Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre
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|Location||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.|
|Type||museum, gallery and library|
The Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, (also known as Oseredok which is "centre" in Ukrainian) is a museum, gallery, and library in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Oseredok was founded in 1944 by the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada as a museum, archives, library and art gallery. It is the largest Ukrainian cultural institution of its kind in Canada.
The museum collects and preserves materials and artifacts including documents, ancient maps, rare books, film, photographs, items of folk art, pioneers' tools, musical instruments, and regional folk costumes. The gallery exhibits work of Canadian and international Ukrainian artists.
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.
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