Осередoк Украïнськoï Культури й Освiти
|Location||184 Alexander Ave. E,|
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0L6
|Type||museum, gallery and library|
|Founder||Ukrainian National Federation of Canada|
|President||Martha I. Chuchman|
|Municipally Designated Site|
|Designation||Winnipeg Landmark Heritage Structure|
|Recognized||April 21, 1980|
|CRHP listing||November 16, 2007|
|Recognition authority||City of Winnipeg|
The Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre (Ukrainian : Осередoк Украïнськoï Культури й Освiти, Oseredok Ukrains’koi Kul’tury i Osvity)—also known as Oseredok (Ukrainian for 'centre')—is a museum, gallery, and library in Winnipeg, Manitoba, celebrating the Ukrainian Canadian community. It is the largest Ukrainian cultural institution of its kind in Canada.
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The library holds over 40,000 books and periodicals in Ukrainian and English including collections of children's books, folklore, music, humanities and sciences, a rare book collection and reference materials.
The museum is affiliated with the CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada.
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