of this year Town’s Day took place on September, 21 and A.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum
took an active part in it by presenting several theme exhibitions on the streets of the
town for Kirovograd inhabitants.
Photo and documentary exhibition “Town of Yakov Pauchenko” was shown on
Dvortsova Str. in “Historic block”. The exhibition attracted attention of people by
the photographs of the buildings, which beautify the centre of the town, built on the
projects of famous Elisabethgrad architect Ya.Pauchenko, and also by the copies of unique
documents an dphotographs from the museum collection.
Two more but not less interesting exhibitions were shown on Teatral’naya
Square near Kirovograd regional academic musical and drama theatre names after
M.Kropivnitski. The exhibitions were presented in the framework of the competitions of
museum sector of II Centre-Ukrainian museum-tourist festival, which was held that day: “Palette
of the artist Alexander Osmerkin” in the framework of competitions of exhibitions of one
item from the museums’ collections; and also “Advertising and printing editions of
A.A.Osmerkin Kirovograd Art-Memorial Museum” in the framework of competition of
presentation of museum publications of tourist and local history sector for which the
museum received the audience award, which if the best and probably the most just
appreciation of the museum work.