November 9, 2015

2010 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our 2010 SCA Grant Recipients. Their projects serve to promote Swedish America in all its diversity. Watch the SCA website for additional information about these projects.

American Association for Runic Studies, Roseville, MN
Fourteen site national lecture tour by Dr. Henrik Williams (Uppsala) andDr. Richard Nielsen on runes and rune-like letters in Europe and North America and their place in history

American Scandinavian Association-Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
In support of Vasa Order affiliate infusing traditional Swedish folk dance into Midsommar at the Augustana Heritage Gathering

American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA
“Go Swedish! The Smorgasbord and Beyond,” an exhibition on the role of food in Swedish and Swedish-American culture

American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN
Exhibition on Haddon Sundblom, a Finn-Swede commercial artist who created the image of the Coca-Cola Santa Claus

Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
Sesquicentennial art exhibition of works by Swedish artists in the Augustana College collection for showing on campus
and at Figge Museum of Art in Davenport, IA

Bishop Hill Heritage Association, Bishop Hill, IL
Printing new edition/version of The Official Bishop Hill Walking Tour and Guidebook to Buildings

Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA
Creation of permanent exhibit about Augustana Lutheran Synod in new classroom within Brossman Center

Minnesota Woodcarvers, Minneapolis, MN
“Beyond the Dalahäst,” a study tour of Sweden by three woodcarvers to learn and disseminate knowledge to others about the traditional craft of flat-plane wood carving

Nordic Arts Alliance, Fargo, ND
Inaugural season of festival intended to connect and educate people through tribal and contemporary Nordic arts

Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA
For Raoul Wallenberg lecture and dinner as part of the museum’s Sweden Week

Nordic Light Film Festival Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
For viewings of Swedish children’s films at new Nordic film festival

Project: Theater, New York, NY
Production development and related community outreach of world premiere of August Strindberg’s
“The Son of a Servant Cycle (Part I)”

Scandinavian Folk Festival, Jamestown, NY
“Inspiration of Raoul Wallenberg” performances by Ben Olander at three-day public festival

Swedish American Historical Society, Chicago, IL
In support of a conference, “The Augustana Synod and the Covenant Church: Contact, Conflict and Confluence 1860–2010”

Swedish American Museum, Chicago, IL
“Andersonville—A Little Village in the Big City”
Programs, lectures, and self-guided tour booklet of historic Andersonville neighborhood

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Rock Island, IL
Series of film screenings and symposium on modern Swedish film called “Beyond Bergman: Modern Swedish Film”