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EDUCATION


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SCHOOL, YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS

School programs at The Ukrainian Museum are designed to be 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 (required for school groups)
· Several possible dates and times for your visit (please check with your transportation department before calling)
· Any special needs of your group


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SCHOOL AND YOUTH GROUP PROGRAMS
Suggest these specially designed programs to your school principal and teachers, or scout group leaders!

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 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.

Workshops in connection to current exhibitions
Winter/Spring 2020

PYSANKY, Decorated Ukrainian Easter Eggs
Learn about the meaning and symbolism of 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 and workshop for grades K-12, $10 per participant, including materials fee (90 min.)

Available Year-Round

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 symbols.
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 shapes identity.
Grades K-12, $10 per participant (90 min.)

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS
Discover how Ukrainian folk art connects to the traditional art of other cultures by observing and discussing objects from our permanent collection and comparing them to objects from other parts of the world. Take part in a hands-on workshop in which two traditions are combined in a beautiful and original craft.
Tour and workshop for grades K-12, $10 per participant, including materials fee (90 min.)


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FAMILY PROGRAMS

Families with children ages 5–12 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 9, 2020
WEAVING A CULTURE

Explore Ukrainian woven textiles and garments. Weave your own miniature patterned kilim or sash.

March 8, 2020
EMBROIDERY

Learn about and make traditional designs and stitches from different parts of Ukraine.

March 22, 2020
MOTANKA DOLL

Create a traditional protective motanka doll using fabric, thread, and ribbon. No sewing required!

April 5, 2020
A UKRAINIAN EASTER EGG: PYSANKA

Discover the symbols and techniques used to make a pysanka and create your own magical egg.

April 26, 2020
VINOK: FLORAL WREATH

Once part of an unmarried girl's traditional Ukrainian outfit, the vinok is now a fashionable accessory. Make one to take home!

May 17, 2020
WEDDING TREE DECORATION: HILTSE

Learn about Ukrainian wedding traditions and decorate a traditional wedding tree – hiltse.

May 31, 2020
CERAMIC-STYLE ORNAMENTATION

Make your own version of a decorated plate or other object inspired by Kosiv region traditional ceramics. The tradition of Kosiv, Ukraine, painted ceramics was added to the UNESCO list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2019.


 

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The Museum's educational and traditional arts programs are made possible
by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support
of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

The Ukrainian Museum's film series and traditional arts programs are supported, in part, by public funds
from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


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