Ukrainian Museum of Canada
Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada
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.
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.
St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Centre
404 Meredith Road NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 5A6
For more Information, phone 403 264 3437.
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.
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.
Ukrainian Festival 2011
Celebrating the Art of Pysanky
Ukrainian Festival 2010