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Nordic Folklife Receives $1.5 Million Dollar Folk Arts and Cultures Grant

Monday, August 10, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kinsey Brooke

The Nordic Folklife's Sustaining Scandinavian Folk Arts in the Upper Midwest team at the University of Wisconsin–Madison announce a new three-year, $1.5 million dollar folk arts and cultures grant to continue their successful “Sustaining Scandinavian Folk Arts in the Upper Midwest” initiative.  

This initiative will continue projects such as:

  • Conducting fieldwork and outreach in the Upper Midwest;
  • Teaching courses;
  • Hosting events;
  • Producing public programming focused on Nordic American folk arts and the immigrant experience in the region.

New Programs will include:

  • Post-doctoral fellowships; 
  • Artist and musician in-residence program.


For more information on current and previous programs and opportunities, see Nordic Folklife.  

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