National Museum of Hutsulshchyna and Pokuttya Folk Art named after Yosaphat Kobrynskyy

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National Museum of Hutsulshchyna & Pokuttya Folk Art in Kolomyya

National Museum of Hutsulshchyna & Pokuttya Folk Art in Kolomyya

It is the main museum in the structure of National Museum.

It is one of the oldest and most famous Ukrainian museums possesing the collection of about 50,000 items from the perioud of Trypillya culture to nowadays. 18 showrooms represent various kinds of Hutsul and Pokuttya folk art.

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Pysanka Painting Museum

Pysanka Painting Museum

The viable power of "pysanka" (Easter egg), its unique beauty, the richness of ornamental compositions and, of course, customs and tradtions connected with it, were put into the basis of erecting the only one in the world Museum of Pysanka in Kolomyya, Ivano-Frankivsk region.

The architectural construction is built in the shape of an Easter egg, as an original and peculiar advertisement of the Museum, the collection of wich includes more than 12,000 Easter eggs. The architectural building is shaped as 13 meter painted egg.

For us, Ukrainians, Pysanka is not only the symbol of life, good and hope, but is also a magic protection of our nation, its philosophy and culture. It's almost impossible to comprehend it nowadays.

The art of making Easter egg goes back to the ancient times and reflects the imagination of our ancestors about the world. The secret of an egg - the germ of life, like the secret of the world tree, summons various associations. It was one of the greatest wonders for people of all times.

This ancient and ever young art absorbed the artistic skills, the richness of compositions and the  unique of color range.

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Kosiv Museum of Hutsulshchyna Folk Art and Life

Kosiv Museum of Hutsulshchyna Folk Art and Life

Kosiv has long been known as the capital of Hutsul folk art. Here, in the pearl of spiritual culture, main folk crafts have been concentrating and developing. That is woodcarving, pottery, weaving and embroidery, artistic metal treatment and leather working.

Today this unique and rich historical,artistic and ethnographic legacy is represented in the exhibition and museum collections of Kosiv Museum of Gutsulshchyna Folk Art and Life. It is one of the building blocks of our national culture.

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Museum of Ethnography and Ecology of the Carpathian Region

Museum of Ethnography and Ecology of the Carpathian Region

The Museum of Ethnography and Ecology of the Carpathian region in Yaremche was established on anuary, 1, 2007 by means of the Museum of Liberation Battles of the Carpathian region reorganization, which in turn was formed on the basis of Partisan Glory Museum.

The purpose of this museum is to display the traditional system of Carpathian ethnicity life-support in natural and socio-cultural conditions of their residence, ethnic groups use of natural environment , traditions of rational nature management, the phenomenon of ethnic and ecosystems functioning and presentation of all kinds of traditional Carpathian region folk art.

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Pysanka Museum

Pysanka Museum in Kolomyya

The only museum of Easter eggs in the world. The unique building constracted in 2000. Architectural monuments of Ukraine.

Hutsul Folk Art and Life Museum

Kosiv Museum of Hutsulshchyna Folk Art and Life
Based on a carefully assembled collection of Carpathian Art and household items of Hutsul locality.

Ethnography and Ecology Museum

Yaremcha Museum of Carpathian Region Ethnography and Ecology
Museum deals with the issues of ethnography, ecology, history and development of handicrafts in Prykarpattya.