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The Ukrainian Institute of America

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Mission Statement:

The fundamental purpose of the Ukrainian Institute of America is to develop, sponsor and promote through educational, professional and social activities a greater awareness, understanding, knowledge and appreciation in the United States of the traditional and contemporary art, literature, music, culture, history and traditions of Ukraine, as revealed through its people, both in Ukraine and abroad. The Ukrainian Institute of America strives to strengthen the identity and community of individuals of Ukrainian descent by organizing and sponsoring exhibits, concerts, conferences, symposia and other educational, scholarship and professional activities.


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Online Exhibition - Max Vityk: Paintings at The Ukrainian Institute of America

Ukrainian-American artist Max Vityk returns to the Ukrainian Institute of America with an online exhibition showing paintings from three monumental series: Cairo Dreams, Duindigt and Warriors of Light. The key to Vityk’s expressionist…

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Online Exhibition - Alexander Archipenko: The Augustin and Maria Sumyk Collection at The Ukrainian Institute of America

Every book about twentieth century art mentions Alexander Archipenko. While alive, he was acknowledged as one of the most acclaimed sculptors in the world. His works are in collections at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, MoMa and Guggenheim Museum in…

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Exhibition - Winter Art Show and Sale at The Ukrainian Institute of America

Art at the Institute (AT@TI) is pleased to announce a group selling exhibition curated by Walter Hoydysh, Ph D. Paintings selected for the exhibition feature works by Vasyl Bazhaj, Sergei Belik, Oleh Denysenko, Serhiy Hai, Dmytro Krasnyi, Ganna…

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Exhibition - Vasyl Diadyniuk: Historical Portraits at The Ukrainian Institute of America

The Ukrainian painter Vasyl Diadyniuk does not possess much of a household name except in the more specialized of art historical circles. However, his paintings of luminaries from the annals of Ukrainian history — from the Princely era of…

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Exhibition - Petro Smetana. Aftereffect: Landscapes and Still Lifes at The Ukrainian Institute of America

Art at the Institute is delighted to kick off its sixty-fifth season of programming with an exhibition of landscape and still life paintings by Ukrainian artist Petro Smetana. Introduced and curated by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, director of Art at the…

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Exhibition - Alexander Archipenko at The Ukrainian Institute of America

Every book about twentieth century art mentions Alexander Archipenko. While alive, he was acknowledged as one of the most acclaimed sculptors in the world. His works are in collections at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, MoMa and Guggenheim Museum in…

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Exhibition - George Thaddeus Saj: Memories at The Ukrainian Institute of America

The visitor will be met with thirty-four wall-mounted works rendering both modern and naive elements – human and animal faces characterized, all blending into a collective visage. Curated by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, director of Art at the…

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Exhibition - Vasyl Diadyniuk: Historical Portraits at The Ukrainian Institute of America

The Ukrainian painter Vasyl Diadyniuk does not possess much of a household name except in the more specialized of art historical circles. However, his paintings of luminaries from the annals of Ukrainian history — from the Princely era of…

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Exhibition - Serhiy Hai: Paintings At Ukrainian Institute Of America

Art at the Institute is pleased to announce the start to its Fall 2016 season with an exhibition of paintings by noted Ukrainian artist Serhiy Hai. Curated by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, director of Art at the Institute, the exhibition will be the…

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Exhibition - Alexander Archipenko At Ukrainian Institute Of America

Every book about twentieth century art mentions Alexander Archipenko. While alive, he was acknowledged as one of the most acclaimed sculptors in the world. His works are in collections at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, MoMa and Guggenheim Museum in…

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Pysanky Workshop

Led by Laryssa Czebiniak  MYC pysanky workshop guide extraordinaire Express your creativity while experiencing this unique Ukrainian Easter ess-makms tradition in a warm, tun and friendly environment. Never tried your hand at this art? It's a…

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Exhibition - Mystical Power Of The Pysanka

Easter egg, pysanka, decorating is one of the most interesting expressions of Ukrainian folk art. This tradition is very old and its beginnings reach back to antiquity, when in attempting to understand creation, ancient people developed myths in…

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Exhibition - Preservation By Design And Chance

Join the Ukrainian Institute of America as we celebrate the Landmarks Law as part of the commemoration of its 50th Anniversary. Presented in Partnership with the NYC Landmarks 50 Alliance the Ukrainian Institute has prepared an exhibit entitled…

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Exhibition - Icon Art: Visions Of A World Unseen

The Ukrainian Institute of America is pleased to announce a selling group exhibition of 18 artists from Ukraine, “Icon Art: Visions of a World Unseen”. Organized in cooperation with Iconart Gallery of Contemporary Sacred Art, Lviv, Ukraine, the…

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