Free Second Saturday – Show and Tell Dolls

Show and tell is for all ages! Bring a favorite doll (or photo) to show and tell about. We'll gather in the gallery and share our stories. Everyone is welcome....

FamilieTid: Music

Gather the family together and join celebrated Finnish musicians Soili Perkiö and Maija Karhinen for an hour of Scandinavian music. Soili and Maija return to us by popular demand after...

Vesterheim TVprat: Hjem Til Jul, Season 1

In a twist on Vesterheim's monthly bokprat discussions, join us in December for a discussion of the Norwegian television series Hjem til Jul with Dr. Maren Anderson Johnson! This rom-com...

Barnetimen Children’s Hour – December

Vesterheim welcomes preschoolers and their caregivers to Barnetimen Children’s Hour. Meet in the lobby of the museum’s Main Building to explore objects and stories in the museum’s collection and make...

Free Second Saturday – Film Showing

Visit Vesterheim to view A Dream of Milk and Honey, a stop-motion animated film about Norwegian immigration to the United States. The film is approximately 25 minutes long and tells...

Barnetimen Children’s Hour – January

Vesterheim welcomes preschoolers and their caregivers to Barnetimen Children’s Hour. Meet in the lobby of the museum’s Main Building to explore mittens and other warm winter clothing in the museum’s...

In Trunks, Hands, and Hearts

Join Sons of Norway Nidaros Lodge # 1-001 (west Minneapolis) and Vesterheim Collection Manager Jennifer Kovarik to explore the immigrant experience through stories associated with artifacts in Vesterheim’s collection. Between...

Barneløpet

Get outside and enjoy the winter at the annual Barneløpet, a non-competitive ski or walk event for the community’s youngest skiers, ages 3-13. The collaborative Vesterheim Museum and Sons of Norway event will be held at the Decorah Community Prairie at 10:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Skiers must provide their own skis.