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HISTORY & GENEALOGY

  • Norwegian Tree Pollarding: An Ecological Practice
    Norwegian Tree Pollarding: An Ecological Practice
    Sat, Sep 14
    Online
    Sep 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online
    Sep 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online
    Come join us online to hear from writer and arborist, Bill Logan, about the traditional tree-tending practices to grow food to feed farm animals through the winter from Norway’s past.
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  • Honoring Craftmanship in Silver Exhibit Reception
    Honoring Craftmanship in Silver Exhibit Reception
    Fri, Oct 04
    Nordia House
    Oct 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us for the receiption of Honoring Craftmanship in Silver exhibit! This is an exciting chance to see the exhibit and meet the faces behind the exhibit and Sylvsmidja.
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  • Myth Busters: Viking Edition
    Myth Busters: Viking Edition
    Sun, Oct 06
    Nordia House & Livestream
    Oct 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House & Livestream, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House & Livestream, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join historian Terri Barnes for a discussion about several of the most popular myths and misconceptions about those intrepid Nordic people we call “Vikings.”
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  • Autumn at Fogelbo Tours
    Autumn at Fogelbo Tours
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Oct 18
    Fogelbo
    Oct 18, 2024, 9:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    Fogelbo, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 18, 2024, 9:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    Fogelbo, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Hear about the history of Fogelbo and the large collection of Nordic antiques. You will not want to miss a chance to see inside of this registered National Historic Place built by the famed Henry Steiner.
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  • Danish Design in Postwar America: A Book Talk with Maggie Taft
    Danish Design in Postwar America: A Book Talk with Maggie Taft
    Sat, Oct 26
    Online via Livestream
    Oct 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online via Livestream
    Oct 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online via Livestream
    Join us online to hear from writer and art historian, Maggie Taft, about her new book, The Chieftain and the Chair: The Rise of Danish Design in Postwar America.
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  • Passage to Sweden Film Screening
    Passage to Sweden Film Screening
    Sat, Jan 18
    Nordia House & Online
    Jan 18, 2025, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Nordia House & Online, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jan 18, 2025, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Nordia House & Online, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Passage to Sweden is an inspiring film depicting decency, humanity, and courage, in a rare bright spot during the darkest of times.
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