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COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

line The Museum's Winter/Spring folk art courses and workshops are listed below. A few workshops will be conducted remotely via Zoom, but most are offered as in-house classes. Note: instruction may switch to Zoom depending on the situation with Covid-19.

Kindly respect the Covid-19 guidelines in accordance with NYC law: adults and children age 5 and up are required to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 presented with a valid photo ID in order to enter the premises, and masks are required for adults and children ages 2+ inside the building. Please refer to the Visitor Information page on our website for more details.

CALL 212-228-0110 to register. Payment is required at the time of registration.

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


EMBROIDERY

This eight-class course teaches beginners the rudiments of embroidery while expanding the skills of those proficient in the craft. Participants will explore the history and evolution of styles, techniques, colors, threads, and fabrics traditionally used in embroidery in various regions of Ukraine. Open to adults and children 10+ years of age.

Winter/Spring 2022
Sessions on Saturdays:
(I) January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19
(II) March 26, April 2, 9, 30, May 7, 14, 21, June 4
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Course fee: Adults – $60; students over 16 & seniors – $50; children 10–16 – $30; members – 10% discount
Instructor: Lubow Wolynetz


GERDANY (BEAD-STRUNG NECKLACES)

This is a four-week course in the art of making gerdany (bead-strung necklaces), which were traditionally worn with folk costumes in various regions of Ukraine as well as experiment with new styles and techniques. Open to adults and children 12+ years of age.

Winter/Spring 2022
Sessions on Saturdays:
(I) January 29, February 5, 12, 19
(II) February 26, March 5, 12, 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Course fee: Adults – $40; students over 16 & seniors – $35; children 12–16 – $15; members – 10% discount
Instructor: Olha Lesko


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, not just solid color eggs. This year's workshops are conducted in-house except Saturday, April 9, which will be online via Zoom.

Spring 2022

In-person workshops at the Museum:
Sunday, March 27, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 3, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Zoom workshops:
Saturday, April 9, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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


UKRAINIAN EASTER TRADITIONS (BAKING)

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 students over 16 years of age.

Spring 2022
Saturday, April 2 only
Time: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

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


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. Pre-registration is not required.

Spring 2022
Saturday, April 9 only
Time: 1:00–5:00 p.m.

FREE with Museum admission
Pysanka artist: Anna Gbur


BAKING TRADITIONAL WEDDING BREADS

This workshop offers hands-on training in baking and decorating a korovai – a 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 2022
Saturday, May 7 only
Time: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

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


UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS BAKING 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 2022
Date/time TBA
Workshop fee: Adults – $25; students (16+) & seniors – $20; members – 10% discount.
Instructor: Lubow Wolynetz


TRADITIONAL UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS WORKSHOP

Participants create traditional Ukrainian tree ornaments. Open to adults and children 12+ years of age.
A great activity for the entire family!

Fall 2022
Dates/times TBA
Workshop fee: Adults – $15; students over 12 & seniors – $10; members – 10% discount.
Instructors: "Verkhovynky" Plast Sorority



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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