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Please visit www.scandinaviahouse.org for a complete schedule of public programs.

 
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Performing Arts

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

Contemporary Scandinavian Reading Series,
Scandinavian American Theater Company

Contemporary Scandinavian Reading Series
Scandinavian American Theater Company
Mondays, 7:30 pm pre-reception/8 pm reading
January 30, 2012 (Additional readings for spring 2012 TBA)
Free admission

Founded in 2009 by a group of New York-based Scandinavian theater professionals, the Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) presents high-quality, cutting-edge productions of contemporary Nordic plays and fresh interpretations of Scandinavian classics in New York.
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The Returns/Tilbakekomstene
January 30, 2012

Written by Fredrik Brattberg (Norway, 2011). A mother and father grieve the loss of their only son. The funeral is gripping and breathtaking. Afterwards they strive to find a sense of normalcy. One day they get a very unexpected visitor… A new dark comedy from Norway that takes the audience on a hilarious and unpredictable ride.
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Co-presented by the Consulate General of Denmark in New York, the Consulate General of Finland in New York, the Consulate General of Iceland in New York, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General of New York, the Consulate General of Sweden in New York, and Scandinavia House.

 
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Films

Only ASF Members may reserve tickets by calling 212.847.9746 or by emailing film_reservation@amscan.org.
All films are subtitled in English. Theater doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of the film.

Maria Wern

Maria Wern
Through February 24, 2012
Wednesdays @ 6 pm & Fridays @ 6:30 pm
$10 ($7 ASF Members); Series pass: $60 ($42 ASF Members)

After the death of her husband, Police inspector Maria Wern moves to the picturesque Swedish island Gotland with her two children to start over.

The Maria Wern series consists of 7 feature-length episodes based on the novels by best-selling author Anna Jansson and starring acclaimed Swedish actress Eva Röse.
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May Death Sleep/Må döden sova
February 1 & 3
Behind the Scenes with Millennium Trilogy Producer Sören Stærmose immediately follows the February 3 episode

Directed by Erik Leijonborg (Sweden, 2010). Two women, seemingly unconnected to each other, die in apparent suicides. 90 min.
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Black Butterfly/Svart fjäril
February 8 & 10

Directed by Charlotte Berlin & Leif Lindblom (Sweden, 2011). The charred body of a medium is found in the gutted remains of her office after a fire. 90 min.
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Special thanks to SF International.

Behind the Scenes with Millennium Trilogy Producer Sören Stærmose
with Moderator Mikael Södersten

Behind the Scenes with Millennium Trilogy Producer Sören Stærmose
with Moderator Mikael Södersten

Friday, February 3, 8 pm (immediately follows Maria Wern; May Death Sleep/Må döden sova)
Free

Sören Stærmose, producer of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy film adaptations, analyzes the Swedish version and American adaptation of the film with moderator Mikael Södersten, as well as discusses the popularity of Nordic crime series and other authors he collaborates with at Yellow Bird production.
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Film screenings are held in Victor Borge Hall, named in honor of the legendary Danish entertainer and in recognition of his generosity to Scandinavia House.

 
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Concerts

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

Per Tengstrand presents Musical Evenings with Nordic Stars -
Portrait of a Composer: Tobias Broström

Sæunn Þorsteinsdóttir
Thursday, February 2, 7 pm
Free

In celebration of the recent release of her debut recording of the Suites for Cello by Benjamin Britten on Centaur Records, former ASF Fellow Sæunn Þorsteinsdóttir invites you to join her for a recital including works by Britten, J.S. Bach, and a world premiere by Kendall Briggs.
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Concerts held in Victor Borge Hall – named in honor of the legendary Danish entertainer and in recognition of his generosity to Scandinavia House – are supported in part by The Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, The Louise and Karl Andrén Fund for Musical Performance, The Victor Borge Hall Endowment Fund, and The Dunard Fund.

 
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Lectures & Literary Programs

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

The Glitter Scene, Monika Fagerholm in Conversation with Michael A. Orthofer

The Glitter Scene
Monika Fagerholm
in Conversation with Michael A. Orthofer
Tuesday, February 7, 6:30 pm
Free

Finnish author Monika Fagerholm’s The Glitter Scene is a riveting mystery that explores the roles of truth and myth, reality and fiction, and the repercussions of family secrets.
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Newly Drawn: Emerging Finnish Architects Lecture Series
Tuesday, February 14 & Wednesday, March 14, 7 pm
Each $10 ($7 ASF Members)

Newly Drawn introduces the most interesting young, upcoming Finnish architects, their latest projects, and ways of working. Touring the world since 2009, the project consists of publications, exhibitions, film screenings, lectures, and workshops.

The series of architectural lectures, panels, and discussions will be held in New York in spring 2012 and will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at the Center for Architecture on April 21, 2012.

Kilden theater and concert hall in Kristiansand, Norway

Finnish Architecture in Norway: Kilden Performing Arts Centre
with Architect Juho Grönholm

Tuesday, February 14

Juho Grönholm of ALA Architects speaks about Kilden, a theater and concert hall in Kristiansand, Norway. Kilden opened in January 2012 and has brought together all the city’s institutions of performing arts, including Agder Theatre, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra (KSO), and Opera Sør.
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Exhibition

Gallery: Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 6 pm; $5 ($3 for Seniors & Students with a valid ID; Free for ASF Members)
Gallery tours are available the first Tuesday @ 1 pm & the last Saturday @ 2 pm of every month through Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America 1912. Edvard Munch, Jente under epletreet (Girl under an Apple Tree), 1904. Oil on canvas. Carnegie Museum of Art.

FINAL WEEKS!
Luminous Modernism:
Scandinavian Art Comes to America, 1912
Through Saturday, February 11, 2012

Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America, 1912 features 47 works by some of the foremost Nordic artists working at the turn of the 20th century. Luminous Modernism contemplates and updates the first exhibition ever presented by the organization, the highly influential Exhibition of Contemporary Scandinavian Art 1912–1913.
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Read Ken Johnson’s review in the New York Times (12.2.11)

Watch Luminous Modernism on WNET’s SundayArts (11.13.11 & 11.20.11)

Luminous Modernism Audio Tour

Use your cell phone to learn more about Luminous Modernism! Hear a brief introduction on the other exhibition from the ASF President Edward Gallagher, as well as over 20 engaging analyses of highlights of the exhibition, narrated by coordinating curator Dr. Patricia G. Berman. Call 1.646.205.8057 to begin the free audio tour (no cost except your minutes)!

Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America 1912

Organized by The American-Scandinavian Foundation, Luminous Modernism was made possible by support from William and Inger Gundersen Ginsberg, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the Centennial Fund of The American-Scandinavian Foundation, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York, and the Consulate General of Denmark, New York.

 

Exhibition-Related Symposium

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

Art in Finland, 1912
Lecture by Janet Rauscher, Princeton Art Museum

lecture icon Regional Modernism: New Art in Scandinavia, 1880-1912
A Symposium on Early Modern Nordic Art
Saturday, February 11, 9 am – 6:00 pm (Registration opens @ 9 am);
2 sessions: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
$40 ($20/session); $24 ($12/session) ASF Members & Students with a valid ID

Luminous Modernism will culminate in a major, all-day symposium. Composed of two keynote addresses, a series of individual presentations by native experts, and two panel conversations, the program will offer audiences an in-depth look at the art, history, and cultural relations of the Scandinavian countries during the early 20th century.
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Organized by The American-Scandinavian Foundation, Luminous Modernism was made possible by support from William and Inger Gundersen Ginsberg, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the Centennial Fund of The American-Scandinavian Foundation, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York, and the Consulate General of Denmark, New York.

 
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ASF Members

Become an ASF Member!
For more information, call the ASF Membership Coordinator, 212.779.3587, ext. 715, email mem@amscan.org, or visit www.amscan.org/membership.

Support the ASF's century-old mission of promoting cultural and educational exchange between the U.S. and Scandinavia. As a member you will receive great benefits including discounts on tickets to programs at Scandinavia House; invitations to exhibition openings and exclusive member-only events; first access to ASF publications; access to the The Heimbold Family Children’s Playing and Learning Center and Special Children's installations (Family Associate Members & above); and more.
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The Shop @ Scandinavia House

The Shop @ Scandinavia House

Monday-Saturday, 12-7 pm and Sunday 12-5 pm.
For more information please call 212.847.9737.

The Shop @ Scandinavia House features distinctive home design and tableware, art glass, textiles, luxurious sweaters and accessories, unique jewelry, handmade clogs and children's books, as well as your favorite Scandinavian food specialties and candies. Present your ASF membership card for a discount on every purchase in The Shop @ Scandinavia House.

 
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Smörgås Chef @ Scandinavia House

For more information, please call Smörgås Chef @ Scandinavia House at 212.847.9745 or visit www.smorgas.com.
To join Smörgås Chef's mailing list, please email office@smorgas.com.

Smörgås Chef

Dinner & a Movie and Dinner & a Concert
Ongoing, 5 – 10 pm (last seating @ 9 pm)
Dinner & a Movie: $31 per person ($27 ASF Members)
Dinner & a Concert: $34 per person ($29 ASF Members)

Pairing top-notch Scandinavian cinema and music with fine Nordic cuisine, Smörgås Chef Restaurant @ Scandinavia House continues its popular Dinner & a Movie and Dinner & a Concert three-course prix fixe dinner menu. Available from 5 to 10 pm, these ongoing offers feature a selection of favorite dishes including herb-roasted chicken, cured gravlaks and Swedish meatballs, and include one admission to that evening's film screening or concert.

 
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Nordic in New York

To submit your Nordic in New York event for inclusion in this section, please email kate@amscan.org

The Consulate General of Sweden in New York presents Sweden Under the Bridge
curated by Ruvan Wijessoriya & Niklas Lundell, feat. performances by Nina Persson & Nathan Larson, Fibes, Oh Fibes!, Sibille Attar, artwork by Lars Tunbjörk, Roxy Farhat, MOCH, Ruvan Wijessoriya, & DJ sets by Tiedye, Puss Puss, & The Swede Beat
Thursday, February 2, 7 pm – 1 am
RSVP required to rsvp@consulateofsweden.org

Galapagos Art Space
16 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY
More info

InterSchool Orchestras of New York 40th Anniversary Gala Concert & Reception
feat. the Metropolitan Opera’s principal flute Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson
Thursday, February 2, 7 pm
Individual tickets: $25-$500; Boxes: $2,500-$5,000 (A reception for those purchasing tickets at $250 or more will be held immediately after the concert at the Parker Meridien Hotel) – Available now through ISO office 212.410.0370, weekdays 10 am – 6 pm
Tickets also available from $25-$100 at carnegiehall.org | CarnegieCharge 212.247.7800 | Box office @ 57th & 7th Avenue

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage @ Carnegie Hall
57th Street & 7th Avenue
NYC
More info

The Armory Show
Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, March 11
Thursday, March 8 through Saturday, March 10, 12-8 pm; Sunday, March 11, 12-7 pm
$30 ($10 Students); $15 Groups 10+; $60 Run of Show Pass (4 day); $40 The Armory Show/Volta NY Pass
For ticket inquiries, please contact Michelle Darnell, m.darnell@thearmoryshow.com

Pier 82 & 94
12th Avenue @ 55th Street
NYC
More info

 

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