Media Kit

We are happy to provide Vesterheim information for the media and other Vesterheim projects.

There is always a lot happening at Vesterheim and the Communications and Marketing department is here to help. Fill out the form below if you have further questions or requests, or would like to set up an interview with Vesterheim staff.

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Vesterheim Information

Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds to engage in the conversation of the American immigrant journey through the lens of the Norwegian-American experience, and to participate in the continual evolution of traditional folk art as it meets new influences. Vesterheim offers innovative and interactive exhibits, classes, and programs, both at the dynamic campus and park in scenic Decorah, Iowa, and online at and Vesterheim social media.

Check out the blog here.

Vesterheim Commons is Open.

Click here to find out more about this new facility.

View images of the public opening dedication and a video of the opening remarks here.

A basic Word document introduction to Vesterheim is available here!

Find more details on our website here.

Learn about visiting the museum here.

History and details about Vesterheim Folk Art School are available here.

Find information about Vesterheim Commons and the Strong Roots | Bold Future, The Campaign to Grow Vesterheim here.

Be sure to check out the Museum Store here.

This PDF document shares Vesterheim statistics and important facts.

Read a detailed history of Vesterheim with information about the 12 historic buildings in Heritage Park in this Word document.

Find more details on our website here.

Learn more about Vesterheim’s exhibitions, including complete history about Heritage Park on our website here.

Photo Use

The images on this site may be used only for non-commercial editorial press purposes in conjunction with Vesterheim’s current exhibitions, programs, and news announcements.

Images must be reproduced with notice of attribution, and the party reproducing the images may not distort, mutilate, or otherwise modify the images. Any other use of these images requires the museum’s express written permission. Contact us for information about commercial photo use fees.