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  • Norris Miller Stovewood House
    a parlor and closets this house exemplified fashionable town living Vesterheim acquired it because of its unique architecture it is the only example known to exist in Iowa It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Exhibitions Main Building Open Air Division Special Exhibitions Traveling Exhibitions Objects on Loan Home Exhibitions

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/norris-miller-stovewood-house/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Norsvin Mill
    he brought the millstones when he emigrated His grandson found the mill itself at the Kongslien farm in Valdres Norway and had it shipped to America to house the millstones Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Exhibitions Main Building Open Air Division Special Exhibitions Traveling Exhibitions Objects on Loan Home Exhibitions Open Air Division Norsvin Mill Visit Exhibitions Collections

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/norsvin-mill/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Rovang Parochial School
    public school system and a separate Norwegian American school system based on what the immigrants had been used to in Norway The day began and ended with devotions Instruction was in Norwegian and included the Norwegian ABC s Lutheran catechism Bible history and hymns Johan Hagen born in Norway in 1849 taught parochial school here and at other locations in the area from 1888 until 1918 Share This Share on

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/rovang-parochial-school/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Painter-Bernatz Mill
    4 1971 as part of Vesterheim s Open Air Division and now houses Vesterheim s exhibits on agriculture and industry The mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a designated site in the Silos Smokestacks National Heritage Area Silos Smokestacks is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service Share This Share on

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/painter-bernatz-mill/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Tasa Drying Shed
    drying grain and could also serve as a bath house Built by Knut Thompson Tasa primarily for harvest and Christmas brewing the oven in the shed would be fired to warm water soaked barley until it sprouted after which the brewing would take place Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Exhibitions Main Building Open Air Division Special Exhibitions Traveling

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/tasa-drying-shed/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Valdres House
    the height of emigration in the late 1800s The house was moved from Norway to Vesterheim in 1975 Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Exhibitions Main Building Open Air Division Special Exhibitions Traveling Exhibitions Objects on Loan Home Exhibitions Open Air Division Valdres House Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway Tours Join Give Store Folk Art School About Contact Search

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/valdres-house/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Wickney House
    built about 1890 The balloon frame structure or two by four construction was an innovation doubtless owing to the scarcity of timber on the prairie The choice to build a home of these modest dimensions was likely influenced as much by cultural expectations as by the cost and availability of building materials on the frontier Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/open-air/wickney-house/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Exhibition Entry General Rules and Guidelines
    judged piece There is no fee for submissions by Gold Medalists for Best of Show Award Place Of Exhibition The exhibition is in Vesterheim s Main Building at 520 W Water St and open 9 00 a m 5 00 p m June 12 July 25 2015 Ribbons will be placed next to winning entries on Thursday July 23 2015 at 9 00 a m Awards In each category judges award red blue and white ribbons accompanied by a cash award and a corresponding number of points Points can accumulate over successive exhibitions toward a Gold Medal A Blue Ribbon 60 and 3 points A Red Ribbon 40 and 2 points A White Ribbon 25 and 1 point Judges may award more than one ribbon of each color but they are not required to award any ribbons if submitted work does not meet exhibition standards An artist who accumulates eight points earns a Gold Medal Gold Medal winners cannot compete for ribbons in subsequent regular exhibitions but may submit entries for Best of Show Gold Medal winners are also eligible to win a People s Choice Award Best of Show Award One Best of Show Award is given by the judges to the single most exceptional piece of folk art in each judged category rosemaling weaving woodworking knifemaking People s Choice Award Visitors to the exhibition may vote for their favorite folk art piece in each category rosemaling weaving woodworking knifemaking The vote is tallied at the end of the final day of exhibition The winner receives a ribbon This award carries no points toward a Gold Medal Judging For each category there will be two or three judges including specialists in each area of folk art from Norway and or America The judges decisions are final Prize money and or comments from judges will be mailed about three weeks after the exhibition Sales If you so indicate on the registration form your exhibition piece s may be sold Vesterheim Museum retains 20 of the sale price The remaining 80 will be mailed to you about three weeks after the exhibition Iowa sales tax will be collected from the buyer and paid by Vesterheim to the state Sales will be in the form of a silent auction The price you indicate on the registration form will be the starting bid amount Bids must be made in person and will be accepted on pieces from 9 00 a m Thurs July 23 until 4 00 p m Sat July 25 2015 Any entries that were marked for sale but did not receive any bids can be purchased for the starting bid amount from 9 00 a m 11 00 a m Sun July 26 2015 Very important If you indicate that an entry is not for sale NFS you still must declare a value on the entry form for insurance purposes Return Of Objects No entry may be removed from the exhibition before 5 00 p m Saturday July 25 2015

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/exhibitions/special/national-exhibition-of-folk-art-in-the-norwegian-tradition/entry-rules-and-guidelines/ (2016-02-10)
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