Calendar

Month Week Day
Cultural Events
Sunday, Apr. 21, 1:00 pm.
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Scandinavian Jam, where we practice what we teach. Enjoy an afternoon of traditional roots music. We teach by ear, review and share tunes. We take suggestions and love meeting new people; it's a very friendly group! ...

Exhibit Events
Sunday, Apr. 21, 4:00 pm.
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Museum Members are invited to the Museum to reflect with us on 2023 and help plan for more of 2024. Fika will be served. Members only. Thank you for your support! ...

Family Events
Thursday, Apr. 25, 2:00 pm.
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Join us in the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration for a story and craft on the last Thursday of the month. In April we will read The Boy and the Tree, written by Maria Ribbing Cornell and illustrated by Nicholas Cornell. All ages are welcome to attend with a caregiver for this free (with admissi...

Genealogy Events
Saturday, Apr. 27, 10:00 am.
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Delve into ancestry and history at one of our Genealogy sessions. In April, Marie Thourson will be discussing the Great Chicago Fire. In October 1871, roughly 10,000 Swedish immigrants were living in Chicago. Half of them clustered in the neighborhood around Chicago Avenue, known as “Swede Town,”...

Online event
Saturday, Apr. 27, 2:00 pm.
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The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries that can be bought in the Museum Store. In April we will be discussing Forty Days Without Shadow by Olivier Truc. Three groups of citizens with conflicting goals reside in a north Norwegian town where the first sunrise is abo...

Family Events
Sunday, Apr. 28, 2:00 pm.
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A kid-friendly event in honor of our upcoming permanent exhibit, We Are America. ...

Exhibit Events
Sunday, Apr. 28, 3:00 pm.
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This event will take place at the Museum in the Wallenberg Gallery, where Verna's exhibit is displayed. In researching her father’s immigrant journey from the Swedish area of Finland, Verna Todd came across some curious phenomena. Join her in exploring not only bomarks and gasps, but the Crusade...