The Ukrainian Museum



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The Ukrainian Museum is the largest museum in the U.S. committed to acquiring, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting articles of artistic or historic significance to the rich cultural heritage of Ukrainians. It was founded in 1976 by the Ukrainian National Women's League of America (UNWLA). Each year, the The Ukrainian Museum organizes several exhibitions, publishes accompanying bilingual catalogues, and conducts a wide range of public programming, frequently in collaboration with other museums, educational institutions, and cultural centers.
In 2005 the The Ukrainian Museum moved into a new facility in Manhattan's East Village at 222 East 6th Street (it was previously located at 203 Second Avenue, between 11th and 12th Sts.). The new building was designed by Ukrainian American architect George Sawicki of Sawicki Tarella Architecture + Design in New York City. The Ukrainian Museum was funded principally by the Ukrainian American community.