Open House Week 2024

21 February 2024

Kule Folklore Centre and Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives are pleased to invite you to their

Open House Week

March 1-8, 2024

Free lectures, archival and research workshops, tours, and displays.
See below to register.


Friday, March 1 noon - 1pm

SOLD OUT: Folklore Lunch: Beyond Kalyna, Blueberries and Hazelnuts

Karen Slevinsky, President of the Alberta Mycological Society will share stories with us from her Ukrainian heritage about what to forage, when and how to forage - with a specific focus on local wild mushrooms. 

This event is now fully booked. 

Saturday, Tuesday, March 2,  10 am - noon

Family Photo Scan-a-thon

Bring a handful of photos and join our archivist, Nataliia Yesepenko, for a fun morning session of scanning and filing as we learn how to preserve our family heirlooms.
Limit of 10 participants.

Tuesday, March 5,   10 am - noon

Archive & Digital Resource Tours and Workshops

Part 1 - Handling Textiles

Join Nataliia Yesepenko to learn how to handle and store embroidered and woven textiles. Bring one item for assessment. Limit of 10 participants.

Thursday, March 7,    10 am - noon

Archive & Digital Resource Tours and Workshops

Part 2 - Recording Family Stories

Join Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn for a hands-on session on how to use your cell-phone to record and store family stories. Limit of 10 participants.

Friday, March 8, Noon - 2pm

Genealogy 101

Elaine Kalynchuk is the coordinator of the Trace Your Roots – Ukrainian Canadian Genealogy Project.  Join her to learn how you can start your search for family ties in Canada and Ukraine. Limit of 15. 

Registration is required.

Register here


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