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A Gathering Place for All

The American Swedish Institute is a vibrant arts and cultural organization that engages locally and connects globally. With a campus including the historic Turnblad Mansion and the Nelson Cultural Center, ASI uses its resources to be a valuable community asset and integral partner.


“Thank you for all you do at the American Swedish Institute. You spark and satisfy my curiosity, and help me be a better person.”

— Karen Bieschke

ASI Member

“Great museum, great programs and exhibits”

— Larry Opseth

ASI Member

“I’m a member of ASI now with my grandmother and going to the events and taking Swedish language classes has been an amazing way to connect with her!”

— Kiersten Shea

ASI Member

The ASI team

Board & Staff

Meet ASI’s Board of Trustees and staff.

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Meet the teaching artists and language professionals that lead ASI’s programs and educational activities.

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Learn more about getting involved at ASI and the many volunteering opportunities.

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Careers at ASI

Explore ASI’s employment and internship opportunities.

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Scholarships & Grants

From teaching tools grants to funds for study abroad, view and apply ASI’s scholarships and special funds.

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