Art events to State holidays

   Within the framework of planned events on execution of Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from December 7, 2016 ¹ 954-ð “On approval of the plan of events to popularize the state symbols of Ukraine, cultivation of respect for them in society" art events to Day of State Flag of Ukraine (August 23) and Independence Day of Ukraine (August 24) took place in O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum.
   On August 18, 2017 a theme exhibition “Heraldry of Kirovohrad region” was opened. Its exposition consisted of coloured posters with the images of coats of arms and flags of Kirovohrad region, administrative center town of Kropyvnytskyi and districts of the region. Authors are members of Regional Department of Ukrainian Heraldry Union which is headed by Merited Architect of Ukraine, citizen of honour of Kropyvnytskyi V.Ye.Kryvenko. Developed modern heraldic symbols of Kirovohrad region are based on traditions and historical memory from Tripilliato Early Slavonic culture, the customary law of the Zaporozhian forces and the ethnic peculiarities that developed during the great resettlement of peoples of the time of the Russian and Soviet empires, now reflect broad picture of shaping of our society and establish strength and unity of Ukrainian political nation.
   On August 21, 2017 a public lecture and video presentation on topic “History of Ukrainian national symbols” was conducted. Leading researcher of the museum, Merited Artist of Ukraine A.M.Nadezhdin told all the present about development of state symbols of Ukraine – Coat of arms and Flag, provenance and interpretation of meanings of trident and flag colours, and also about creative searches of artists in graphic representation of these symbols, demonstrating as an example colour pictures of signs of Ukrainian national symbols from scientific and historical sources and photos that record socio-political events of the last years with the image of State Flag of Ukraine.

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Exposition of theme exhibition “Heraldry of Kirovohrad region”

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During the presentation of the exhibition

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Leading researcher of the museum, Merited Artist of Ukraine A.M.Nadezhdin
while conducting a lecture “History of Ukrainian national symbols”