November 9, 2015

2011 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our 2011 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 Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Swedish for All Seasons, a library outreach program

American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN
“Little Whittles,” an exhibit featuring woodcarvings by Emil Janel, Georg Brask and Harley Refsal

Gammelgården Museum, Scandia, MN
InGrained in the Culture: Swedish woodworking, the 2011 annual focus of the museum

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, Wilmington, DE
Constructing and launching, in partnership with Delaware’s Department of Education, a New Model Social Studies Unit for Delaware’s Recommended Curriculum called “Founding Fort Christina” for Geography in Grades 4-5

Lamar – A Historic Center for Community, St. Croix Falls, WI
Re-establishment of a Midsummer’s Day Celebration in Western Wisconsin

New Sweden Colonial Farmstead, Bridgeton, NJ
Inventory and catalog of the 17th century artifacts sent to the Farmstead  from Sweden

Nordic Arts Alliance, Fargo, ND
Funding to bring KRAA, a 6-girl folk punk band, from Sweden to play in youth-driven venues in Minnesota and North Dakota

Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA
Josef Frank: Textiles and Furniture, an exhibition of the work of the iconic Swedish designer

Price Tower Arts Center, Bartlesville, OK
Exhibition Greta Magnuson Grossman: A Car and Some Shorts

Spirit Room Fargo, Fargo, ND
Installing “The Swedish-American immigration Experience,” a multi-discipline exhibit, in conjunction with the Hjemkomst Festival

Swedish America Heritage Online, Salem, MO
Expanding the online Swedes-in-Texas genealogy website to provide free genealogy help to all Swedish-Americans

Swedish American Museum, Chicago, IL
“A Gift of Hope” exhibit by the American Jewish Artists Club, featuring art inspired by Raoul Wallengerg

The 42nd Street Workshop, New York, NY
New York theatrical production of “Beneath the Hush, A Whisper,” a play about Dag Hammarskjöld

The Swedish Center, San Diego, CA
Lecture series focusing on Swedish immigration to San Diego with accompanying films

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
“Ordinary Vikings,” an interactive outdoor art installation based on the lives of Swedish Minnesotans

Western Springs Historical Society, Western Springs, IL
Designing and installing outdoor educational panels illustrating the history of the Ekdahl House, built by a Swedish immigrant