Shepherding Ukrainian Orthodoxy in a New Land: The Metropolitans of the Church

November 4, 2017 through April 16, 2018

In preparation for the 2018 celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the United States, the UHEC presents an exhibition documenting the lives of the Church’s prime hierarchs, the historical and cultural contexts in which they lived and worked, and their legacies through photographs, museum items, archival documents, and audio recordings.

The exhibit opens with a reception and gallery talk on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm.

Regular hours: M-F 9am–5pm except as noted below. Weekends, evenings, and groups by appointment.

The gallery will be closed for the following legal holidays and feast days: November 23 and 24 (Thanksgiving), December 25 (Christmas), January 1 (New Years Day), January 19 (Theophany), April 6 (Good Friday), and April 9 (Bright Monday). It will also be closed on the mornings of November 21 (feast of St. Michael), December 13 (feast of St. Andrew), January 8 (Synaxis of Birth Giver), and February 12 (feast of the Three Holy Hierarchs). It will open at 1pm on those days.

The gallery will be open for special visiting hours on Sunday, April 15 (St. Thomas Sunday) Noon-4pm.

Images: (Top to bottom) Metropolitan John, Archbishop Mstyslav, clergy and faithful at the consecration of the Metropolia Center grounds (1952); Episcopal ordination certificate of Bishop John (1921); Fr. Andrew Kuschak broadcasting a Christmas program (1943); Metropolitan Constantine speaking at All Saints Camp, Emlenton, Penn. (21st century). (Right) Detail of Bishop Mstyslav’s ordination vestments (1942).