Exhibitions

On May 30th 2017 Kyiv History Museum invites you to attend Vladyslav Shereshevsky personal exhibition as a part of the «Kyїv art school» project that has been launched earlier this year. Vladyslav Shereshevsky will present his collection of works named «Dorobok 13-17». This artists is a well-known master of humor, grotesque and irony in contemporary visual art.

Whatever the season, it’s always raining for this man lonely standing in the heart of Kyiv. New wave street art has reached Ukraine recently and now it’s not only spectacular murals on the walls of post-soviet buildings, but an intriguing sculpture art on Ukraine’s capital streets.

Believe it or not, Eurovision Song Contest 2017 isn’t the only event to attend in Kyiv in May. Numerous art festivals, exhibitions and fairs are scheduled for the last month of spring. «Destinations» rounds up a list of May art events in the capital of Ukraine that we believe will be interesting to many of our readers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

«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.

Museum of Western and Oriental Art in Kyiv, also known as the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Art will celebrate the arrival of spring with «Floral Kingdom», the most beautiful art exhibition of the year.

Mystetskyi Arsenal, one of the most important Kyiv Art Spaces, will start its new exhibition season with presenting series of works by Oleksandr Gnylytsky, Ukrainian artist who has a very strong influence on forming contemporary Ukrainian art scene.

Soviet Mosaic in Ukraine is a project by IZOLYATSIA fund dedicated to study and catalogue mosaics of the Soviet period in Ukraine: their location, status, and history of the authors. Large mosaics on the soviet-era buildings is very peculiar and interesting form of art that soon can be extinct.

The British Council in Ukraine is launching its 2017 arts program with The Vanity of Small Differences, an exhibition by one of the most high-profile contemporary British artists, Grayson Perry, which will run from 16 February to 22 March in IZOLYATSIA platform, Kyiv. The event also marks the start of the British Council’s 25th anniversary celebrations of its work in Ukraine.

Lviv Ethnographical Museum hosts one of the most anticipated and interesting art exhibitions of the year, Alphonse Mucha Poster Collection. The exhibition showcases some of Mucha’s best known posters created in art nouveau style during his stay in Paris.

The distance between Ukraine and Australia is about 13000 km but thanks to the efforts of the Australian Embassy in Ukraine and Triptych: Global Arts Workshop it gets less through such cultural events like ‘OLD MASTERS – Australia’s Great Bark Artists’ Exhibition.

The Year of Japan in Ukraine starts from «The World of Kabuki», an elegant and exquisite art exhibition . Ukrainian National Art Museum and the Embassy of Japan in Ukraine present unique part of the world art heritage, the authentic Japanese Prints of Kabuki Theater.

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