Ukrainian National Museum

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Ukrainian National Museum

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The primary mission of the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago is to collect, preserve, develop, catalog and exhibit, as a resource for research, information and enjoyment, the documents artifacts, and records of the Ukrainian Immigration in America in general and Chicago in particular.

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2249 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL

Visit the Ukrainian National Museum's website at http://www.ukrainiannationalmuseum.org/

Items in the Ukrainian National Museum Collection

Harp (Bandura)
Harp Bandura -- traditional Ukrainian musical folk instrument. 20th Century. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

The Bandura is a unique Ukrainian musical instrument that dates back to the 7th century. Originally it was used for…

Harp (Kobza)
Kobza --traditional Ukrainian musical folk instrument. 19th Century. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Flute (Sopilka)
Sopilka -- (Wooden Flute) traditional Hutsul Folk instrument. 20th century. Par of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Horn (Trembita)
Trembita - traditional Hutsul Folk instrument, 20th century. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

The trembita, woodwind instrument, is the Ukrainian version of the alpine horn. It is usually made of spruce that has been split, a central…

Wooden Frame
Traditional Hutsul wooden frame from the 19th century, carved and decorated with inlay. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Wood carving is an important and highly developed branch of the Ukrainian folk art. It has been refined for…

Hutsul Home Model
Traditional Hutsul home of the 19th-20th Century. Carved from wood. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Wood carving is an important and highly developed branch of the Ukrainian folk art. It has been refined for generations and has brought…

Hutsul Home Model
Traditional Hutsul home of the 19th-20th century. Carved from wood. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Wood carving is an important and highly developed branch of the Ukrainian folk art. It has been refined for generations and has brought…

Candelabra
Wooden candelabra, carved and decorated with inlay, made in 1978 by Dmytro Shkriblak, Village of Yavoriv, Kosiv Region. Donated by Olha Hankewycz, Canada, 2004. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Wood carving is an important and highly…

Wall Hanging
Decorative Ukrainian Cloth - Wall Hanging depicting the "Testament" by Taras Shevchenko. Donated by Mr. Leo Bodnar, Chicago, IL, 2000. Part of the Museum's Permanent Collection.

When Ukrainian settlers first came to the USA over one hundred years…

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