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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Prints and Paintings by Bohdan Borzemsky: Retrospective
September 17, 2017 – February 25, 2018
The exhibition Prints and Paintings by Bohdan Borzemsky: Retrospective at The Ukrainian Museum celebrates Bohdan Borzemsky (b. 1923 in Kolomiya, Ukraine) by showcasing a selection of works that represent the various styles and aspects developed by the artist during his long and prolific creative career.


CIM
December 11, 2016 – September 24, 2017 EXTENDED!
Contemporary works by seven first generation Ukrainian American artists
Exhibiting Artists: Luba Drozd, Adriana Farmiga, Maya Hayuk, Roman Hrab, Yuri Masnyj, Christina Shmigel, Marko Shuhan
("CIM" in Ukrainian means "seven;" pronounced "seam")


Traditional Ukrainian Folk Headdresses: The Borshchiv and Zalishchyky Districts
July 1, 2017 – February 18, 2018
Headdresses are an important part of Ukrainian folk costumes. Their development, establishment, and use were based on practical, functional, customary needs and requirements, esthetic tastes, and hallowed beliefs in their magical power to safeguard against evil. The headdresses in this exhibition, most of them on loan from the collection of Vasyl Nayda, are from the Borshchiv and Zalishchyky districts of western Podillia. Traditional Ukrainian Folk Headdresses: The Borshchiv and Zalishchyky Districts is comprised of wedding wreaths for brides and bridesmaids, men's headwear, married women's headwraps, as well as accessories and decorative items such as woven sashes and gerdany (seed beaded strips).


The Basketweavers of Iza
Photographs by Anna Voitenko

April 9 – November 12, 2017 EXTENDED!
Captured in Anna Voitenko's award-winning photo-project are the inhabitants of the old village of Iza, nestled in the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine and home to many generations of famous basketweavers. Voitenko is a Ukrainian photographer known for her projects documenting unique locations, occupations, and traditions. She is fascinated by interesting lifestyles and places and is dedicated to capturing and preserving the diversity of human customs and crafts. Her photo-story about the remarkable mono-craft Carpathian village Iza garnered a prestigious Photographer of the Year award in 2009. The exhibition The Basketweavers of Iza, comprised of 27 photographs (large prints up to 28x36 inches) and a selection of baskets made in Iza, starts Sunday, April 9. It will be on display through November 12, 2017.



COMING UP


Timeless Treasures: Recently Acquired Folk Costumes and Textiles
This new collection on display for the first time features more than 80 exquisite items added to The Ukrainian Museum's extensive collection of textile art: complete folk costumes from various regions of Ukraine, intricately woven wrap skirts, richly embroidered shirts and ritual cloths, elaborate headdresses, accessories, outerwear, and much more. Drawn from a recent major acquisition of mid-19th-mid-20th century costumes and textiles, the exhibition opens to the public on October 22.
Opening October 22, 2017


.RAW
33 photographs by 33 photographers documenting a Ukraine in transition since the days of the Revolution of Dignity and through the ongoing war with Russia in the East.
Opening November 18, 2017


 


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