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Ukraine Exhibit

May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - September 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Do you know what the terms “Petrykivka, Rizba and Vyshyvanka” mean?

Petrykivka: Village of Petrykivka decorate their living quarters, household belongings with a style of ornamental painting/flowers and natural elements. 

Rizba: Decorated wooden items -some containing beads, pearls, paintings.

Vyshyvanka: A traditional Ukraine embroidered shirt.

You are going to see items that have been brought over from Ukraine that showcase the rich culture of the country as well as various forms of art that Ukrainian immigrants continue to make in America.

Ukrainians have been skilled wood carvers for centuries. Intricate work is done on wooden plates, candle holders, picture albums which are not only carved, but inlaid with beads, mother of pearl and paint.

Photographs by award winning Ukrainian photographers show you everyday life in Ukraine watercolors, paintings, and enamel work are displayed along with pottery and various other art forms.

Embroidery, whether on a pillow, blouse, shirt or Rushnyk (a ritual cloth) is not only beautiful but represents an ethnographic area of Ukraine.


May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
September 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


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