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Ukrainian Museum

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Only 3 exhibits

Stopped in here to learn more about our Ukrainian heritage. Easter Egg exhibit was amazing - lots... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2017
Nicole L
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Canada
It's an Ok museum

The museum has pretty good content, but it is rather small. I believe, knowing the size of... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2016
lovenewyork1993
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New York City, New York
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13 Sep 2017
“Wonderful jewel of a museum”
2 Jun 2017
“Only 3 exhibits”
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The Ukrainian Museum acquires, preserves, and exhibits articles of artistic or historic significance to the rich cultural heritage of Ukrainian Americans; its collections include thousands of items of folk art, fine art, and archival material. At...more
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222 E 6th St, (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), New York City, NY 10003-8201
East Village
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+1 212-228-0110
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

The Lower East Side of Manhattan is rich with treasures like the Ukrainian Museum on sixth Street between second and third Avenue. They frequently have rotating exhibits on three different floors. The gift shop is full of delightful treasures and affordable at all price points....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

Stopped in here to learn more about our Ukrainian heritage. Easter Egg exhibit was amazing - lots to learn and look at. There are only three galleries and the other two were filled with modern artists and basket weaving exhibits. Hoped there would be more...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nicole L
Reviewed March 30, 2017

It's not a big museum, so there's only so much they can display. In the space they have though, they manage to present a good amount of art, and quality makes up for quantity. The highlight is the basement, where a number of pieces are...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank SteveL313
Reviewed February 25, 2017

It's a well organized and aesthetically pleasant museum about Ukrainian history, with the emphasis being on 19th century clothing and an art collection on the first floor. It's a nice stroll for an hour, but nothing really that excites the eye. If you have some...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

The museum has pretty good content, but it is rather small. I believe, knowing the size of Ukrainian community in the area, they could have had a lot more! While the exhibitions are interesting, they're too tiny to call a museum. It is more of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

I love small museums in that you don't feel the pressure of trying to get to see everything. Smaller museums allow you to visit at your leisure. This museum always has new exhibits so always worth the visit when you're in town.

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Irene P
Reviewed April 12, 2016

The exhibition of the works of Jacques Hnizdovsky (1915-1985) is comprised of more than 100 works by Hnizdovsky, including oils, woodcuts, linocuts, ceramics, sculptures, drawings, and more. Contemplative, piercing and lyrical, this is an exhibit not to be missed. The exhibition will be on display...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Experience809721
Reviewed November 23, 2015

This small museum captures the ethnic experience of the East Village. The building is beautiful, and presented 3 different exhibitions in a clear, crisp manner. Not being Ukrainian, I was still mezmorized the fabric and pottery on display -- a must for anyone interested in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Giorgino
Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

So as I said this is an art museum nothing about the history of Ukraine that was like one mole excavation just talked about the revolution in 2005 but more than that its only like picture picture pictures and more pictures

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank mord452
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My wife has a deep appreciation for the arts. The most artistic thing I've done in the last year is sing in the shower. I was fascinated by the museum and its avant garde collection. There is a small collection of items from the Maidan...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Chief4490
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