The Museum at the 87th Central-Ukrainian Festival of Museums and Tourism

    On April 20, 2019, O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum participated in the 7th Central-Ukrainian Festival of Museums and Tourism and Transregional Tourist Exhibition “Kirovohrad Region Welcomes – 2019” that took place in the town Dendropark. All the districts of the Kirovohrad region and seven regions of Ukraine, including the Donetsk, Ternopil, Chernivtsi, Chernihiv, Poltava, Zaporizhzhia, and Zhytomyr regions demonstrated their tourist attractiveness.
    The Museum together with the Literature and Memorial museum of I.K. Karpenko-Kary, and Karol Shymanovskyi Museum of Musical Culture with the support of the Department of Culture and Tourism of City Council of Kropyvnytskyi Town, presented traveling themed exhibitions – “Artists Yakiv Pauchenko” and “Art Projects of O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum”.
    A unique guided tour around Kropyvnytskyi town on a new modern trolleybus was conducted during the festival. The participants learned the history of the town foundation, visited many historical sites and the museum, where they viewed the exposition about the life and work of O.O.Osmerkin, Professor of Painting, and art exhibitions of works by modern artists of Kropyvnytskyi.
    Also, Andrii Kulahin, a famous Kyiv artist visited the museum on that day. He presented a personal exhibition in the gallery “Yelisavethrad”. According to the initiator of the exhibition Mykola Tsukanov, “Andrii Kulahin is an artist with a broad creative view. He exhibits his works not only in Ukraine but also abroad. By the way, his portrait of Pope John Paul II is kept in the gallery of the Vatican Library”. After acquainting with the museum exposition, the artist presented signed catalogs and left feedback about the opened exhibition “Colorful Festival” of works by the pupils of Children’s School of Arts. And it is quite symbolic because the artists himself is a curator of an art-workshops in Kyiv.

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Travelling expositions of the town museums at the Transregional Tourist Exhibition
“Kirovohrad Region Welcomes – 2019” within the 7th Central-Ukrainian Festival of Museums and Tourism

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Participants of a guided tour around the Kropyvnytskyi town in the museum

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Kyiv artists Andrii Kulahin while viewing the museum exposition