St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Congregation

Ukrainian Museum of Canada

Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada

Calgary Collection

Mandate

To acquire, preserve, study and interpret, on a national basis*, representative artifacts which depict the Ukrainian heritage and their contribution to Canada.

Irreplaceable artifacts such as clothing, pottery, tools, photographs and other treasures of the first, second and third waves of Ukrainian immigrants are housed in this museum. Textiles, including shirts, weavings and embroidery make up a large part of our collection. In addition there are many pysanky, religious items, examples of specialty Breads and a focus on the Ukrainian Canadian pioneer experience.

*The Calgary Collection is a member of the Ukrainian Museum of Canada with the main collection centered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Hours

Open Tuesday 10:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. or by appointment

Admission by donation

Gift store features items such as cards, Icons, crosses, pysanky and pysanky supplies, books and CD’s.

Address

St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Centre

404 Meredith Road NE

Calgary, Alberta T2E 5A6

For more Information, phone 403 264 3437.

Programs

Group and School Tours

The Calgary Collection offers group and school tours of St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Museum. The program is gauged to adult and senior groups and children taking the Grade 3 and Grade 4 Social Studies program The program can includes a video, skits, treasure hunt and a church visit. Programs on Christmas and Easter traditions, and dance are also available.

Group and school tours have a cost of $2.00 per person.

Arrangements must be confirmed prior to the date.

Please contact the Cultural Centre Administrator at 403 264 3437 who will then connect you with the museum member overseeing this program.

Special Events

The Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Calgary Collection has access to artifacts from its sister Branches. Occasionally, special exhibitions have been held to display these artifacts. Examples include:

Lesya Ukrainka                                  (2010)

Celebrating the Art of Pysanky          (2009)

In addition, the Calgary Collection has the opportunity to display artifacts at some community events. In May 2010, the Calgary collection participated in the first ever Calgary Ukrainian Festival. This is anticipated to be an annual event.

Special Displays

Special Displays

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Calgary Ukrainian Festival 2011

Ukrainian Festival 2011

(8 images)

Pictures of our Museum

Museum Pictures

(12 images)

Celebrating the Art of Pysanky

Celebrating the Art of Pysanky

(40 images)

Ukrainian Festival

Ukrainian Festival 2010

(4 images)



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