The Museum of Danish America’s travelling “Hygge” exhibition has made it to Seattle! The exhibit answers important questions about the Danish word ‘hygge’, a word that has drawn such international attention that it now has a place in the Oxford dictionary. Visitors who don’t speak Danish can even learn how to pronounce ‘hygge’.

Experience it:

What are the ingredients of a cozy, enjoyable experience, according to Danes?
Hygge is a Danish word that encapsulates values of hospitality, nature, simplicity, and sharing.
You may already be a hygge expert – you just need to learn the word!

This exhibition and associated promotional material are provided by the Museum of Danish America. 


Doors to the exhibit will be open for walk-ins on:

Wednesday, October 18th 3-5 pm

Thursday October 19th 5-8 pm

Saturday October 21st 4-6 pm

Admission: Suggested donation $10

This exhibition can be viewed on other days by request. E-mail or call (206) 523-3263 to inquire about available dates and times.

Opening Night Reception

Northwest Danish Association hosted  an Opening Night Reception at the Seattle Danish Center open to the public. Guests enjoyed viewing and discussing the exhibit, while mingling and experiencing authentic hygge together in the candlelight. Danish cookies, chocolate, beer, wine, and other light refreshments were served.


The opening night reception was held on
Thursday, October 5th 2017 
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Seattle Danish Center
1833 N 105th Street, Suite 205
Seattle, WA 98133

This exhibition is open to the public.