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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 […]

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, […]

OH: Seeking Sisu: From Finland, With Love

An exhibition by Gwen Putz, a printmaking student exploring her family's Finnish/Karelian heritage. It is a part of the Cleveland Institute of Art Creativity Works program. Check with the museum […]

MI: Ryijy Weaving Workshop

Jutila Center Hancock, MI

Learn how to weave a Finnish ryijy rug! With their plush, textured surface made from tufts of yarn, they’re as enjoyable to touch as they are to view. Students will […]

MI: Midsummer Jouhikko Gathering

Finnish American Heritage Center

Learn to play the jouhikko stringed insturment and build your own bow at the Midsummer Jouhikko Gathering in Hancock. See link below for schedule and details.

MN: Scandinavian Festival

Hjemkomst Center Moorhead, MN, United States

Celebrate Nordic heritage with food, music, artists, Viking encampment and more!

OR: Astoria Midsummer Festival

Clatsop County Fairgrounds Astoria, OR, United States

The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival embodies the rich cultural heritage that was transplanted to the region by emigrants from the Nordic lands. Enjoy more than a dozen Nordic musical, dance, […]

MI: Juhannus

Finnish Cultural Center Farmington Hills, Michigan

Celebrate summer and enjoy a cookout, music, strawberry shortcake,  kokko and the gardens at the Finnish Center.

WA: Tuomo & Markus Concert

National Nordic Museum Seattle, Washington

In Seattle: Founded by acclaimed Finnish soul/jazz artist Tuomo Prättälä and singer/songwriter Markus Nordenstreng of The Latebirds, Tuomo & Markus' harmonious music has been described as Nordic Americana and folk […]