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The latest news and happenings at the Nordic Museum
 
Apr 09, 2021
Two men ski jumping before crowd in 1938

Author and ski historian John Lundin takes a look at the early history of ski jumping in Washington State.

Dec 11, 2020
Eric Nelson

National Nordic Museum Executive Director/CEO Eric Nelson has been invited to serve on the selection committee for the Queen Silvia Award in the United States.

Dec 03, 2020
Nilsson and Jordan

Magnus Nilsson makes a rare, exclusive appearance as part of the National Nordic Museum's virtual events in December. Nilsson will discuss his new book Fäviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End (2020 Phaidon) and culinary career in an intimate virtual talk with Seattle’s award-winning Chef Edouardo Jordan.

Oct 26, 2020
Gold Medal

National Nordic Museum's Executive Director/CEO Eric Nelson was awarded the Hazelius Medal in Gold in October 2020. This prestigious Swedish award has been given in gold to less than 20 individuals since the Hazelius Medal was first minted in 1893.

 

Sep 26, 2020
Family tree graphic

The first Virtual Nordic Genealogy Conference launched today with nearly 200 participants from 21 states and three Canadian provinces, along with more than 30 experts in the field of genealogy from North American and Nordic institutions.