Art

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for movies, with a ton of great films already on the schedule. In fact, so many different movies are coming out in such a short period of time, you might need some help keeping all the release dates straight. «Destinations» rounds up top movie releases of May 2017 not to miss any single film worth watching.

2017 was announced as the year of Japan in Ukraine. This year Ukrainians organize many thematic events to appreciate Japanese traditions, history and art as well as to get familiar with modern Japan. “Japan – Ukraine: dialog” festival in Kyiv, held in Dukat art gallery, is one of such events. This festival will help to learn a lot of interesting things about old and modern Japanese culture.

Kyiv National Art Museum presents «Lviv: Allies» exposition. The exposition is curated by young Ukrainian artists Stanislav Silantyev and Halyna Khorunzha, the founders of «Jean Jaurès First Proletarian Reserve» creative association.

Kyiv Art Week (KAW) festival will take place in the capital of Ukraine from May, 3rd to May, 7th 2017 during the Eurovision International Song Contest. This will be the second time KAW festival will gather many art enthusiasts from different countries in Ukraine. KAW 2017 is a modern format international art event dedicated to contemporary art, with an art fair as a key event.

Matviy Vaisberg’s exhibition opens at the Master Klas Art Gallery in Kyiv. The “Seven Days” exhibition presents paintings that were created in 1999.  The series of paintings are dedicated to interpretation of the Holy Scripture and the creation of the world.

The Pulitzer Prize for the Novel has been handed down since 1918. In 1948 the title of the award was changed to the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. On April 10, 2017, the Pulitzer committee released its 101st class of winners.

The book is written by Irina Filippova who has lived in France for many years. The wife of a high-ranking diplomat, Ambassador to France, this lady is a seasoned professional in marketing for French beauty companies. Due to her status the author was admitted to the intimate world of Parisian living-rooms and mansions (‘hotels particuliers’), and today she is holding the doors open for a reader to slip in.

Kyiv is a center of business and cultural life. And as every megapolis, it is rich in numerous modern cultural spaces where business people come to hold their meetings, and creative personalities can get their inspiration. Art-zavod Platforma is one of such places. The former silk factory has harbored under its roof various spaces for business, education, and creativity. A lot of concerts, workshops, fashion shows, and art exhibitions are held here all year round.

«Pysanka» is probably the first thing many Ukrainians would think of when asked about Easter. Traditional Ukrainian Easter cake «Paska» and authentic Easter festivities «hayivky» are also among well established and beloved Easter traditions, but it’s the exquisitely painted eggs, known as «pysanka» that became a true symbol of Orthodox Easter celebrations in Ukraine.

A-Gallery is an ultra modern exhibition space with the total area of 1400 square meters. The walls of the multimedia gallery are an interactive screens with the total length of 200 meters. A well equipped tech center masterfully combines the sound with the visual content shown on the interactive screens. A-Sense projector system guarantees that all the visitors will enjoy vibrant and bright colors of all the visual content exhibited at the gallery.

From April 6th, 2017 Kyiv History Museum invites you to attend «Kyїv art school» unique art project. The project will consist of a series of events that will be happening during 2017 - 2020.

A traveler who arrives to Odesa for the first time might be overwhelmed with the number of museums and art galleries in this southern Ukrainian city. Let «Destinations» point you in the direction of the finest galleries to visit in Odesa as well as top exhibitions and events they have to offer.

Kiev is not only famous for its scenic landscapes, which inspired a lot of poets and artists to depict its natural beauty in their immortal works. In addition to its unfading natural beauty and generosity of Ukrainian people, this capital city is also famous for its numerous places of interest. The Museum of Miniatures in Kiev is one of the city’s attractions.

The 30th, jubilee pre-auction “Korners” exhibition will be opened on April, 4th at 19.00 in D12 Art Hall in Kyiv. The auction will be held on Aprill, 11th at 19.30 and will be devoted to the art of the XX century: from realism and avant-garde to propaganda art and non-conformism.

«Destinations» rounds up the most interesting art exhibitions to attend in Kyiv in April, 2017. From Ukrainian modernism to exhibitions of the most talented young artists from around the world, April in the capital of Ukraine offers a wide array of interesting art events to attend.

Lviv National Art Gallery hosts a unique exhibition showcasing the captures and items of the lost interiors of the Pidhoretsky Castle, located in Lviv Region. The castle was famous for its lavish interior design and the collection of art it used to house. Sadly, the castle was stripped to bare walls during WW2, with many items shipped to nazi Germany and later to Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Over 60 walls have been decorated with impressive murals in recent years by international street artists and many more are announced to be painted in 2017. Mural fever has arrived to Kyiv and is here to stay. In order to keep track of all the interesting pieces of street art in Ukraine’s capital Roman Sosnovsky, young IT developer from Kyiv, has created a special mobile application that shows over 100 existing murals.

Here are the winning photos of the 6th Annual Mobile Photography Awards. Giles Clarke of New York was named by members of the jury the winner of the Grand Prize 2016 MPA Photographer of the year. To view complete list of winners and honorable mentions visit MPA website.

«Destinations» rounds up the most interesting art exhibitions to attend in Kyiv this spring. From Ukrainian classicism to exhibitions of the most popular contemporary artists, March in the capital of Ukraine offers a wide array of interesting art events to attend.

Taking the Stage is an annual theatre program that offers Ukrainian theaters and emerging directors an opportunity to stage the best of contemporary UK drama in Ukraine. Recently four winners have been announced and they will have an opportunity to stage their productions in Ukrainian theaters.  

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