Skål! Scandinavian Spirits
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Presented by Aalborg and Linie Aquavits
Denmark, Norway and Sweden share a “spirited” tradition of enjoying beer and aquavit – sometimes together, sometimes separately. This exhibition explores the cultural history of these beverages, follows those drinking traditions to Scandinavian-American communities, and answers questions like “What IS aquavit, anyway?” and “How do you ‘skål’ correctly?” Fun, informative, and engaging, this exhibition will travel to Scandinavian museums across the United States between 2015 and 2018.
This exhibition is developed in partnership with other Scandinavian-American museums, and will travel across the United States.
The national tour includes the following venues:
|Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, Iowa||April 24 – October 25, 2015|
|Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle||Dec 11, 2015 – Feb 28, 2016|
|Swedish American Museum, Chicago||April 1 – June 19, 2016|
|Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Iowa||August 12 – December 31, 2016|
|American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia||January 28 – September 17, 2017|
|American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis||Nov.11, 2017 – Jan. 8, 2018|
|Hjemkomst Heritage Center, Moorhead, Minnesota||June 30 – October 8, 2018|
|City of Greeley Museums, Greeley, Colorado||February 2 - July 20, 2019|
This national traveling exhibition is made possible through the generosity of:
American Swedish Historical Museum - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Albert Victor Ravenholt Fund - Seattle, Washington
The American-Scandinavian Foundation - New York, New York
A banner version of this exhibition is also available to borrow, consisting of 10 pop-up banners. To learn more or make a reservation, contact Tova Brandt at firstname.lastname@example.org.