Toronto Shevchenko Museum Moving to New Location

The museum dedicated to the Ukrainian poet has been in Toronto since 1952


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The Taras Shevchenko Museum in Toronto, Canada is moving to a new location.

This was reported by blogTO.

The museum has been opened since 1952 with the first location in Oakville, Canada, west of Toronto. The original museum was a victim of arson in 1988 and was destroyed.

After that, the museum relocated to Bloor Street West, home to a sizable Ukrainian community. Canada has the third largest population of ethnic Ukrainians behind Ukraine and Russia.

In 2014, the museum published a book about Shevchenko in three different languages and Canada has more “Shevchenkiana” than any other predominantly English speaking country.

The museum will reopen on October 20, 2019 with a gala celebration.


Source UATV
date 16.09.2019
categories Ukrainians in the world
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