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Museum Blog

The latest news and happenings at the Nordic Museum
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.

Aug 18, 2020
Leaf rubbing detail

Time to combine a walk and art. Let's start this Nordic Sól craft project by going outside.

Aug 12, 2020
Gudrun Linen Tunic

Shopping was never easier at the Museum Store. Now customers have the option of direct delivery or curbside pick-up. Learn more at nnmstore.org.

Aug 03, 2020
A paper tube house

For today’s Nordic Sól project, we will use toilet paper tubes to make houses. Besides tubes, you’ll need paper, scissors, glue, pens, and cardboard scraps – maybe from a cereal box.