Syttende Mai has been celebrated in Seattle since 1889—before Washington was even a state—and the Seattle festivities are the largest outside of Norway. With this year’s Syttende Mai parade in Ballard cancelled, try these activities instead to celebrate Syttende Mai at home!
In this Artist Takeover of the National Nordic Museum's blog, Seattle artist Lori Talcott discusses an unusual Norwegian bridal hat. Lori was scheduled to share her expertise in Norwegian folk jewelry at the Museum's Folk Art Fashion Show in April, which had to be postponed due to the global pandemic.
The Museum Store goes online with the ultimate "Stay at Home" packages to make people feel a bit more hygge. This gift package featured a pound of our special-blend Nordic Spirit coffee, a brand new t-shirt design, and a copy of our latest issue of Nordic Kultur.
Look for more merchandise to come and remember Members get more! Find the Museum Store at nnmstore.org.
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