Welcome to our website!
The Illinois Norsk Rosemalers Association exists to promote and encourage the art of rosemaling: by publishing a newsletter ‘Avisen’, sponsoring classes and holding meetings for members. We participate in northern Illinois events to promote our organization and offer our rosemaling for sale.
Visit our Classes page – for current openings!
Member Studio time together via ZOOM – link sent to members via email JOIN NOW!
2023 Raffle: Wooden box with angled lid painted in Gudbrandsdal Style – on display at our events, drawing in October 2023!
Password required and provided to members. Click on the image of the newsletter you wish to view.
Ornaments of the Year (OOTY’s)
INRA chooses a different shape each year to be our OOTY. These are numbered and rosemaled by artists and members and sold at our sales events. For 2022 we are featuring a collection a shapes from prior years.
In-Person Events 2023
- May 2023: Syttende Mai Parade in Park Ridge – organized by the Norwegian National League of Chicago
- June 23 & 24, 2023: Swedish Days in Geneva, IL at the Gift Box 310 West State St., Geneva IL
- Summer Picnic for members TBD
- Tentative September 10, 2023: Scandinavian Day Festival at Vasa Park, Elgin, IL
- October 2023: Cottages in the Woods, Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL