Come and join us for our various events! We celebrate heritage and both traditional Swedish and American Holidays. There is always something going on at the American Swedish Historical Museum. See below for scheduled events. All events will take place at the Museum unless otherwise noted. Please check with the Museum to confirm dates and other details. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after the registration deadline.

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Toddler Time: Tuesday, July 18, 10:30am-11:30am

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum for the continuation of its educational and family fun Toddler Time programs! Each session will help young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands on activities and valuable social interaction.  Children will explore art, science, and literature in the unique and positive child centered learning environment of the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Upcoming Toddler Times:

August 22, September 19

The cost is $5 per session and registration is suggested. Free for museum Household members’ children/accompanying caregivers. Register online or pay at the door.

SmörgåsBeer
Saturday, July 29
5pm-9pm
Spend a summer evening sampling local Philly and International lagers, ales, stouts, and more paired alongside a spread of savories like Swedish meatballs, cheeses, and sausages. SmörgåsBeer’d will be held Saturday July 29 from 5-9pm. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, with a special designated driver price of $10. Register online or by phone.
Antique Appraisal Day
Sunday, August 6
1-3pm
If you have ever wondered about the history or value of a family antique bring it to ASHM on August 6th for our fundraising Antique Appraisal Day with expert general appraiser and broker Robert Borgstrom. Appraisals will be given on a first come first serve basis and includes up to three items for $20. Each person with items will be given a number upon arrival. Guests may sit in the audience while each number is called and appraisals given live on stage. Doors open at 12pm and appraisals start at 1pm. For more information call 215-389-1776 or email lburnham@americanswedish.org.

Skål Monthly Tours and Tastings, Sunday, August 12, 1-2pm

Have you ever sampled Aquavit? Whether you are new to Scandinavian spirits or an aficionado, join us for an exclusive guided tour of the Skål! Scandinavian Spirits exhibition at the American Swedish Historical Museum. Each tour will explore the history of Scandinavian spirits and the role those beverages play in the heritage of Scandinavian America. Learn how to properly Skål, or cheers, at the end of the tour with an Aquavit tasting. Pre-registration required and tour spots are limited. $8 members and $18 non-members(must be 21 or over to attend tasting). Click here to sign up.

Additional tours and tastings, click on the date to register:

September 9th

Crayfish Party
Friday, August 18
6:30pm
Get a taste of Swedish summer at our annual Crayfish Party! Enjoy a buffet of crayfish or Swedish meatballs, along with crisp bread, cheese, potatoes, cheese pie, and glass of akvavit all outside under our beautiful lighted and decorated tent. $50 for ASHM and SACC Philadelphia members, $60 for non-members. Register by phone or online by August 14th.

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, August 22, 10:30am-11:30am

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum for the continuation of its educational and family fun Toddler Time programs! Each session will help young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands on activities and valuable social interaction.  Children will explore art, science, and literature in the unique and positive child centered learning environment of the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Upcoming Toddler Times:

September 19 and October 17

The cost is $5 per session and registration is suggested. Free for museum Household members’ children/accompanying caregivers. Register online or pay at the door.

Skål Monthly Tours and Tastings, Sunday, September 9, 1-2pm

Have you ever sampled Aquavit? Whether you are new to Scandinavian spirits or an aficionado, join us for an exclusive guided tour of the Skål! Scandinavian Spirits exhibition at the American Swedish Historical Museum. Each tour will explore the history of Scandinavian spirits and the role those beverages play in the heritage of Scandinavian America. Learn how to properly Skål, or cheers, at the end of the tour with an Aquavit tasting. Pre-registration required and tour spots are limited. $8 members and $18 non-members(must be 21 or over to attend tasting). Click here to sign up.

 

   
   
   
   
   

 

 

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