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 ·  NYC exhibition explores works of woodcut artist Hnizdovsky. By Ula Ilnytzky (Associated Press) (Mar 29, 2016)
 ·  NYC Exhibition Explores Works of Woodcut Artist Hnizdovsky (The New York Times/Associated Press) (Mar 29, 2016)
 ·  Exhibition: Jacques Hnizdovsky: Content and Style. Evolving Perspectives (Feb 26, 2016)
 ·  The Ukrainian Museum's Exhibition Catalogue Receives Prestigious College Art Association's 2016 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums (Feb 8, 2016)
 ·  Exhibition: The Ukrainian Diaspora: Women Artists 1908–2015 (Oct 18, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: Sixty Years an Artist: A Retrospective Exhibition of Works by Zenowij Onyshkewych (Sept 27, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: Petrykivka: The Soul of Ukraine, Ukraines UNESCO Treasure (May 4, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: The Tales and Myths of Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern (March 15, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: PYSANKA: Guardian of Life (March 13, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s (January 28, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: Yara at 25: Looking Back/Moving Forward (January 20, 2015)
 ·  Exhibition: We Are All Ukraine. Art by Waldemart Klyuzko (May 10, 2014)
 ·  Exhibition: TARAS SHEVCHENKO: POET, PAINTER, ICON (1814-1861) (April 16, 2014)
 ·  Exhibition: In Shevchenko's Land (March 28, 2014)
 ·  Exhibition: PROPAGANDA AND SLOGANS: The Political Poster in Soviet Ukraine, 1919-1921 (October 25, 2013)
 ·  Two Holodomor Exhibitions: Give Up Your Daily Bread and Evocations, works by Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak (October 10, 2013)
 ·  Professor Renata Holod elected Board president. Annual Meeting recap, July 22, 2013
 ·  Exhibition Out of Tradition: Contemporary Decorative and Applied Art, April 28–September 29, 2013 (April 1, 2013)
 ·  Kinofest NYC 2013 Festival Lineup and Film Premieres Announced. Fourth annual festival takes place April 4–7 (March 1, 2013)
 ·  Ron Kostyniuk: Art As Nature Analogue, Constructivist sculpture exhibition (October 21, 2012)
 ·  A Singular Vision: Ilona Sochynsky, Retrospective of Painting, an exhibition of contemporary art (May 13, 2012)
 ·  Kinofest: Film Festival of the Best New Cinema From Ukraine and Other Post-Soviet Nations (5/3/12, Huffington Post)
 ·  Ukrainian Film Festival, Kinofest NYC, Plumbs the Post-Soviet Era (5/2/12, New York Times)
 ·  East Village Film Festival Highlights Ukrainian Culture (5/2/12, DNA Info)
 ·  NYU East Village Reporter: Ukrainian Museum Celebrates Easter (4/9/12)
 ·  See the Museum's pysanky on the "Eggstravaganza" episode on ABC's "The Chew" (4/5/12)
 ·  New York Times Video: Dye-Hards Decorate Easter Eggs at Ukrainian Museum (3/30/12)
 ·  NYC-ARTS features The Ukrainian Museum's exhibition Borys Kosarev: Modernist Kharkiv, 1915-1931 (2/23/12)
 ·  Ukrainian Kilims: Journey of a Heritage at The Ukrainian Museum (1/30/2012)
 ·  Antiques on Camera and Behind Every Door. UKRAINIAN WEAVINGS (1/26/12, NY Times)
 ·  First Ever Exhibition of Kosarev Works Presented at The Ukrainian Museum (12/3/2011)
 ·  During Time of Celebration and Uncertainty, Ukrainian Museum Kicks Off Fall Season (9/26/11, NY Times)
 ·  Museum welcomes new president (8/1/11)
 ·  Jewelry Designer Anna Sheffield Shops at the Ukrainian Museum (6/10/11, Racked)
 ·  New exhibition The Worlds of Sviatoslav Hordynsky (5/13/11)
 ·  New exhibition Inside Chornobyl (4/17/11)
 ·  New exhibition Opanas Zalyvakha: The Road to Truth (1/23/11)
 ·  A festive opening for Invitation to a Wedding (12/6/10)
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 ·  Kinofest NYC (3/3/10)
 ·  A Visit to the Ukraine via New York (2/28/10)
 ·  Visit from President Yushchenko (9/22/09)
 ·  Annual Meeting (6/13/09)
 ·  Spring Gala (4/1/09)
 ·  Art Review (1/24-25/09, International Herald Tribune
 ·  Showman Who Dabbled in Many Modernisms by Ken Johnson (12/26/08, NY Times; review of the David Burliuk exhibition)
 ·  Vessel of Life [Sosud Zhizni] (6/21/07, Russian Bazaar)
 ·  Spring 2007 Newsletter (PDF)
 ·  Decorating eggs for Easter — Ukrainian style (4/6/07, ABC News)
 ·  The Art of Pysanky (4/5/07, TheStreet.com)
 ·  The Ukrainian Museum Hosts Minister Tarasiuk and High Ranking Diplomats (9/23/06)
 ·  Managing the Archaeological Heritage at the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos (9/15/06)
 ·  TREE OF LIFE. By N.F. Karlins (2/21/06, ArtNet)
 ·  Morris Sato Studio Creates Innovative Installation for Alexander Archipenko Exhibition (3/27/05)
 ·  AUDIO - VOA report and interview with President of The Ukrainian Museum (time marker 10:35 for 5 min.)
 ·  Museum awarded IMLS grant (10/19/04)
 ·  Annual Meeting (June 2003)
 ·  Post WWII DP Camps (3/11/03)
 ·  Topping Out At The Ukrainian Museum's Top Project (12/8/02)
 ·  Government of Ukraine Extends Offer of Support to The Ukrainian Museum in New York City (3/11/02)
 ·  Building a dream: construction of the new Ukrainian Museum gets underway (2/3/02)
 ·  Who Built The Ukrainian Museum? (10/7/01)
 ·  Museum Signs Building Contract (8/2/01)
 ·  Annual Meeting of The Ukrainian Museum (June 2001)
 ·  Phone-A-Thon a Success at The Ukrainian Museum
 ·  Ukrainian Museum Receives $500,000 from Self Reliance NY Federal Credit Union
 ·  The Ukrainian Museum Receives Major Gift
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 ·  The Ukrainian Museum's ANNUAL MEETING 2000
 ·  Spring 2000 Newsletter
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    The Ukrainian Museum's Malanka 2001


    Orest Kyzyk, master of ceremony and Olha Hnateyko, President, Board of Trustees

    One of the most exciting events that is fast becoming a New York tradition is the Ukrainian Museum's annual New Year's dinner dance, the Malanka. This year, to welcome the year 2001, the event was held in the popular restaurant Tavern on the Green, in legendary Central Park in mid-Manhattan. According to the Julian calendar and Ukrainian tradition, the New Year arrived on the stroke of midnight on January 13th.


    From left: Andrea Tomko, Slava Saluk, Alexandra Zawadiswsky, Michael Zawadiwsky and Tamara Tershakovec

    This year also, Malanka 2001 was the kick off event for what promises to be a year-long celebration, marking the Museum's 25th anniversary. More than 250 elegantly dressed guests, for the most part a younger crowd first gathered for cocktails, later retired to a richly adorned, mirrored banquet room that glowed with thousands of lights. The dinner menu proposed a choice of Chilean sea bass or filet mignon. The guests enveloped in the ebullient spirit of the evening, enjoyed the good food and danced to the lively music of the orchestra Montage. Vocalist Nestor Kyzymyshyn entertained with a few songs, while Master of Ceremony Orest Kyzyk kept the verve of the party on a high, even keel. The huge windows of the fabled restaurant allowed a pristine view of the snow covered vista of the park, thus serving as an almost fairy tale-like backdrop for the effervescent ambiance of the party indoors.


    From left: Andrew Ilnytsky, Olha Ilnytsky, Maria Bacynsky, Julian Baczynsky, Tamara Vitkovytsky, Ihor Vitkovytsky, Walter Nazarewicz and Frances Nazarewicz.

    The event was organized by the Special Events Committee on the Board of Trustees of the Museum. The Committee, chaired by Tatiana Tershakovec has as its task the creation of events cultural and entertaining in nature, that will also serve as fundraisers. Malanka 2001 raised over $50,000 in cash and pledges to the Building Fund.


    From left: Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj, Zenon Chernyk, Dr. Areta Podhorodecki, Katia Billan.

    This year the sponsors of this event, whose support contributed greatly to its success were: Dr. Roman and Anna Alyskewycz, Orest and Lidia Bilous, Dr. Areta Podhorodecki and Zenon Chernyk, Bohdan and Lydia Hajduczok, Roman Hawrylak and Maria Tershakovec Hawrylak, Timish and Anna Hnateyko, Dr. Arthur and Irene Hryhorowych, Dr. Jaroslaw and Alla Leshko, Orest and Daria Temnycky, Dr. Andrew and Tatiana Tershakovec, Lydia Zaininger and the corporation Western Union Money Transfer.


    From left: Natalka Bilan, Aleksandra Lopatynsky, Anna Hnateyko, Olenka Terleckyj

    Olha Hnateyko, President of the Board of Trustees greeted the guests with the New Year and shared with them the good news that the Museum received a major gift from Eugene and Daymel Shklar - $2.5 million outright donation to the Building Fund and a $1 million Challenge Grant, designed to match any donation to the Museum, dollar for dollar, up to $1 million, between November 2000 and the end of December 2001.


    From left: Maria Slupchynsky, Sophia Zaininger, Dr. Ilarion Cholhan, Maria Tershakovec Hawrylak, Roman Hawrylak, Svitlana Cholhan and Orest (Gogo) Slupchynsky.

    The Board President informed the audience that the gift will allow the Museum to begin construction of its new building on East Sixth Street in Lower Manhattan, in the Spring this year. The original design plans of architect George Sawicki will be utilized.


    From center to left: Dr. Renata Holod Tretiak, Dr. Oleh Tretiak, Maria Shust, Ihor Hayda, Roma Hayda, Lydia Krushelnytsky, Sophia Hewryk, Titus Hewryk, Oksana Isajiw, Ireneus Isajiw.

    Many individuals contributed their time and effort to make the Malanka dinner/dance an unequivocally wonderful and unforgettable experience for those present. The work input by members of the Special Events Committee, with Lydia Hajduczok as the liaison with the Museum's Administration, is to be applauded. The humorous drawing on the invitation to the event was created by caricaturist Orest (Gogo) Slupchunsky.


    From center to left: Anna Hnateyko, Alexandra Lopatynsky, Susan Rowe, Daria Temnycky, Andrew Temnycky, Ihor Terleckyj

    The Museum is poised on the threshold of its 25th year. Although this is an impressive length of time in its life, in reality these were the fledging years for the institution. The Museum had to find its footing, develop a strong base for its agenda, encourage support, and make a name for itself. In a quarter of a century the Museum has done just that - it became a viable member and leader in its community and a respected institution among its peers. Hard work, consistently professional quality programs and consistent support of the people who subscribe to the belief that the Ukrainian cultural legacy is to be treasured and preserved for future generations of Ukrainian Americans, have underwritten the Museum's achievements and successes.


    Members of the Special Events Committee. From left: Lydia Hajduczok, Orest Glut, Tatiana Tershakovec and Katria Czerwoniak.

    The crowning glory of its twenty-five year journey will be a new museum building, a modern, state-of-the-art facility, a showcase for what is best in the Ukrainian culture and experience. This achievement of paramount importance to Ukrainians in the United States, Canada and to Ukraine is being made possible with the great generosity of the Ukrainian people, and will mark the beginning of a new exciting journey for the Museum that will last for many years to come.

    Marta Baczynsky
    Press & Public Relations


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