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Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America

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Midtown East

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  • Address:

    Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave
    Midtown East
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    between 37th and 38th Sts

  • Venue phone:

    212-779-3587

  • Venue website:

    scandinaviahouse.org

  • Opening hours:

    Members only: Tue-Fri noon-5pm; open to the public Sat noon-5pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: 42nd St S, 4, 5, 6, 7 to 42nd St-Grand Central

  • Price:

    $8 per child; members free with $125 annual family membership

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    1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America

What's on at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America

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Marmalade!

Things to Do

  • $$

Little audiences will be delighted by this quirky performance from Swedish troupe Claire Parsons Co. Join performers Mira and Viktor as they explore "meeting, mixing and blending" through dance, music and circus acts. Ages 2–6.

Marmalade!
  1. Sat Oct 25
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $10
More info

Marmalade!

Things to Do

  • $$

Little audiences will be delighted by this quirky performance from Swedish troupe Claire Parsons Co. Join performers Mira and Viktor as they explore "meeting, mixing and blending" through dance, music and circus acts. Ages 2–6.

Marmalade!
  1. Sat Oct 25
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $10
More info

React! Exploring and Responding to New York

Things to Do

  • $$

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place," kids can explore the many qualities—like light, sound and movement—of their own NYC "places," then represent them through various media. Ages 6–11.

  1. Sat Oct 25
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $12; series pass $60
More info

React! Exploring and Responding to New York

Things to Do

  • $$

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place," kids can explore the many qualities—like light, sound and movement—of their own NYC "places," then represent them through various media. Ages 6–11.

  1. Sat Nov 1
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $12; series pass $60
More info

React! Exploring and Responding to New York

Things to Do

  • $$

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place," kids can explore the many qualities—like light, sound and movement—of their own NYC "places," then represent them through various media. Ages 6–11.

  1. Sat Nov 8
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $12; series pass $60
More info

React! Exploring and Responding to New York

Things to Do

  • $$

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place," kids can explore the many qualities—like light, sound and movement—of their own NYC "places," then represent them through various media. Ages 6–11.

  1. Sat Nov 15
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $12; series pass $60
More info

React! Exploring and Responding to New York

Things to Do

  • $$

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place," kids can explore the many qualities—like light, sound and movement—of their own NYC "places," then represent them through various media. Ages 6–11.

  1. Sat Nov 22
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $12; series pass $60
More info

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers

Museums & Attractions, Books

  • Free

Fantasy tales from Scandinavia and the far North come to life thanks to a this series's animated storytellers. On Columbus Day, join Julia Morris and Ellen Shapiro for tales about mischief-making gnomes and tricksters. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers
  1. Sat Nov 8
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
More info

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers

Museums & Attractions, Books

  • Free

Fantasy tales from Scandinavia and the far North come to life thanks to a this series's animated storytellers. On Columbus Day, join Julia Morris and Ellen Shapiro for tales about mischief-making gnomes and tricksters. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers
  1. Sat Dec 13
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
More info

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers

Museums & Attractions, Books

  • Free

Fantasy tales from Scandinavia and the far North come to life thanks to a this series's animated storytellers. On Columbus Day, join Julia Morris and Ellen Shapiro for tales about mischief-making gnomes and tricksters. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers
  1. Sat Jan 10 2015
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
More info

Scandinavia House Kids & Family Series

Things to Do, Arts & crafts

  • $

Children can go on a hands-on journey of cultural exploration at one of several workshops at Scandinavia House this fall. On Wednesdays at 11am (Sept 3–Dec 17), toddlers can get busy working on Nordic-themed craft projects with Korka & Tinna ($7), while...

Scandinavia House Kids & Family Series
  1. Wed Oct 29
    – Wed Dec 17
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York
  3. Crafts and workshops $7, puppet playtime...
More info

Scandinavian Sing-Along

Museums & Attractions, Reggae, World & Latin, Things to Do

  • $

Danish musician Vibe Normann gives kids an introduction to Scandinavian music using English interpretations. Kids will play games, perform tunes and dance to the beat as they explore a new culture. Ages 1 to 7.

Scandinavian Sing-Along
  1. Sat Nov 15
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $7
More info

Scandinavian Sing-Along

Museums & Attractions, Reggae, World & Latin, Things to Do

  • $

Danish musician Vibe Normann gives kids an introduction to Scandinavian music using English interpretations. Kids will play games, perform tunes and dance to the beat as they explore a new culture. Ages 1 to 7.

Scandinavian Sing-Along
  1. Sat Dec 13
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $7
More info

Scandinavian Sing-Along

Museums & Attractions, Reggae, World & Latin, Things to Do

  • $

Danish musician Vibe Normann gives kids an introduction to Scandinavian music using English interpretations. Kids will play games, perform tunes and dance to the beat as they explore a new culture. Ages 1 to 7.

Scandinavian Sing-Along
  1. Sat Jan 17 2015
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $7
More info

Swedish Christmas Children's Workshop

Museums & Attractions, Arts & crafts

  • $

Prep for the holiday season the Swedish way during this julpysseldag, or "Christmas craft day." Projects include woven hearts, yarn tomtar (benevolent elves) and paper angels and experience a candlelit Saint Lucia procession. Reservations recommended...

Swedish Christmas Children's Workshop
  1. Sat Dec 6
  2. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, (between 37th and 38th Sts), New York
  3. $12
More info
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