SCHOOL & FAMILY/YOUTH PROGRAMS
School programs at The Ukrainian Museum are designed to be a part of any classroom curriculum and support the New York State and New York City Learning Standards. The Museum educator will work with the classroom teacher to tailor the programs to each group's needs, abilities, and interests.
To make a reservation, call 212-228-0110 x305, or send an e-mail to edu(at)ukrainianmuseum.org.
Cost varies for each program (see below).
When scheduling a group tour or program, you must provide the following information:
· Name of your school/organization
· Contact name and email address
· Mailing address of school/organization street, city, state, zip code
· School/organization phone number and fax number
· Number of participants
· Age range (for school groups!)
· Several possible dates and times for your visit (please check your transportation department before calling)
· Any special needs of your group
SCHOOL AND YOUTH PROGRAMS
Suggest these specially designed programs to your school principal and teachers!
Utilizing the Museum's collection and exhibitions,
these programs are intended to inspire students to create,
and connect to art while also developing critical
thinking skills. School programs at The Ukrainian
Museum are designed to be a part of any K-12
classroom curriculum and support the New York State
and New York City Learning Standards. Programs are
tailored to each group's needs, abilities, and interests.
Contact the Education Department to reserve a program.
Teacher materials are available upon request.
In Connection with Current Exhibitions
Carpathian Echoes: Textile Materials and Technology in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania and Ukraine
October 9, 2016 through March 12, 2017
WEAVING A CULTURE
Explore and compare Ukrainian and Romanian textiles to discover differences and similarities. Use the opportunity to learn about the Carpathian Mountains and the cultures they nourish. Examine samples of traditional tools of textile weaving and make your own unique, miniature kilim.
Tour and workshop for grades K-12, $10 per participant,
including materials fee (90 min.)
Pysanka: The Ukrainian Easter Egg
March 25 through September 24, 2017
PYSANKA (The Ukrainian Easter Egg)
Learn about the meaning and symbolism of the pysanka, a traditional companion of spring and Easter festivities. Study the methods used to make these unique and joyful symbols of spring. Create your own pysanka with the help of the ancient wax-resist method and decorate it with magical patterns.
Tour for grades 6-12, $5 per student (1 hour)
Tour and workshop for grades K-5, $10 per student, including
materials fee (90 min.)
UKRAINIAN FOLK ART IN PERSPECTIVE
Discover form and meaning in Ukrainian folk art by
looking at and discussing a range of objects from the
Museum's permanent collection. Explore how Ukrainian
folk art connects to folk art of other cultures. Engage in
hands-on activities inspired by these objects and explore
time-honored techniques utilizing traditional motifs and
Grades K-12, $10 materials fee per participant (90 min.)
A UKRAINIAN IMMIGRANT'S SUITCASE
Explore the Ukrainian immigrant experience through
photos from the archives, objects from the permanent
collection, and stories. Discover the path many Ukrainians
took to wind up in New York's East Village, and learn
how they adapted their culture to fit the needs of their
new home in America. Understand what constitutes and
Grades K-12, $5 per student (90 min.)
Mark your calendars!
Families with children ages 512 learn about Ukrainian culture and arts, participate in a workshop, and engage in intergenerational learning. Please call in advance to reserve a spot. $7 per family member / $5 per Museum member (unless indicated otherwise). Workshops take place Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
February 5, 2017
WEAVING A CULTURE
Explore Ukrainian and Romanian woven textiles and garments. Weave your own miniature patterned kilim.
February 19, 2017
Inspired by an exhibition of seven contemporary artists (CIM), create your own modernist masterpiece.
March 5, 2017
LIALKA-MOTANKA (HAND-CRAFTED DOLL)
Create a traditional protective motanka-doll using fabric, thread, and ribbon. No sewing required!
March 19, 2017
UKRAINIAN FOLK ART
Look at items from the Museumĺs folk art collection and weave, embroider, or sculpt your own folk art object.
April 2, 2017
A UKRAINIAN EASTER: PYSANKA
Discover the symbols and techniques used to make a pysanka and create your own magical egg.
April 30, 2017
Study baskets from the Carpathian village Iza and learn the history of this ancient craft. Create your own colorful and unique basket.
May 7, 2017
REVERSE GLASS PAINTING
Create painting on glass inspired by the works from the collection.