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Learn with ASI

The American Swedish Institute is a resource for learning about Sweden and Swedish-American culture and heritage, Scandinavian folk arts and culture, the Turnblad Family, and contemporary Swedish art and culture. Learn more through an ASI program, or through these helpful resources.

Swedish Word of the Week

Ingen ko på isen

(in-ghen co paw ee-sen)

A Swede’s way of saying “no worries”, this phrase translates literally to “no cow on the ice”.

Swedish and Swedish-American Culture

Explore content about Swedish and Swedish-American culture on ASI’s blog.

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Meet the Turnblad Family

Learn more about Swan, Christina and Lillian Turnblad, the original owners of ASI’s Turnblad Mansion.

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Access ASI’s Collections at Home

ASI’s  library, archives, and object collections support the work of the museum as well as provide resources for scholarly research into to Swedish and Swedish-American culture and history.

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