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"Pushing the Limits" at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Pushing the Limits

Through July 29, 2018

 

UKRAINIAN INSTITUTE OF MODERN ART
2320 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60622

 

Selection from UIMA permanent collection celebrates the artists who, in their time, transcended the limitations of the chosen medium  towards another realm-whether it be another medium, dimension, or state of consciousness. Curated by Adrienne Kochman.

 

Admission FREE

New Exhibit Opening: Contemporary Art by Petro Sypniak, Lviv, Ukraine (Ukrainian National Museum)

Opening: on Friday, May 11, at 7:00 pm, at the Ukrainian National Museum in Chicago.
The museum welcomes well accomplished Ukrainian contemporary artist Petro Sypniak for his debut exhibit in the United States.

 

Petro Sypniak was born in 1959, in the western Ukrainian region of Ivano-Frankivsk. From there, he moved to the city to study in the Lviv State Institute for Applied and Decorative Art.

 

5/11 Screening of "A Night on Milwaukee Avenue" at Chopin Theatre

A Night on Milwaukee Avenue - Premiere, Private Screening & Red Carpet After Party

Friday May, 11th

8 p.m.

 

Chopin Theatre

1543 West Division, Chicago, IL 60642

 

5/25 "Monte Rosa: Memoir of an Accidental Spy" @ UIMA

Monte Rosa: Memoir of an Accidental Spy

Presentation and Book Signing with Jaroslaw Martyniuk

 

Friday May 25, 2018

7:00 p.m.

 

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 West Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL, 60622

 

5/23 "The Kremlin's Global Reach" @ Northwestern University

"The Kremlin's Global Reach"

Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 

 

Location: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 

 

 

DESCRIPTION:
During his final visit of the year, Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor Strobe Talbott will take part in a roundtable discussion about the Kremlin's influence in regional and international affairs.

 

Roundtable participants include:

5/11 Art Exhibit Opening @ Ukrainian National Museum

Art Exhibit Opening
By Petro Sypniak, Lviv, Ukraine
May 11, 2018, Friday at 7:00 p.m.
May 11th- June 3rd

 

Ukrainian National Museum

2249 W Superior St. 
Chicago IL, 60612

 

He is mostly known for his colorful portraits of bucolic
life depicted in an impressionist style through dream like scenarios of rural Ukraine included in the exhibit , along with nativity scenes, landscapes depicted in over 40 oil paintings

5/4 "Invisible Battalion": A Film Premier at UIMA

INVISIBLE BATTALION: A Film Premier

Friday, 4 May, 7 pm; doors open at 6 pm

Admission $20

 

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 W. Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60622

 

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art together with Razom for Ukraine, Canada-Ukraine International Assistance Fund and Kyiv-Mohyla Foundation of America invite you to the Chicago premiere of the documentary film, Invisible Battalion.

 

 

5/10 "Nazım Hikmet and the Prose of Communism" with Nergis Ertürk (Penn State University)

Northwestern University's Comparative Literary Studies Program Speaker Series:

"Nazım Hikmet and the Prose of Communism" (Nergis Ertürk, Penn State University)

 

Thursday, May 10, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 

 

Location: Kresge Hall, 3535, Spanish & Portuguese Seminar Room, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 

 

CONTACT: Sarah Peters   847.491.3864
sarah.mcginley@northwestern.edu

 

5/7 Psoy Korolenko and Anna Shternshis – "Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews During World War II"

Psoy Korolenko and Anna Shternshis – "Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews During World War II"

 

Northwestern University, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle, Evanston

 

Monday, May 7th

 

7:30 p.m.

 

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