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Northern Landscapes Festival 2024

Posted April 1, 2024

Spring is an explosion of life in the north! Deepen your connection to the outdoors and learn more about the natural world around us at this year's Northern Landscapes Festival, May 31-June 2. 

Textiles through Time

Posted March 28, 2024
by Liz O'Brien

The industrial revolution forever changed the way people live and create. In Bergen, Norway, Liz O'Brien visited a knitting factory museum to get a deeper understanding of textiles through time.

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“Modern” Design in Antique Textiles

Posted March 28, 2024
by Caroline Feyling

A visit to the Västernorrlands Museum unearthed a treasure trove of plattväv coverlets. In this blog post, Caroline Feyling shows us the surprisingy modern feel of these 19th-century pieces. 

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Visiting Sweden's Dala Horse Factories

Posted March 28, 2024
by Tara Austin

Tara Austin's rosemaled Dala horses are a beloved item in the School Store. While in Sweden's Dalarna region, she took a visit to two Dala horse factories. 

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Discovering Old Wooden Objects in Sweden

Posted March 26, 2024
by Mary Tripoli

When Mary Tripoli left for Scandinavia, she had one mission: to see some old wooden objects. In this blog post, she takes us on a photo tour of some of the treasures she's seen on her travels. 

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Hej Hej from Sätergläntan

Posted March 21, 2024
by Liz O'Brien

Hej Hej from Sätergläntan! Resident Artisan Liz O'Brien gives us a look inside the doors of our Swedish sister school, with unique and thoughtful details around every corner. 

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Earth Month Films

Posted March 19, 2024

April is Earth Month! Join us on campus for a series of films that explore our relationship to the earth, sustainability, and the changing climate. 

Textile Treasures in Stockholm Museums

Posted March 19, 2024
by Caroline Feyling

A visit to Stockholm was full of textile treasures. Join Resident Artist Caroline Feyling in this blog post exploring two museums in Sweden. 

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Travel Post: Finding Rosemaling Inspiration in Sweden

Posted March 18, 2024
by Tara Austin

The Resident Artisans are traveling through Scandinavia! In her first travel post, Tara Austin writes about finding rosemaling inspiration in Stockholm. 

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Rivers of Lake Superior’s North Shore: An Ojibwe Perspective

Posted March 13, 2024

Join Erik Redix, Grand Portage Ojibwe Language Coodinator, for Rivers of Lake Superior’s North Shore: An Ojibwe Perspective. This presentation will explore the Ojibwe language names for the North Shore's iconic rivers. March 28 at 7pm in the Blue Building.