Calendar of Events

Friday, March 1st, 2024

Order your specially curated educational boxes with 3 hands-on crafts & lessons based on Ukrainian art and traditions.

Sunday, March 3rd, 2024

Learn about ancient symbols and legends, and make a traditional Ukrainian pysanka, using a wax-resist method!

Tuesday, March 5th, 2024

Artist and ethnographer Sofika Zielyk will discuss the evolution of creating pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) and how it pertains to the more than 800 pysanky currently on view in the installation “The Pysanka: A Symbol of Hope” curated by the artist.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

Join us for a special presentation by Maryna Paliienko, professor of archival studies in Kyiv, Ukraine, who will provide an overview of the current state Ukrainian archives and how to access their resources.

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Join the UHEC for a virtual pysanka making demonstration where workshop participants will learn and make a Ukrainian pysanka using the drop-pull method traditionally used in the Lemko region, with step by step instruction by guest instructor Marko Lyszyk. Participants must purchase their own supplies in advanced.

Saturday, March 16th, 2024

An advanced pysanka workshop, where participants will learn several bleach-free methods for returning a dyed egg to lighter shades or even white, and then progressing with darker dyes.

Tuesday, March 26th, 2024

Learn about ancient symbols and legends, and make a traditional Ukrainian pysanka, using a wax-resist method!

Saturday, March 30th, 2024

Want to make pysanky but don't have the supplies or place to make them? "Meet Ups" are an opportunity to share ideas and tips with fellow artists. Bring your own egg(s) and the UHEC provides all the supplies, space, and sketches to make pysanky.

Saturday, April 6th, 2024

An advanced pysanka workshop, where participants will learn how to write pysanky with brown eggs using strong vinegar to etch part or all of the design!

Sunday, April 7th, 2024

Want to make pysanky but don't have the supplies or place to make them? "Meet Ups" are an opportunity to share ideas and tips with fellow artists. Bring your own egg(s) and the UHEC provides all the supplies, space, and sketches to make pysanky.

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