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WA: Nordic Utopia?

National Nordic Museum Seattle, Washington

"Nordic Utopia? African Americans in the 20th Century," illuminates the untold story of African American visual and performing artists who sought new possibilities, inspiration, and environments in the Nordic countries as an alternative to Paris. This exhibition is the first comprehensive examination of this topic. On June 13: Howard Smith: African American Artist in Finland […]

ME: Vaino Kola Art Exhibit

Zillman Art Museum Bangor, Maine

Living Here Feels Like I am In My Homeland, Finland features paintings and works on paper by Finnish-born artist Vaino Kola. After serving as a professor at Wheaton College in Massachusetts […]

OR: Tree People/Puiden Kansa

World Forestry Center Portland, OR

World Forestry Center presents Tree People, an exhibition by Finnish photographers Ritva Kovalainen and Sanni Seppo. This exhibition braids forest mythology with an almost forgotten treasure trove of customs and beliefs, portraying the sacred connection between people and trees in Finnish folk culture. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

ONLINE: Nordic Book Club

Discuss "Fishing for the Little Pike" by Juhani Karila. Translator Lola Rogers will be present as a special guest for a discussion of Finnish author Juhani Karila’s English-language debut novel. Register at link below.  

MI: Aura Jamboree

Aura Community Hall Aura , MI, United States

Get ready to tap your toes to traditional Finnish and grassroots acoustic music. The event takes place at the Aura Hall on Friday-Saturday with a performance on Thursday in nearby L'Anse.

ME: Finn Hall Dance

Monson Finn Hall Monson, ME, United States

The Monson Finn Dance features Alexandra Bennett and friends

MI: Annual Picnic

Finnish Cultural Center Farmington Hills, Michigan

Enjoy the food and festivities at the second annual gathering.

MN: FinnFest USA

DECC Duluth, Minnesota

Celebrating Finland through lectures, music, films, tours, exhibits, tori marketplace and much more!

MN: Young & Finnspired

Hoops Brewing Duluth

Young professionals are invited to a Young & Finnspired: networking event at Hoops Brewing hosted by the FFN Young Leaders Board during FinnFest in Duluth. Enjoy an evening of networking, […]

MN: Performer of the Year Miska Kajanus

DECC Duluth, Minnesota

As part of FinnFest in Duluth, actor, comedian, musician and filmmaker Miska Kajanus presents his comedic monologue "My Immigrant Story" about his journey from Finland to Los Angeles.