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Danish museum in Iowa celebrates accreditation

Mar 16, 2017 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

The Museum of Danish America - an Elk Horn, Iowa, institution celebrating Danish roots and American dreams - toasted a milestone Wednesday.

Museum staff, volunteers and interns lifted glasses in a "skäl" salute during a Facebook video announcement of the institution achieving accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.

Only 3 percent of the nation's estimated 33,000 museums are accredited. In Omaha, for example, only the Joslyn Art Museum is accredited by the American Allian

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