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Madison Friends of Vesterheim

March 28, 2020 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Madison Friends of Vesterheim

March 28, 2020 | 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave., Madison, Wisconsin

This event has been canceled. Vesterheim is closed through April 13 due to the COVID-19 virus. Find more info and updates here.

Enjoy an afternoon featuring a visual tour of the Favorite Things exhibit, and a very special midday meal of smørbrød (open-faced sandwiches) and specialty cakes. New this year—shopping at the Vesterheim Museum Store!

Social Time – 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Come early to socialize, browse the Vesterheim Museum Store pop-up shop, and enjoy special music by Ladies of the Fjord.

Program – 3:15 p.m.
Favorite Things
From Viking Swords to Spinning Wheels
Vesterheim’s Zach Row-Heyveld will share images and stories of rarely-seen objects currently on display in the Favorite Things exhibit. He will also provide insight into how museums collect, preserve, and give access to these treasured objects.

Middag – 3:45 p.m.
Featuring smørbrød, fruit, cake, and coffee.

Bunader and Norwegian sweaters encouraged!

Advance reservations only.
By March 20: $35
After March 20: $45

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Anna Runestad at 563-382-9681, ext. 107,  or by email at arunestad@vesterheim.org.


March 28, 2020
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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