A traveler who arrives to Kyiv for the first time might be overwhelmed with the number of museums and art galleries in the capital of Ukraine. Let «Destinations» point you in the direction of the finest art museums and galleries to visit in Kyiv.
We propose you to discover works by up-and-coming, emerging and established Ukrainian artists at Lviv's best art galleries. Lviv boasts a variety of venues to see original artwork by most interesting local and international artists.
«Destinations» rounds up top art exhibitions happening in Kyiv during December - January that are totally worth visiting. Winter brings many various art events to the capital of Ukraine and all the art fans will find something interesting for themselves.
On December 14th, 2016 «Tse Hlyna» Kyiv art space (2B, Naberezhno Luhova street, Kyiv) hosted the opening of «Diving» art project created by Victor Melnychuk and Beata Corn. The exhibition was organized by Sky Art Foundation.
Photo: T-GAW Facebook page Kiev is an indisputable cultural center of Ukraine. It boasts a plenty of art galleries that are of an exceptional cultural and historical value. Treasuries of national art represent thoroughly and comprehensively the rich culture of Ukraine from the old days to the recent past and present. Triptych: Global Arts Workshop (T-GAW) is a pioneer and a leader of contemporary art gallery scene of Kyiv.
Vozdvizhenka area, located in Podil district, has recently become a non-trivial home of Kiev bohemians with a bunch of creative shops, sophisticated restaurants, conceptual bars and, of course, interesting art galleries.
Each year, on the 18th of May museum professionals all over the world celebrate their professional holiday. Usually, during these days, museums open their doors until late at night, arrange concerts, workshops and unusual excursions. Kiev is not an exception to celebrate Museum Day.
Photo: Museum of Modern Art of Ukraine Official Facebook page Museum of Modern Art of Ukraine was founded in 2005 in Kyiv in order to collect, preserve, explore and promote Ukrainian art of the ХХ – ХХІ centuries. Today it is the biggest collection of Ukrainian Modern and contemporary art in the country, representing works of more than 500 artists.
Apart from places for contemplating art, Kyiv offers plenty of spaces with an additional ‘take-away’ option. With numerous small independent spaces and a dozen of already renowned galleries, the emerging Ukrainian art market is continuing to grow. Check out the best galleries in Kyiv to enjoy and buy art.
The National Museum of Russian Art is one the finest museums in Kiev. The museum is not only about art, it also has a historic value: the collection gathered the artworks of artists who come from Russia, Ukraine and other countries of the post-Soviet bloc.
Located in the city center, in the area of museums and galleries gathering, the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Arts Museum provides residency for the pearls of European and Asian art in Ukraine, for years being one of the most interesting places to visit in Kiev.
We met with Olga Businello in Kyiv after her long day of flights, but, nevertheless, her eyes were shining and her smile sincerely welcomed me. It was her first visit to Ukraine. This strong and at the same time tender woman is the Manager of a huge Valpolicella wine consortium, that includes more than 2000 wineries and production companies famous all over the world with its Amarone wine. She was the first lady in Italy and in Europe who got that high position. Daily challenges made her the highly professional manager of a serious business. And today this wonderful woman discovers Ukraine.