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Discover Sweden

Let Discover Sweden at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis take you to Sweden this summer! This exhibit and its related programs present an up-close look at life in contemporary Sweden. Inspiring samples of today’s Swedish culture, design, food, city life, and nature are on exhibit and open for experiencing. Visit the exhibition in Minneapolis from June 3 to September 27, 2009.

  • Swedish design from Studioglas Strömbergshyttan

Swedish design from Studioglas Strömbergshyttan

Discover Sweden offers an especially rich armchair travel experience. The exhibit invites you to explore Sweden’s natural beauty, technical excellence, and cultural vitality. Besides a quick trip through Sweden’s rich history, the exhibit takes you from the north’s tundra through the vast central forests to the southern coastlines. Along the way, you experience the design, engineering, music, and traditions that have made the 9 million contemporary Swedes so visible on the world stage.

The exhibit has been on display in Washington DC at the House of Sweden but have now moved to Minneapolis to make sure that more people can enjoy and Discover Sweden.

FOUR flower vase, designed by Matti Klenell

Swedish design

Swedish design is famous around the world for marrying form and function in furniture, interior decoration, clothes and household objects.

Herman Lindqvist, Author, Sweden

A voyage through centuries

Welcome to my home country - a voyage through centuries! Herman Lindqvist, Author, Sweden.

Europe's Wilderness Paradise

Welcome to my home country and Sweden´s Wilderness Paradise! Lennart Pittja, Pathfinder, Lapland.

Gert Wingårdh, Architect, West Sweden.

Culture Breaks

"Welcome to my home country and the cultural region of West Sweden!" Gert Wingårdh, Architect, West Sweden.

Tina Nordström, Chef, Skåne

Gastronomic Sweden

"Welcome to my home country and the culinary region of Skåne in Southern Sweden!" Tina Nordström, Chef, Skåne

Annika Sorenstam, Golf Pro, Stockholm

Stockholm welcomes you!

"Welcome to my home town - Stockholm!" Annika Sorenstam, Golf Pro, Stockholm

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