Get Involved
Friends of House of Sweden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to strengthen U.S. and Swedish relations through exhibits, activities and events that take place in the spectacular setting of House of Sweden and in several other cities throughout the United States.

We promote culture, arts, science, climate and sustainability, democracy, global development and education through exhibits, seminars, round table talks, networking events, concerts and much more.

Partnership and sponsor opportunities

Friends of House of Sweden is deeply grateful to those individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations that have joined together to demonstrate their support of Friends of House of Sweden and our mission.

For more information on opportunities and collaborations, please contact:

Friends of House of Sweden
2900 K St NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-467-2653
FoHoS.Washington@gmail.com


Become an Exhibition Guide

House of Sweden is open to the public on weekends. Guides assist visitors, provide information about House of Sweden, answer questions about current exhibitions on display and help with other administrative tasks.

If you are interested in becoming an exhibition guide in House of Sweden, or if you want more information, please contact:

Friends of House of Sweden
202-467-2653
FoHoS.Washington@gmail.com

Sponsors 2021

A Selection of Current and Former Partners

Become a partner

For an annual contribution of $20,000, companies are offered a partnership package that will be created and implemented in close collaboration with Friends of House of Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden.

Below is the standard package, which could be tailored to the specific needs and interests of your company.

- One meeting or reception in House of Sweden for up to 40 participants.

- One dinner or luncheon in the Ambassador’s residence for up to 10 people, or a reception for a larger number of guests.

- Co-host a virtual, or in-person, event with the Embassy of Sweden.

- Company name or logotype on display in House of Sweden, and visibility on House of Sweden’s virtual platforms.

- Visibility in the Embassy of Sweden’s virtual and in-person public outreach programs, including well-attended events, such as the tribute to the Nobel Prize Laureates, the National Day of Sweden ceremony and the Lucia celebration.

Ambassadors Circle Members

For an annual contribution of $10,000, members of the Ambassador’s Circle will be:

Recognized with their name on display in House of Sweden.

Invited to hybrid, virtual and in-person events (in-person events will re-open in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines). House of Sweden’s in-person public programming traditionally includes a grand opening event, a National Day of Sweden ceremony, a Nobel Prize symposium, a Lucia celebration and more.

Current members:

- Ambassador Ken Howery
- Ambassador Lyndon Olson
- Ambassador Michael Wood

Board of Directors

Friends of House of Sweden is run by a board of Directors, a mix of both Americans and Swedes.

Anna Eliasson Schamis – Co-chair
Robert H. Craft, Jr. – Co-chair
Brent Erickson – Treasurer
Björn Arvidsson – Secretary

Ingrid Ask
Clarissa Bonde
David Dangoor
Bruce Karstadt

Renée Lundholm
Astrid Marklund
Gerd Sjögren
Lars-Erik Tindre

For more information, please contact:

Johanna Bergenholtz, Office Manager, Friends of House of Sweden,
fohos.washington@gmail.com
Ingrid Ask, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.,ingrid.ask@gov.se

Michael Wood

Ambassador
Senior Counsel at the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Michael Wood

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