STENINGE PALACE 300 YEARS 1705-2005

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STENINGE PALACE 300 YEARS 1705-2005

Steninge Palace’s Artistic Tradition
The cultivation of beauty and the fine arts at Steninge Cultural Centre is a tradition begun by Steninge Palace’s founder Carl Gyllenstierna in 1705. Every year we uphold Gyllenstierna’s tradition by organizing an international exhibition that features the work of some of the world’s most prominent artists. This year we will inaugurate our 300-Year Jubilee with the Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass 2005.

Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass 2005–May 7-September 25th
Come view glass creations by some of the world’s most dynamic contemporary artists. Internationally known glass artists will be on exhibition, including Brian Hirst Australia, Josh Simpson USA, Toots Zynsky USA, Lino Tagliapietra Italy, Keiko Mukaide Japan, Ramon Orlina Philippines, Palo Macho Slovakia, Teymor Zarré Iran, Abel Kiprotich Sawe Kenya, Yan Zoritchak France, Rait Prääts Estonia, Auli Rautiainen Finland, Marianne Buus Denmark, Ulla-Mari Brantenberg Norway, and from Sweden Peter Åström, Hanna Grill, Kjell Engman, Ulla Forsell, Camilla Caster, Erika Lagerbielke, and Per b Sundberg, to name only a few!

Sweden’s Largest Indoor Christmas Market
From November 19th–December 23rd get into the yuletide spirit with one of Sweden’s most popular Christmas markets. Our indoor market features handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, as well as Christmas delicacies that the whole family will enjoy.

300-Year Jubilee Events 2005
May 7-8th
Jubilee Weekend
Steninge Palace’s 300-Year Jubilee is inaugurated with the Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass 2005!
May 14-15th
Pingst Weekend
Celebrate the coming of spring with various family activities.
June 4-6th
Children’s Weekend
Come and celebrate Sweden’s National Day with activities the whole family will enjoy!
August 6-7th
Historical Weekend
Join us as we celebrate Steninge Palace’s glorious legacy with activities focused on the palace’s history!
September 24-25th
Glass Weekend
Come learn more about the craft of glassblowing from the glassblowers in our workshop. This is also the closing weekend for Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass 2005 so don’t miss your chance to view this memorable exhibition!

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