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Preview Party: The Vikings Begin

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Category: Exhibit
Start date: 16 May 2019 07:00 PM
End date: 16 May 2019 10:00 PM
Street / Location: 2600 Park Ave.,
City / town: Minneapolis
Country: Minnesota, USA
Organizer: American Swedish Institute
Email: info@asimn.org
Phone: 612.871.4907
Homepage: www.asimn.org

The Vikings are coming ... collection of 1400-year-old artifacts from the early Viking Age is traveling from Scandinavia to Minneapolis.

Be there on the opening night of the highly anticipated exhibit, The Vikings Begin. In addition to being the Midwest premiere of the exhibition, the preview party also includes:

Mini lectures by Neil Price, professor from Uppsala University (and researcher behind many of the new findings on Viking society) and Icelandic Saga scholar Gísli Sigurðsson from the University of Iceland, Reykjavik

Music by Moon Ruin

Mead tastings with Urban Forage Winery and Cider House

Skål songs and spontaneous Viking long dances led by Kari Tauring

Live ale bowl turning with local woodturner Nate White – watch him work and buy a bowl to drink beer out of!

Themed food and beverages available for purchase from FIKA
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the event is 7-10 p.m.

$15 ASI members / $20 non-members