April 28, 2016 on the eve of Ester pupils of Kirovohrad children’s art school
named after Olexander Osmerkin came to O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum.
Young artists together with their teacher O.Kryvko, who is involved not only
into pedagogical activity, but also into spiritual, as he is an archpriest, listened to
the lecture “Iconostasis, art and icon painting and gliding studio of Ya.Pauchenko”
dedicated to the 150th anniversary of a well-known Elisabethhrad architect. Also the
pupils viewed the exhibition “Ukrainian icon from the museum collection” to Easter.
The leading researcher of the museum A.Nadezhdin told the pupils about Yakiv
Pauchenko, whose name is being known not only because of his architectural practice, but
also as an owner of iconostasis, art and icon painting and gliding studio, which was
inherited from his father. The studio was honoured with awards on industrial exhibitions
of the end of XIX – beginning of XX centuries. The speech was illustrated by unique
photo-documentary materials from the museum collection, which were exhibited at the theme
exhibition “Artist of architecture Yakiv Pauchenko”.
At the end of the event the pupils viewed the exposition of the memorial
hall, dedicated to life and work of O.Osmerkin and the exhibition of children’s drawings
“Architectural gems of our town”.