Beyond The Vision
Musée Ukraina Museum is presently building a museum facility to house and showcase its collection, library and archives. It will be a permanent facility to preserve the cultural contributions of the Ukrainian Catholic community in Saskatchewan, Canada and Ukraine. With an estimated capital budget of 2.8 million this building project requires the participation of all to ensure its success and to protect what has been preserved. The 12,000 sq. ft. building will allow for larger, more imposing exhibitions and educational programs. It will provide fitting space to display the more than 20,000 treasures from the Museum's collections.
Features of the New Building
- Modern, climate-controlled exhibition galleries
- Spacious, environmentally sensitive collections storage spaces
- Education rooms for courses and workshops
- Saskatchewan's first Ukrainian Catholic Archival Center
- Chapel Religious Gallery - presents the story of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, the Clergy, religious, organizations and its people
- Multicultural gallery
- Research library
- Gift shop
- Conference room
- Administrative offices
With the recent commitment of $534,625 to the capital campaign from the Government of Saskatchewan and $350,000 from the Dr. Stephen & Michelene Worobetz Foundation, and through the dedication and commitment of many leaders and generous people, to date we have achieved approximately $1.3 million dollars in donations and pledges. Property has been purchased, rezoned and tested on 222 Avenue M South in Saskatoon. Preliminary architectural drawings have been drawn and initial gallery concepts have been proposed. To ensure the future sustainability of the museum an endowment has been established which upon its growth will lead to unique opportunities for programming and community outreach.
As we continue to grow the vision of MUM which embraces the proud traditions of the Ukrainian people it is important that we do it together. What has been entrusted to all of us is to be understood and protected and can only be achieved if we work together.
You can make a difference by sharing in the Musée Ukraina Museum Building project.
Pictured above from left to right: Maurice Soulodre (Architect), Morris & Anna Korpan (representing all the donors), Eileen Yaworski (Eparchial UCWLC President), Patricia Mialkowsky (President, Board of Directors), Jayne Paluck (1st President of the Board of Directors), Angeline Chrusch (representing all the volunteers), Dr. Lawrence Worobetz (representing the Dr. Stephen & Michelene Worobetz Foundation), Wynne Young (Deputy Minister of Tourism, Parks, Culture & Sports), Paul Machibroda (representing the Museum Building Advisory Committee) and James Chrusch (Bayda Kozaks).
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