If you ever wondered if there is more to Scandinavian culture than IKEA, then it is worth paying a visit to Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America. Home to The American-Scandinavian Foundation, this modern building features two floors of galleries showcasing the art and culture of Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland as well as a hall for films, music and drama performances.
Nordic Cultural Programming
Scandinavia House offers a schedule of Nordic cultural programming including exhibitions, lectures and special events such as screenings of contemporary and classic Scandinavian films. There are concerts, readings and language courses offered as well as programs for kids and families like “Scandinavian Sing-Alongs.”
The galleries showcase a broad range of Nordic works of art. The outdoor sculpture terrace features a variety of art and design exhibits.
Shopping & Dining at Scandinavia House
Fans of modern design will love the unique selection of merchandise at The Shop @ Scandinavia House. This boutique offers a wide variety of home decor items, textiles, tableware, jewelry and fashion accessories.
Lunch, dinner and brunch are available at the on-site restaurant Smörgås Chef @ Scandinavia House. The menu features a variety of Scandinavian sandwiches, salads, appetizers and classic Nordic favorites such as cured gravlaks, Swedish meatballs, herb-roasted chicken and lingonberry soda.
Visiting Scandinavia House in New York City
Scandinavia House is located at 58 Park Avenue at 38th Street, four blocks south of Grand Central Terminal.
Address: 58 Park Avenue, New York, New York
Click to visit Scandinavia House official website.
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