Exhibition “Summer Vernissage”
to the 25th anniversary of the museum opening

    On June 5, 2019, an exhibition Summer Vernissage dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the opening of the museum to the visitors (on June 21, 1994) was presented in O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum.
    The exposition of the exhibition includes graphic and decorative works by the following well-known artists from the museum collection “Modern Ukrainian Fine Art”: People’s Artist of Ukraine Mykhailo Nadezhdin; Merited Artists of Ukraine Anatolii Yaniev, Serhii Shapovalov, Anatolii Kravchenko, and Andrii Nadezhdin, Merited Art Worker of Ukraine MykhailSvatula; Merited Worker of Culture of Ukraine Leonid Bondar; members of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine Mariia Tserna, Fedir Lahno, Anatolii Shapovalov, Yurii Honcharenko, Oleksandr Demydenko, Valerii Davydov, Anatolii Kimnatnyi, Volodymyr Plitin, Serhii Novikov, Yurii Lutskevych, and Tetiana Sosulina; members of the National Union of Masters of Folk Art of Ukraine Andrii Lipatov, Larysa Harbuzenko, and Olha Kolomiiets; a member of the National Union of Designers of Ukraine Derhii Rybin; a member of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine Anatolii Hubenko; painters Stepan Nikolenko, Halyna Yarove-Vintenko, Larysa Yakovleva, and Viktor Orli (Hennadii Hrebniov); and also artists-veterans, members of the Union of Artists of the USSR Mykola Bondarenko and Volodymyr Fedorov.
    The majority of the artists are the laureates of the Regional Awards in Fine Art and Study of Art named after Oleksandr Osmerkin and in Architecture, Heraldry, and Vexillology, and Decorative and Applied Art named after Yakiv Pauchenko.
    The exhibition consists of more than 50 works created from the 1970s and until today. The works brightly reflect not only the artistic preferences of each artist but also the general traits of the modern Ukrainian painting development. Taking advantage of the endless possibilities of color and lines consonance, artists discover the beauty filled with the harmony of nature in the summertime, brightly reproducing a special, unique coloristics of the Ukrainian sunny palette.
    It is symbolic, that the first visitor of the exhibition was a guest from Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, who came to the museum together with his friends, teachers from Comprehensive School No.4. The guest was impressed with the story of the life and creative work of the painter Oleksandr Osmerkin and left his feedback in the museum guest book. As a souvenir, Andrii Nadezhdin, the leading researcher, presented the guest with museum booklets.
    Also, pupils of the elementary school came to the exhibition, enjoying the beginning of holidays and viewing marvelous works of visual art. The pupils also took selfies by the exhibited works.

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Poster of the exhibition

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Exposition of the exhibition Summer Vernissage
to the 25th anniversary of the opening of the museum to the visitors

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Visit of the guest from Japan

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Guided tour around the museum