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COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

linePre-registration and pre-payment are required unless otherwise indicated.
Register by calling 212-228-0110.

NOTE: Materials included in the registration fee unless indicated otherwise. Finished objects may be taken home.


EMBROIDERY

This eight-workshop course teaches beginners the rudiments of embroidery while expanding the skills of those already proficient in the craft. Students start from the basic running stitch and advance to little known stitches and intricate cut-work techniques. Participants will explore the history and evolution of styles, techniques, colors, threads, and fabrics traditionally used in various regions of Ukraine. Open to adults and children over 10 years of age.

Fall 2019
DATES: Saturdays, September 21 – November 9

TIME: 1:00–3:30 p.m.
Course fee (8 classes): Adults – $60; students over 16 & seniors – $50; children ages 10-16 – $30; members – 10% discount.
Instructor: Lubow Wolynetz


GERDANY (BEAD-STRUNG NECKLACES)

This is a four-workshop course in the art of making gerdany (bead-strung necklaces), which were traditionally worn with folk costumes in various regions of Ukraine. The course is open to adults and children over 12 years of age.

Fall 2019
DATES: Saturdays, October 5–26

TIME: 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Course fee (4 classes): Adults – $40; students over 16 & seniors – $35; children ages 10–16 – $15; members – 10% discount.
Instructor: Olha Lesko


SASH (kraika) WEAVING

In this four-week course, participants will learn basic kraika (woven sash), pick-up, and tapestry weaving techniques on a backstrap loom. Course topics include the parts of a loom, calculating and preparing warp, reading and creating drafts, identifying regional styles. Each student will produce a complete woven textile by the end of the course. Open to adults and children 12+ years of age. All materials provided.

Fall 2019
Saturdays, September 21–October 12

TIME: 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Course fee (4 classes): Adults – $45; students 12+ & seniors – $40; members – 10% discount.
Additional materials fee per person – $20 (discount does not apply to materials).
Instructor: Halyna Shepko


UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS

This is a one-day workshop with hands-on participation in the baking of traditional Ukrainian Christmas breads. During the class, participants will learn about the customs, traditions, and rituals practiced during this joyous holiday. Open to adults and students over 16 years of age.

Fall 2019
DATE: Saturday, December 7
TIME: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Workshop fee: Adults – $25; students over 16 & seniors – $20; members – 10% discount.
Instructor: Lubow Wolynetz


TRADITIONAL UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS WORKSHOP

Participants in this workshop use beads, walnut shells, colored ribbons, and paper to make traditional Ukrainian Christmas tree ornaments such as spiders, cradles, stars, mobiles, and garlands. Open to children and adults. A great activity for the entire family!

Fall 2019
Dates and times:
Saturday, December 14, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. or
Sunday, December 15, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or
Sunday, December 15, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Workshop fee: Adults – $15; students over 12 & seniors – $10; children 7–12 – $5; members – 10% discount.
Instructors: "Verkhovynky" Plast Sorority



PYSANKY – UKRAINIAN EASTER EGG DECORATING WORKSHOPS

Adults and children over 12 year of age will have the opportunity to learn the art of making pysanky – Ukrainian Easter eggs. Dyes, beeswax and a stylus are used to decorate the eggs with traditional Ukrainian designs. Fill your Easter basket with beautiful pysanky, rather than just plain colored eggs! This 2+ hours workshop is offered on Saturdays and Sundays.

Winter/Spring 2020
Dates/times TBA

Fee per workshop
Adults – $15; students over 16 & seniors – $10; children ages 12–16 – $5; members – 10% discount.
Instructors
Anna Gbur, Lesia Lebed, Emily Robbins, Tania Snihur


UKRAINIAN EASTER TRADITIONS

During this workshop participants will learn about Ukrainian Easter traditions as well as partake in the actual baking of traditional Easter breads. Open to adults and children over 16 years of age.

Spring 2020
Date/time TBA

Workshop fee: Adults – $25; students over 16 & seniors – $20; members – 10% discount.
Instructor: Lubow Wolynetz


DEMONSTRATIONS IN THE MAKING OF PYSANKY – UKRAINIAN EASTER EGGS

Artists proficient in this art form will create beautiful pysanky. Slavko Nowytski's award-winning documentary film PYSANKA will be shown throughout the afternoon. This program is scheduled to run continuously during the afternoon. Pre-registration is not required.

Spring 2020
Date/time TBA

FREE with Museum admission.
Pysanka artists: Anna Gbur, Olia Rudyk


BAKING TRADITIONAL WEDDING BREADS

This workshop offers hands-on training in baking and decorating a korovai (traditional Ukrainian wedding bread). Participants will also learn to adorn the colorful wedding tree hiltse. Open to adults and students over 16 years of age.

Spring 2020
Date/time TBA

Workshop fee: Adults – $25; students over 16 & seniors – $20; members – 10% discount.
Instructors: Bohdanna Slyz, Lubow Wolynetz, Larysa Zielyk



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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