American Swedish Institute

American Swedish Institute Announces New President and CEO

Carnegie Mellon University vice provost Dr. Molly Wright Steenson, author, architectural historian and design professor, joins ASI as new leader (Minneapolis, MN) — March 22, 2023 — The American Swedish Institute is pleased to announce today that Dr. Molly Wright Steenson (she/her), Carnegie Mellon University vice provost for faculty, associate professor in the School of Design and the K&L Gates Associate Professor of Ethics and Computational Technology, will join the Minneapolis cultural center and museum as president and

Paper Dialogues

The Dragon and Our Stories (Minneapolis, MN)  — April 18th, 2022 — Throughout both Nordic and Chinese history, the dragon looms large, and the American Swedish Institute is hosting an exhibition that explores the similarities between Nordic and Chinese culture and tradition through an art form that traces its roots back more than 1500 years.Danish papercut artist Karin Bit Vejle (Bit), and Chinese artist and Professor Xiaoguang Qiao (Professor Qiao),