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The History of Norwegian Sweaters

June 16 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The History of Norwegian Sweaters

June 16, 2022 | 6:30 p.m.

Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 2901 S Hwy 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Learn about the history of different types and styles of Norwegian sweaters, including Setesdal, Fana, Marius, and Olympic from textile expert and Vesterheim Chief Curator Laurann Gilbertson. Laurann will also discuss the symbolism behind some of the patterns and colors on sweaters made today.

This is an open meeting of the Grand Rapids Sons of Norway Lodge. Visitors wishing to attend should call lodge member Audrey Erdman at (612) 750-0690 to RSVP.

Vesterheim staff members can give presentations to cultural, community, and church groups on a variety of topics. Find more information about presentation options and how to schedule one for your group here.


June 16
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM