Norwegian Art and Craft Club papers, 1938-1950

Title

Norwegian Art and Craft Club papers, 1938-1950

Identifier

P1254

Date

1938-1950

Description

Miscellaneous records of an amateur artists' group in Brooklyn, New York, organized under the leadership of Karl Larsen, a painter from Flekkefjord, "to stimulate interest in art among Scandinavians in America." Beginning in 1939 the members held exhibits of their work at various galleries, museums, and other halls in the area. In addition, they sponsored workshops for students of drawing, painting, rosemaling, weaving, wood carving, and other crafts. For a time the membership numbered more than a hundred.

See also P1135 Art Exhibitions, New York.

Includes membership lists; correspondence, 1937-1942; Bernhard Berntsen clippings; clippings of history of the group; catalogs of exhibits.
7 folders

Subject

Language

English

Type

Correspondence
Catalogs

Citation

“Norwegian Art and Craft Club papers, 1938-1950,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed October 27, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/1227.

Item Relations

This Item Related Collection Item: Art Exhibitions, New York, collection, 1933-1949