Our Collections

We have been building our library, archival and artifact collections since the 1930s. Our collection includes Ukrainian schoolbooks, records from some prominent Ukrainian Canadians, and extensive textiles, as well as numerous other items. Click HERE to learn more.

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Posted by UMC
2012-06-27
An Architectural Sojourn - What Ron Kostyniuk says about his exhibition.

Like art, architecture is a result of cultural influences effecting particular manifestations in a specific time and place as well as reflecting universal achievements and mankind. Although devoid of superficial facades and references to history, these forms and structures advance the ideology of Post-modern thinking because of their overall imagery. However, they are Modernist in impulse in that they rely on the rigorous constraints of a strict geometric vocabulary as well as Modernist assumptions about order, harmony, stability and unity. These are classic structures, timeless and serene. In this sense they might be classified as Neo-modern.

Many architects also strive towards the pursuit of architecture as art and to a great extent, architecture should be viewed as large scale sculpture first and foremost? I look forward to the time when all art and architecture are melded into a coherent unified entity and in doing so, answer the age-old question of -art or architecture?-