THE NEW BUILDING OF THE UKRAINIAN MUSEUM
The Ukrainian Museum opened the doors to its new facility at 222 East 6th Street on April 3, 2005.
The 25,000 sq. ft. building allows for agenda expansion, including larger, more imposing exhibitions and educational programs. It provides fitting space to display the treasures from the Museum's collections. In this exceptional environment such projects as exhibition exchanges with other museums in the United States as well as those in Ukraine is already being realized.
Features of the new building:
modern, climate-controlled exhibition galleries
spacious, environmentally sensitive collections storage spaces
workrooms for courses and workshops
gallery/auditorium for cultural, artistic and social events
space for conferences, lectures, slide and film presentations
café/gallery (still to come)
executive conference room
efficiency-oriented staff offices
In its new building, The Ukrainian Museum has the potential to develop into an active and diversified Ukrainian cultural center in New York City. It will serve as a base for Ukrainian American artistic, cultural and community activities, for the use and enjoyment of both its members and the general public.
Illustration of the new building which is now located on East 6th Street in New York's East Village.
Lobby gallery with central staircase