Event Series Free Second Saturday

Free Second Saturday

Vesterheim offers free admission the second Saturday of every month. Come and enjoy the museum! Special exhibits open are listed here. There's always something new! Free Second Saturdays are supported...

FamilieTid: Nordic Songs Through the Years

Have the whole family come together and learn some Norwegian songs. Singer, Norwegian language instructor, and youth educator, Eddy Galstad will lead the family in learning songs from "way back...

Bokprat: Unto A Good Land by Vilhelm Moberg

Dr. Maren Johnson, Luther College’s Associate Professor of Nordic Studies and Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies Director, facilitates a regular bokprat, discussing Scandinavian authors and Scandinavian life. The May bokprat features Vilhelm Moberg's...

Syttende Mai

Celebrate Syttende Mai with Vesterheim!

In Trunks, Hands, and Hearts Presentation

As part of the Westby Syttende Mai celebration, Vesterheim Collection Manager Jennifer Kovarik will explore the immigrant experience through stories associated with artifacts in Vesterheim’s collection. Between 1825 and 1980,...

Scandinavian Modern Design in Norway

Join Sons of Norway - Des Moines, Iowa, Marsteinen Lodge 1-596 for this online presentation with Vesterheim Chief Curator Laurann Gilbertson! Norway’s contributions to the Scandinavian Modern Design movement were...