While our gallery is closed, you can view Vasyl Diadyniuk’s Historical Portraits exhibit online

While our gallery is closed, you can view Vasyl Diadyniuk’s Historical Portraits exhibit online

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 Kyivan Rus’, the Principality of Galicia-Volhynia, to the Cossacks and the Hetman state, for example — ubiquitously appear in widely distributed illustrations, poster designs, book publishing, and even postcards.

Frontline / Peace Life, an exhibition of photographic portraits by J.T. Blatty is now available for viewing online

Frontline / Peace Life, an exhibition of photographic portraits by J.T. Blatty is now available for viewing online

Art at the Institute was pleased to present Frontline / Peace Life, an exhibition of photographic portraits by J.T. Blatty, chronicling a generation of volunteer soldiers of the war in eastern Ukraine and their stories of a return to a marginalized existence, “peace-life,” as the war moves into its sixth year without resolution. The exhibition opened on January 16, 2020 and now is available for viewing online.

Listen to Maksym Kolomiets’ “Das Ende” which had its world premiere at the Ukrainian Institute of America in 2015

On Saturday, December 5, 2015, Music at the Institute presented a concert “Destination: U.S.A.” Lions Gate Trio. Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Kolomiiets and Ravel performed by violinist Katie Lansdale, cellist Darrett Adkins and pianist Florence Millet.
The program included the world premiere of Ukrainian composer Maksym Kolomiiets’ Das Ende/The End (2015).