Gustavus at the American Swedish Institute

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by

The new Nelson Cultural Center, including the Edward and Patricia Lindell Office Suite, opened with a big bash on June 30 with over 9,000 people attending. People loved Ma Young’s Swedish Rye bread in particular. Thanks to all the alumni that stopped by the Gustavus Office Suite.  Visitors are welcome anytime during regular business hours, so stop in to say hi.

Enjoy these pictures from the Grand Opening.




  1. Dave Knoll says:

    I was able to visit the new office suite while attending a preview event for the Nelson Cultural Center on June 28th. I even met the Swedish Ambassador and received a nice “G” lapel pin for visiting. This is a terrific location for a little bit of Gustavus right in Minneapolis.There is some great meeting and event space, and all in a very handy location. Keep this in mind for your next corporate event or meeting – Call Megan Myhre for details.

  2. Sue Schiffman '88 says:

    I visited the ASI with a group of students in grades 4-6 on a field trip through the Gifted and Talented Institute based in Burnsville. We toured a variety of museums and historic structures in the Mpls/St. Paul area. The Swedish Institute (and the Science Museum of MN) was a unanimous favorite! My students enjoyed the mansion tour as well as visiting with the Gustie rep. and looking me up in one of the Gustie yearbooks! The visit prompted a great discussion about Gustavus and college life in general. I enjoyed it so much I took my mom and my son to visit again last week! The meeting/reception space is great, the green areas are beautiful, the store is easy to navigate through, the artwork displays are amazing and of course the mansion is always an interesting tour.

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