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26.01.2007 Cocktail-tour UKRAINIAN CULTURE IN COLORS, SOUNDS AND TASTES
In the program: the tour around the exhibition of National Art Museum of Ukraine, including the acquaintance with the masterpieces of the native art, accompanied by refined music, and the tasting of drinks.
The tour ended with the speech of the People’s artist of Ukraine, the laureate of the Taras Shevchenko Prize Bohdan Stupka and the presenting of gold medals to the patrons, who gave the most significant support to the museum during the last five years. The author of the medal is Oleksandr Sukholit.
Moderators – Maryna Skyrda, Deputy Director General of NAMU and Yuriy Makarov, chief editor of “1+1” TV channel. Director – Serhiy Proskurnia.
January 25, 2007 Press-conference dedicated to the Fifth Anniversary of the Foundation for Development of National Art Museum of Ukraine
The foundation is of the same age as the renewed museum. Created in 2001 as the All-Ukrainian charitable organization, it began its work in the difficult times. The chief goal that was set by its governing body is the attraction of financial resources for the support of the museum’s activities.
In the course of the five years of the Foundation’s existence, its structure was changed and optimized. The activities of the Foundation are distributed among several directions: the support of the museum’s exhibition work, its publishing and educational projects, the completion of the museum’s collection, the assistance in restoration and preservation of the works in the collection, the improvement of the material and technical basis, the development of the program of sponsorship – membership in the club The Friends of the Museum, cooperation and experience exchange with charitable organizations abroad.
Founders: Anatoly Melnyk, founder, Head of the Executive Committee; Ihor Mityukov, founder, Honored Head of the Executive Committee; Petro Bahriy, founder, Head of the Council of Trustees; Filia Zhebrovska, founder; Fedir Shpyh, founder. Director of the Foundation: Yulia Lutvynets