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Wed. thru Sun. 11:30 am - 5:00 pm e-mail: info@UkrainianMuseum.org

 

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EDUCATION


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Your health and safety are our top priority. The Museum follows all mandated guidelines: masks are required, Covid-19 vaccination cards with valid ID must be shown by adults and children age 5 and up. No food is permitted. Check the Visitor Information page on the Museum's website for details.


SCHOOL, YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS

Our school and youth programs draw on the Museum's collections and exhibitions to inspire students to create and connect to art while also developing critical thinking skills. They are designed to be part of any K–12 classroom curriculum and support New York State and New York City learning standards. Our programs are tailored to each age group. Please contact the Museum's Education Department to schedule a program. Tour and workshop for grades K–12 (90 min.): $10 per participant, including materials. Teacher materials are available upon request.

To make a reservation, call 212-228-0110 x305, or e-mail education@ukrainianmuseum.org.

When scheduling a group tour or program, you must provide the following information:
· Name of your school or organization
· Contact name and email address
· Mailing address, phone number, and fax number of school or organization
· Number of participants
· Age range (required for school groups)
· Requested date and time for your visit (please take transportation time into consideration)
· Any special needs of your group


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SCHOOL AND YOUTH GROUP PROGRAMS

Winter/Spring 2022

Suggest these specially designed programs to your school principal and teachers, or scout group leaders!

Related to Current Exhibitions

ART & NATURE
Explore the countless images of nature in the Ukrainian folk art on exhibit and in the Museum’s collection. Learn about their symbolic significance in ancient societies and their essential ties to springtime and the idea of rebirth. Discuss how this concept can be compared to the renewal of life after the pandemic. Decorate a craft with traditional symbols associated with springtime and rebirth.

PYSANKY: UKRAINIAN EASTER EGGS
Learn about the meaning and symbolism of the pysanka, a traditional component of spring and Easter festivities. Study the methods used to make these unique and joyful symbols of spring. Create your own pysanka using the ancient wax-resist method, and decorate it with magical patterns.

Available Year-Round

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS
Discover how Ukrainian folk art connects to the traditional art of other cultures by comparing objects on exhibit and from the Museum’s collection with folk art from other parts of the world. Take part in a hands-on workshop in which traditions are combined in a beautiful and original craft.

A UKRAINIAN IMMIGRANT'S SUITCASE
Explore the Ukrainian immigrant experience through photos from the Museum’s archives, items from our permanent collection, and stories. Discover the path many Ukrainians took to New York City’s East Village and learn how they adapted their culture to their new home in America. Understand what constitutes and shapes identity.


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FAMILY WORKSHOPS

Family Programs at the Ukrainian Museum are an opportunity for families with children ages 5–12 to learn about Ukrainian culture and arts, participate in a workshop, and engage in inter-generational learning.  Please call in advance to reserve a spot.

$7 per family member/$5 per Museum member
Workshops take place Sundays from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. via Zoom unless otherwise stated.

January 30
COLLAGE
Circles are the perfect shape and were one of the inspirations for the artwork by artist Christina Saj. Use various materials to make your own inspired creation.

February 6
UKRAINIAN FOLK PAINTING
Make your own version of a decorated plate or tile inspired by the painted designs on the traditional ceramics of the Hutsul region.

February 20
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Explore the appearance and sounds of Ukrainian musical instruments and create your own music makers.

March 6
CERAMICS
Observe the unique style of artist Slava Gerulak and create your own unique ceramic artwork.

Two live workshops scheduled:
Sunday, March 20, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. – in person at the Museum
Saturday, March 26, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – in person at the Museum
PYSANKY: UKRAINIAN EASTER EGGS
Discover the symbols and techniques used to make a pysanka and create your own magical egg.

May 15
UKRAINIAN FOLK COSTUMES
Learn about the various components of traditional Ukrainian folk attire, and their regional differences, then create your own article of clothing.

May 22 New date: June 4 (Saturday)
UKRAINIAN FOLK TALES
Immerse yourself in the magic of Ukrainian folk tales, then write and illustrate your own storybook or character from a traditional folk tale.


 

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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 exhibitions and 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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