Visit a place where history comes alive
and contemporary artists and community activities are celebrated with vibrant exhibits
and events. Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating since its founding
in 1980, the Nordic Heritage Museum is the only museum in the United States to honor
the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland,
Norway and Sweden.
Now at the Nordic Heritage Museum
Now on View: Imaging the Arctic
Maria Coryell-Martin, Kristin Laidre & Finnish photographer Tiina Itkonen
December 12, 2014 – February 22, 2015
This interdisciplinary exhibit explores the impact of climate change on West Greenland’s ecology and culture through the work of three women:
marine mammal biologist
Dr. Kristin Laidre,
expeditionary artist Maria Coryell-Martin
, and Finnish photographer
Learn more at imagingthearctic.org
Image: Watercolor of Niaqornat, Greenland by Maria Coryell-Martin
Exhibtion Lecture: Imaging the Arctic
How can science and art work together? Marine mammal biologist Dr.
Kristin Laidre and expeditionary artist Maria Coryell Martin
will present their fieldwork and collaboration investigating the
impact of sea ice loss on narwhals, iconic species of the
Arctic. Laidre is a research scientist for the University of
Washington’s Polar Science Center studying how
environmental factors change the movement and behavior of top
marine predators. Coryell-Martin works in the tradition of
traveling artists as naturalists and educators, working with
scientists to promote environmental awareness. Come hear and
see their story.
Suggested donation: $5
RSVP at imagingthearcticlecture.eventbrite.com
Happy Hour at
Thursday, February 5
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join the Nordic Heritage Museum for Happy Hour at award-winning
local nano-brewery Reuben's Brews. $1 from every drink
purchased will be donated to the Museum. Come help support two
local Ballard favorites!
Capital Campaign Updates: The New Nordic Heritage Museum
Read about progress on the Capital Campaign
1406 NW 53rd St
Seattle, WA 98107
see renderings and models, and find out how you can contribute to the new Nordic
Heritage Museum! Every day we get closer to closing the funding gap and every
dollar makes a difference. Consider a donation today!
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