The Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S. and the Ukrainian Institute of America are pleased to sponsor an international conference in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the Proclamation of Ukraine’s Independence to be held on Saturday, January 20, at the Shevchenko Scientific Society, and Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Ukrainian Institute of America.
Do not miss an award-winning immersive guerrilla folk-opera about the 2014 Maidan. Counting Sheep in New York only until December 17th.
Born on this day in 1722, he was educated at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. Hryhoriy spent over 10 years in Kharkiv, teaching poetics, syntax, Greek, and ethics. After his dismissal from the college, he abandoned any hope of securing a regular position and spent the rest of his life wandering about eastern Ukraine. Financial support from friends enabled him to devote himself to reflection and writing. Most of his works were dedicated to his friends and circulated among them in manuscript copies.
Since 2006 it takes place every year on the fourth Saturday of November. On this day people in Ukraine and all over the world are lighting candles in memory of those killed during the genocide of 1932-33.
November 21, 2013, was the start of the Revolution of Dignity – people came to Kyiv’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square for a peaceful protest against the then government’s decision not to sign the Association Agreement with the European Union. Read more
As we look towards the holiday season, it’s important to not forget about an amazing day solely dedicated to giving back: #GivingTuesday. We invite you to join the movement on November 28, 2017 and help the Ukrainian Institute to support its mission!
This Saturday, November 18, the Ukrainian-American community in New York will mark the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor, Stalin’s 1932-1933 Famine Genocide in Ukraine.
Today, November 16, Ukrainians mark 65 years since the death of “the unforgettable Aida,” “the enchanting Cio-Cio San,” and “the ideal Brunhilda” – Solomiya Krushelnytska.
Art at the Institute announces a special exhibition of forty intaglio prints by Ukrainian artist Oleh Denysenko, introducing recent works and archetypal selections from his graphic oeuvre of the past decade. The exhibition will open Friday, November 10, 2017 and continues through November 29. Curated by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, director of Art at the Institute, this exhibition marks the artist’s second solo show with The Ukrainian Institute of America.
Art at the Institute, the visual arts programming division of The Ukrainian Institute of America, kicked off the Fall 2017 season on Friday evening, September 29, to an enthusiastic gathering of friends and new faces with an exhibition of thirty expressionist landscape paintings by Ukrainian artist Roman Luchuk. Present at the opening reception, Mr. Luchuk warmly greeted the attendees by thanking the UIA for hosting his original artwork, and for the opportunity of introducing his imagery to a new audience. Curated by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, director of Art at the Institute, the exhibition marks the artist’s first solo showing in the United States.