Dala Horse Factory at the Hemslöjd
An 8 Wonder of Kansas! Customs winner. Hemslöjd (pronounced hem-sloyd) means "handicraft". Hemslöjd, Inc. opened in 1984 at the north end of downtown Lindsborg, Kansas, "Little Sweden, U.S.A." At the workshop they make, decorate and personalize Dala Horse-shaped signs. 201 N. Main St.
Artists’ Open House
This highly anticipated bi-annual event is open to the public. Meet the local artists as they open up their studios for you to experience. First Saturday in December; Fourth Saturday in April. Various locations, sponsored by the Red Barn Studio, 212 S. Main St.
Self-Guided Public Art Tour
The 100 and 200 block of S. Main St. and the 100 block of N. Main St. are hosts to 47 works of art from artists both past and present. Look for paintings, the Wild Dala herd, sculptures, wind vanes, murals, iron works and tiles. There is even a Sandzén in the Post Office. Go to www.visitlindsborg.com or pick up Art in Public Places Self-Guided Tour brochure in the Travel Information Center for a complete listing.
In a community equally dedicated to religion and art, it is no surprise the churches are full of original paintings replicating Biblical stories such as the “Ascension” and “Jesus Walks on the Water.” G.N. Malm and Birger Sandzén are among the artists who created timeless pieces that transcend. Various locations.
Created by artist John Whitfield. (The inside is not open to the public).
The Bethany College Choir and the Handbell Ensemble come together for a memorable evening on the first weekend of December. Located at Presser Hall on the Bethany College campus, 335 E. Swensson.
Various musical concerts at Presser Hall
Lindsborg’s founding fathers and the Lindsborg community of today are dedicated to higher learning and to love of the arts. Central to the community is Bethany College, a private liberal arts college. Almost all concerts performed at Presser Hall are open and free to the public. 335 E. Swensson.