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SPECIAL EVENTS

 


September 28, 2019
Closing of the exhibition Full Circle: Ukraines Struggle for Independence 100 Years Ago, 1917-1921

SPEAKERS:

Chryzanta Hentisz
President of the Board of Trustees, The Ukrainian Museum
Maria Shust
Director, The Ukrainian Museum

Exhibition catalogue presentation by the curator Dr. Yurii Savchuk, Senior Researcher, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Remarks about the exhibition by Prof. Anna Procyk, Professor Emerita in the Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science at Kingsboro Community College, City University of New York

PERFORMERS:
Pavlo Gintov, piano
Denys Savelyev, flute

Works by Michael Hayvoronsky, Ludwig van Beethoven, Sergiy Bortkievich, Zhanna Kolodub, Zhanna Kolodub, Mykola Lysenko


March 9, 2019
"MARDI GRAS in New Orleans" Fund Raising Event

Guests wore evening attire and party masks, with a prize awarded for the best mask. The New Orleans Gala Cocktail Party was catered by Veselka Restaurant, and musical entertainment by Philadelphia Funk Authority. Proceeds benefited The Ukrainian Museum.


January 26, 2019
The 100th Anniversary of the ACT OF UNIFICATION on January 22, 1919
Unification of the Ukrainian National Republic and the West Ukrainian National Republic

PROGRAM
· Master of Ceremonies, Adrian Hewryk, Vice President, Board of Trustees of The Ukrainian Museum
· National Anthem of Ukraine
· Moment of silence in recognition of those who sacrificed their lives for Ukraine
· Welcome remarks, Chryzanta Hentisz, President of the Board of Trustees of The Ukrainian Museum
Speakers:
· Oleksii Holubov, Consul General of Ukraine in New York
· Dr. Lubomyr Hajda, Associate Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University (retired)
· Dr. Yurii Savchuk, Senior Researcher, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Curator of the exhibition Full Circle: Ukraine's Struggle for lndependence 100 Years Ago, 1917-1921
· Shelest Piano Duo performed works by Mykola Lysenko (18421912), Oleksandr Zhuk(19071995), Sergiy Bortkevich (18771952), and Myroslav Skoryk (1938).


June 26, 2018
Workshop: Identification and Preservation of Photographic Collections

The Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY), a collaboration between two long-running New York programs dedicated to service and support for archival and library research collections throughout the State: the New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program and the New York State Library Conservation/Preservation Program, organized this workshop for museum professionals to promote interactive learning, networking, and collaboration. The "Identification and Preservation of Photographic Collections" workshop took place at The Ukrainian Museum, one of five locations throughout New York State arranged by the DHPSNY.

Ukrainian Museum staff members joined about 25 other museum professionals in the day-long workshop, which included several presentations, discussions, and break-out sessions. The group was given a tour of the (then) current exhibitions: Timeless Treasures and Yaroslava.


June 16, 2018
FASHION IN FELT: RUNWAY SHOW

RUNWAY SHOW of contemporary wearable art in felt and DESIGNER TRUNK SHOW

The Festival of Felt included a series of workshops (June 9-17):
· Felted Boots Workshop with designer Natalya Brashovetska
· Felting Demonstration with Marta Zahaykevich, organizer of the festival
· Felted Ruffled Scarf Workshop with designer Irena Levkovich


October 2629, 2017
Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America Conference

Preserving and making accessible the rich collections of Ukrainian American archives and museum collections was the focus of a three-day conference titled "Conservation and Preservation" held by the Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America (UHCNA) that took place October 27-29. The conference provided a unique opportunity for member organizations to get exposure to professional-level museum, archive and library procedures. This years biennial conference was cohosted by the Ukrainian History and Education Center (UHEC) in Somerset, N.J., and The Ukrainian Museum in New York City.


September 30, 2017
"Fall for Art" Soirée and Art Auction

The Ukrainian Museums benefit event, "Fall for Art: Soirée & Art Auction," was a resounding success. More than one hundred and fifty friends and supporters of the Museum attended the event and many of the guests participated in the lively auction of fine artwork.


September 18, 2017
Visit by President Petro Poroshenko and First Lady Maryna Poroshenko of Ukraine

Representatives of Ukrainian American community organizations met with President Petro Poroshenko and other dignitaries to discuss current events in Ukraine.


April 16, 2014
Ukrainian Easter Luncheon at The New York Times

Working with The Ukrainian Museum and a few other institutions in the East Village, Tamara Samilenko of the NYT researched and organized a Ukrainian Easter luncheon for NYTimes staff.


April 6, 2014
Singer and EuroMaidan activist Ruslana

The Ukrainian Museum and Ukrainian National Women's League of America, in cooperation with the US-Ukraine Foundation in Washington, DC., held a special meeting with Ruslana Lyzychko, singer, songwriter, former Verkovna Rada MP, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and 2014 recipient of the US. Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award

The UNLWA gave Ruslana an honorary membership plaque. Ruslana was in New York City as a participant in the Women in the World 2014 Summit.


March 30, 2014
Opening of the exhibition No Other Home: The Crimean Tatar Repatriates

Mustafa Dzhemilev, Member of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament), the recognized leader of the Crimean Tatar National Movement, a human rights activist, former Soviet dissident, and the former Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People spoke at the opening of the exhibition No Other Home: The Crimean Tatar Repatriates at The Ukrainian Museum in New York.


March 1, 2014
"Mardi Gras in New Orleans" canceled

Regrettably, the "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" gala fundraising event on March 1, 2014 was canceled due to the crisis taking place in Ukraine.

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