogelbo for food, drink and good company. Please come out to …

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CT: Love Songs in Spring

Sunday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Finnish Hall Canterbury, CT United States

Enjoy Finnish love songs and American favorites with Hannu Makipuro, "the singing barber," and special guest musicians at the Finnish Hall in Canterbury.

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5:00 pm

CA: Ida Elina in Concert

Sunday, April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hall of Nations, Balboa Park San Diego, CA United States

Modern kantele concert by Finnish artist Ida Elina at the Hall of Nations, Balboa Park, San Diego. Co-sponsored by the House of Finland of San Diego, she is touring the U.S. as part of the Finlandia Foundation National FInland 100 Music Program. This is a Finlandia Foundation Finland 100 Signature Event.

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