The UHEC, including the Library Gallery, is open to the public by appointment. We are continuing to present online programming as well as small-scale, socially distanced in-person events. Read more...

Calendar of Events

We are developing an extensive series of online programming that (with your continued support) will run through 2021. These events will appear here as details are finalized, so please check back often!

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Young artists will learn about weaving techniques, make their own loom, and then create their own mini woven tapestry called a kilim.

Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Be dazzled by the splendour of traditional adornments (‘prykrasy’) from different ethnographic regions of Ukraine. See how seed beads create incredible patterns and motifs in loomwoven gerdany, and netted sylianky. Understand why and how the distinctive adornments styles were worn. This spirit continues to inspire contemporary beaders of today as seen in Maria Rypan’s rich visual presentation.

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

This co-presentation with the Ukrainian Genealogy Group - National Capital Region (Ottawa, Ontario) will explore the diversity of Ukrainian immigrant experiences in North America.