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The 5th Anniversary Gingerbread Wonderland - 2019
Nov
15
to Jan 5

The 5th Anniversary Gingerbread Wonderland - 2019

Together with families, friends, and neighbors, young and old, Norway House’s annual signature Holiday tradition Gingerbread Wonderland returns to the Galleri for its 5th anniversary!

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VESSEL: Ceramic Art by Michael Geertsen and Morten Løbner Espersen
Jan
25
to Mar 10

VESSEL: Ceramic Art by Michael Geertsen and Morten Løbner Espersen

The first presentation in the Gallery at Norway House this year features two contemporary Danish ceramic artists, Michael Geertsen and Morten Løbner Espersen in tandem with Minnesota woodcarver, Mike Loeffler. These works offer an opportunity for Norway House audiences to explore how familiar objects - like vases, pitchers, and plates - can be re-imagined in creative ways, illustrating an infinite variety of possibilities, all within the theme of “Vessel.”

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Gallery Reception with artist, Christopher Sorenson
Dec
21
6:00 PM18:00

Gallery Reception with artist, Christopher Sorenson

A reception in celebration of Christopher Sorenson’s showcase, “Tradition Reinterpreted,” at Norway House will be held on Friday, December 21st at 6:00pm. Meet the artist, and enjoy light refreshments in the Coltvet room. There is no cost to attend, though we do appreciate your RSVP. Follow the link below to RSVP and learn more.

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Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit

Beginning Bracelet Beginners will explore the traditional jewelry techniques of triple braiding, coiled pewter wire, and sewing the finished braid to a softened reindeer hide strip. A reindeer antler button finishes off the bracelet. Advanced students will try new weaving patterns.
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Vesterheim Nordic Celebration & Marketplace
Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Vesterheim Nordic Celebration & Marketplace

Celebrate Norwegian heritage at Vesterheim’s annual Nordic Celebration and Marketplace featuring Nordic vendors with wonderful Scandinavian items for sale, demonstrations from skilled folk artists, scholarly chats, delicious treats, and more. The marketplace concludes with a delectable meal and a program.

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Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit
Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit

Liz Bucheit teaches a traditional Sámi jewelry class incorporates elements of the northern landscape – softened reindeer leather, braided pewter wire and sculpted antler. 

Liz Bucheit is the award-winning goldsmith and jeweler of Crown Trout Jewelry in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Liz holds a Master's degree in metalworking and jewelry from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. She has trained in traditional jewelry techniques in Ireland and Norway.

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