PROMISED LAND - 125 YEARS OF UKRAINIANS IN CANADA EXHIBIT
Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Taras Shevchenko Museum - 1614 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M6P 1A7
On Sunday September 11, 2016, the Taras Shevchenko Museum in Toronto will host PROMISED LAND, an exhibit commemorating 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada.
The Museum will present original works, reflecting Ukrainian Canadian life, by artists Oleh Lesiuk, Pavlo Lopata, Odarka Kish, Andrij Babytsch, Maria Styranka, Peter Shostak, Orest Sawchuk, Roksolyana Pidhainy, Zoya Vasyliychuk, Ivan Lazirko, and Jeanette Lodoen. Some art works will be available for sale. An extensive collection of archival photographs depicting various aspects of early Ukrainian pioneer life in Canada along with old farming, mining, and building tools, furniture, clothing, and documents will also be on display. A documentary on William Kurelek will be shown in the Museum library. Opening remarks will be delivered by Andrew Gregorovich.
The opening to be held at the Taras Shevchenko Museum, 1614 Bloor Street West (East of Keele), is on Sunday, September 11 at 3:30 pm with a wine-and-cheese reception and will run to November 30, 2016. Although admission is free, donations are greatly appreciated.