Ukrainian Cultural Center of New England

Affirmation of Life. Art from Today's Ukraine


Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 - Saturday, October 7th, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


The First Parish in Bedford
75 Great Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts, 01730

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Dear Friends,
On Saturday, September 23rd, we are starting “Affirmation of Life. Art from today’s Ukraine” exhibition in First Parish in Bedford, MA. We would like to invite you for gallery opening at 10am to 4pm, followed by concert at 5pm featuring Ukrainian soprano Olha Abakumova. The exhibition will be open for two weeks until October 7th.
We are very grateful to outstanding Ukrainian artists in our exhibition works collection. It includes oil paintings by Oleksiy Bednoshey, Boris Yeghiazaryan, and Nadiya Martynenko, enamels on copper by Tetiana and Serhiy Kolechko, pastels by Olha Omelchyshyna, gouaches by Lyubov Minenko, “vytynanky” by Nataliya Huliayeva-Smahlo, Petrykivka paintings by Oksana Dovban, tapestries by Olha Pilyuhina.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Ellen Scheiner, Doris Smith and Christine Wojnar from The Galery@First Parish in Bedford for reaching out to us to organize the exhibition. With gratitude, we would like to emphasize that the selection of works of art and the design of the catalog and Web site were made possible with the support of the members of the renowned family of artists Seda Baroyants and Setrak Baroyants.
For more information, please refer to the following Web site:

Sunday, September 24th

Exhibition open 11am – 4pm

11:30am – Talk in the Gallery

Exhibition hours after September 24th

Monday – Friday (9/25-9/29 and 10/2-10/6): 10am – 2pm

Saturday, September 30th: 10am – 4pm

Sunday, October 1st: 11am – 3pm

Saturday, October 7th: 10am – 5pm