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Hands-on Cultural Learning

The American Swedish Institute offers a range of resources for learning about Nordic and Nordic American art, craft, and culture.

Swedish Word of the Week

att påta

(ahtt POH-tah)

To putter

Under våren och sommaren är det roligt att påta i trädgården. In the spring and summer it’s nice to spend time puttering in the garden.

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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Museum Collections

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

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