Preview of Events
- Sun22Jan2017NEW YORK
The Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S. invites all to an illustrated lecture by Dr. Tetiana Hoshko, professor of history at the Ukrainian Catholic University of Lviv, on “A Noble among the Burghers: Relations between the Nobles and the Burghers in the Rus’ Territories from the 15th to 17th Centuries through the Prism of the Diet Constitutions.” The event will take place in the academy’s building at 206 W. 100th St. (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) at 3 p.m. For information call 212-222-1866.
- Sat28Jan2017Sat03Jun2017NEW YORK
Registration is open for The Ukrainian Museum’s popular weekend traditional folk art courses. Try your hand at embroidery, an eight-session course for all levels open to adults and children age 10 and over, or learn bead-stringing (gerdany) in a four-session course for adults and children age 12 and up. Both start January 28. Join us for the very popular pysanka and Easter traditions baking workshops from late March to April 9 (check dates online). Tapestry weaving, a fun introductory four-workshop course for ages 12 and up, starts April 22. Pre-registration is necessary – details may be found on the museum website’s section on Education. Fees include all materials and access to the exhibition galleries. The Ukrainian Museum is located at 222 E. Sixth St,; telephone, 212-228-0110; website, www.ukrainianmuseum.org.
- Sun29Jan2017NEW YORK
At 2 p.m. at The Ukrainian Museum, meet director/producer Olha Onyshko who will present her new documentary film “Women of Maidan” (2016), a deeply moving film that bears witness to how ordinary women became the sustaining heart of the fight against the corrupt regime to win a better future for their children. Learn about the women who courageously filled the streets, energized the nation and sustained the protesters for over two months during the “Revolution of Dignity.” Admission (includes gallery access and light reception) is $15; $10 for museum members and seniors; $5 for students. Arrive early to view the current exhibitions. The Ukrainian Museum is located at 222 E. Sixth St,; telephone, 212-228-0110; website, www.ukrainianmuseum.org.
- Tue31Jan2017NEW YORK
The Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University invites you to attend a screening of “An Aquarium in the Sea: The Story of the New York Group of Poets.” The film tells the story of the New York Group of Poets, pioneers of Ukrainian modernism. Features many readings by the authors, the film is replete with humor and with incredible stories from these poets’ lives. The film’s director, Oleksandr Fraze-Frazenko, will be present at the event. This event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Harriman Atrium (12th Floor, International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St.) and is co-organized by the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information call 212-854-4697.