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Exhibition Opening: “Swedish Folk Painting: Tradition and Change” by Alison Aune, Pieper Bloomquist and Åse Larsjos

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


On display in the Main Gallery Sept. 9 – Nov. 27, 2022

Exhibit Opening, Friday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m.
Gallery walk with artists and lecture by Pieper Bloomquist starting at 6:30 p.m.

The opening is in person but the lecture can be joined via Zoom. Link can be found at registration link.

Master folk artists Alison Aune, Pieper Bloomquist, and Åse Larsjos have studied, taught, and transformed traditional Swedish dalmålningar art from Dalarna. Their works reviving and reimagining the possibilities of Swedish folk art for the contemporary day will be exhibited alongside historic pieces from the Swedish American Museum collection. Come see the evolution of Swedish folk with its characteristic floral kurbits (fantastical gourd flowers) and decorative figurative bonadsmåleri painting from the southern provinces of Småland and Halland from hundreds of years ago to today!

Zoom will start at 6:30 p.m.


September 9
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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