FREE EMBASSY EVENT: Evening with the Embassy of Sweden: Glocal & Art Show

Tonight, we are inviting you to a free mixer at the House of Sweden of Sweden to celebrate their program - Going Glocal. This is a rare inside look into the Embassy of Sweden/House of Sweden and their art  display.   

As part of the Embassy of Sweden's program Going Glocal, you are invited to a very mixer and art exhibit. Enjoy a rare inside look into the Embassy of Sweden/House of Sweden and their Going Glocal display.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT.  HOWEVER, PLEASE RSVP IF YOU DEFINITELY INTEND ON COMING.

Following the event, we will head to Sequoias for a post reception.

ABOUT GOING GLOCAL: 
Going Glocal expands upon key topics that were in focus during President Barack Obama’s visit to Sweden last year: free trade, global development, climate and sustainability. The program continues the dialogue on these policy issues with U.S. decision makers, the business community and the general public.

Going Glocal  examines how increasing free transatlantic trade creates new business opportunities and local jobs. In the area of climate and sustainability, tonight’s display will showcase Swedish trends and developments in areas ranging from global climate issues, to Swedish excellence in innovative sectors such as green tech, renewable energy and creative industries.   It will also take on a few of today’s big issues in global development by addressing areas such as the role of women’s entrepreneurship, the private sector, science and technology in fighting poverty.

ABOUT THE DISPLAY:
The glass installation by world famous Swedish glass artist Ingalena Klenell explores fragility and vulnerability, both in the material of glass and in life itself. Homeland asks visitors to ponder the relationship between landscape and memory and how those two perceptions change when we leave our home for an extended period of time -or even forever.

Note:  This is a free art tour and gathering tonight.  We will not be serving food or drink while at the House of Sweden.  However, as mentioned, we will be heading to Tony and Joe's afterwards for a post mixer.

 ***PLEASE RSVP YOUR ATTENDANCE: While the event is free, we need to track numbers to prevent overcrowding.  Remember,   food and drink will likely not be served at this event (which is why we will have the post meetup)


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  • Wil J W.

    I found this to be a great piece of historical information regarding the Swedes that I never knew. The next time I go into IKEA, I'll have an entirely new perspective.

    1 · April 23

  • Esam

    Hi Greg - are we meeting at the entrance of the embassy or inside? where exactly?...

    April 22

    • Greg

      We will be the only ones there so we will meet you at the entrance

      April 22

    • Emily M.

      Looking forward to attending this event, my first with this group. See you soon!

      1 · April 23

  • Tuvan

    Any parking nearby? Free or pay?

    1 · April 22

    • charlie

      I was about to ask the same question.

      April 22

    • Greg

      We cannot guarantee parking. It is in Georgetown on K Street. Sometimes there are meters and there are lots in the area as well.

      April 22

  • Kartikeya S.

    Looking forward to it

    April 22

  • Greg

    Important: We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow. Reminder, that FOOD & DRINK WILL NOT BE SERVED AT THE HOUSE OF SWEDEN. Rather, this is an event to view the exhibit, and learn more about the Embassy and the House of Sweden. Afterwards, around 8 PM, we will be heading to Sequoias for a post meet up mixer where there will be a cash bar. Finally, please remember the dress is business casual at a minimum. No jeans, tee shirts or sneakers please. We look forward to seeing you Tomorrow evening.

    April 22

  • A former member
    A former member

    nice event

    April 17

  • Frankie P

    ....

    April 9

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