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The Collections

Festive Women's Costume
Early 20th century. Bukovyna region, western Ukraine.


Festive Women's Costume
1920s. Village of Hekmanivka, Borshchiv district, Ternopil' oblast, western Podilia region.


Ukrainian Easter Eggs (Pysanky)
1980s. Recreated from ancient designs. From various regions of Ukraine, with solar and eternity symbols.

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Nikifor
(1896-1960)
Wooden Church in the Carpathian Mountains
9.5"x6.5", watercolor.


Mykhailo Chereshnovsky
(1911-1994)
Oksana, Portrait of Oksana Makarevych, 1962, 18" high, wood.
Gift of Ludmyla Chereshnovsky

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Ivan Yizhakevych
(1864-1962)
Young Flute Player, 16"x12.5", oil on board.
Gift of Dr. Volodymyr Pushkar in memory of his wife Stefania


Jacques Hnizdovsky
Displaced Persons
1948, 30"x53", oil on canvas

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George Kruk
(1911-1988)
Praying Jesuit 1958, 20.5" high, bronze.


Vasyl Krychevsky
(1873-1952)
Tatar House in Alushta
1923, 11.25"x13", oil on board.


Church of St. George
1659-1666. Drohobych, western Ukraine. From the exhibition, Masterpieces in Wood: Houses of Worship in Ukraine.


Photo: Ukrainians taking part in the the American Loyalty Parade in New York; July 1918.

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Folk Art Collection

The Museum's holdings of Ukrainian folk art include one of the most important documented collections outside of Ukraine.

It features wedding and festive attire from various regions of Ukraine, ritual cloths (rushnyky) and kilims, and a broad selection of richly embroidered and woven textiles that exemplify regional diversity in their embroidery and weaving techniques and in the evolution and beauty of their design.

This unique collection also includes ceramics, metalwork, brass and silver jewelry, decorative wood objects, and an outstanding collection of Ukrainian Easter eggs (pysanky).




Fine Arts Collection

The fine Arts Collection comprises of paintings drawings, graphic works, and sculptures created by Ukrainian artists who worked in Ukraine, Europe, and the United States.

It includes one of the more important collections of the well-known primitif artist Nikifor (1896-1960), probably the largest collection of paintings and watercolors of Ukrainian artist and architect Vasyl Krychevsky (1873-1952), and nearly all of the works created in the United States by sculptor Chreshnovsky (1911-1994).

The collection also includes the works of other prominent Ukrainian artists, such as:

Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
Michael Andreenko (1894-1982)
Nicholas Bervinchak (1903-1978)
Petro Cholodny, Jr. (1902-1990)
Lev Getz (1896-1971)
Alexis Gritchenko (1883-1977)
Jacques Hnizdovsky (1915-1985)
Edward Kozak (1902-1992)
Gregor Kruk (1911-1988)
Slavko Kruszelnycky (1916-1973)
Mykhailo Moroz (1904-1992)
Oleksa Novakivsky (1872-1935)
Ivan Yzhakevych (1864-1962)




Archival Collection

The archival holdings feature a very large and important collection of photographs and materials documenting the past one hundred years of the Ukrainian immigration in the United States.

The archives also contain rare photographs and documents pertaining to various aspects of the cultural, social and political life in Ukraine.

Included are photographs of Ukrainian architectural monuments and many unique portraits of individuals in their native dress. Rare books, maps, posters, stamps, coins, and paper currency are part of the archival holdings as well.


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