Ceremony Marks Official Unveiling of New Permanent Embassy Art Collection

On September 20, 2018, a ceremony marked the unveiling of the new permanent art collection at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo. Many of the artists represented in the collection attended the event. The collection was curated by the Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) curator Sarah Tanguy. Public Affairs Officer Ann McConnell welcomed the guests …

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Embassy hosts screening of Black Panther in recognition of Black History Month

On Monday 26 February, the U.S. Embassy hosted an exclusive screening of the movie Black Panther, the first Marvel movie about a black superhero, in honor of Black History Month . Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role …

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How FDR got his nose back

The granite sculpture of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) is located close to Akershus fortress in Oslo. It was unveiled on June 7, 1950, by the President’s widow Eleanor Roosevelt. The monument was funded through a nationwide fundraising to show gratitude for U.S. aid to Norway during and after the war. The sculpture is made by Stinius Fredriksen …

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