SAVE THE DATE: June 26th, 2022, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2nd Annual - Lefse and Lemonade
Free-Will Lunch Served: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lecture & Music: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lecture: Kristin Anderson will speak @ 1:00 p.m. about altar painting artist, Sarah Kirkeberg Raugland followed by tour of 3 local churches with Raugland paintings
Kristin Anderson is a Professor of Art at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. Her courses include art history and architectural history surveys as well as more specialized offerings such as American Art, Scandinavian Art, and Women and Art. She also teaches a popular course, The Designed Environment, about the architectural and urban history of the Twin Cities. The class meets at a different location for each session, bringing students face-to-face with the buildings and spaces they study.
In 2005, Kristin received the Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning award for Excellence in Teaching.
Kristin's current writing and research is focused on sports architecture, and she is co-authoring a book on the history of sports facilities in the Twin Cities for the University of Minnesota Press. Other research interests include Scandinavian-American immigrant folk art and the altar paintings tradition of the Norwegian-Americans. A popular speaker in community and church settings, Kristin also gives tours and presentations at Target Field, focusing on architecture, sustainability issues, women in baseball, and art at the ballpark.
From 2013 until 2018, Kristin served as the president of the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (MNSAH), and she was the local co-chair for the 2018 Society of Architectural Historians International Conference in St. Paul. She is the chair of the Minnesota State Review Board for National Register of Historic Places designations.
A graduate of Oberlin College, Kristin has master's degrees in art history (University of Minnesota) and church history (Luther Seminary) as well as a PhD in American Art, Architecture, and Popular Culture from the University of Minnesota.
Kristin Anderson' s Website