Scandinavian Exhibitions at the Spirit Room

Please join us at the Spirit Room for two exhibits and a reception for Karen Aakre’s “Skinfell” and Bert Burbeck, “Rosemaling, a Colorful Tradition”. These exhibits are in partnership with the Hjemkomst Scandinavian Festival celebrating traditional arts of Scandinavian culture. Karen Aakre creates skinnfeller – sheep-hide blankets with traditional Scandinavian beautification imagery of personal and family history.  Burbeck, a Fargo native with Finnish Saami ancestry practices rosemaling, traditional floral and scroll ornamentation on wooden objects such as boxes, frames or simple pieces of wood. These items will for sale in the Spirit Room Galleries. 

This exhibit is sponsored in part by the North Dakota Council on the Arts.

All events are free and open to the public.

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