In 2014 the terrorist country of Russia started its war on Ukraine. Over the last year of full-scale aggression alone, more than 60 museums have been damaged or destroyed. In the occupied territories, Russian marauders in military uniforms have looted more than 100,000 artifacts from Ukraine's museum collections.
On Friday, May 12, at 4 p.m. Zoomya.tv (Turkey) will host a discussion about the mission of the Maidan Museum, as described in the monograph by social anthropologist Giovanni Ercolani "The Maidan Museum: Preserving the Spirit of Maidan. Art, Identity and the Revolution of Dignity".
This Resolution is the outcome of discussions among about 200 experts from Ukraine and abroad. The discussion was held within the framework of the Forum, initiated by the Heritage Emergency Response Initiative (HERI) and the Maidan Museum with several partners.
The first International Forum 'War in Ukraine. The Battle for Culture' was held in Kyiv. It became a large-scale network platform for warriors of culture battlefield. For two days, participants from Ukraine and abroad discussed the challenges in protecting the cultural heritage today and the best ways to overcome them and summarized the previous war-ridden year.
We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the International Forum on Safety of Cultural Heritage 'War in Ukraine: The Battle for Culture' on February 8-9, 2023.
In the House of Trade Unions, where the Information and Exhibition Center is located, visitors can see a few dozen authentic belongings from the Maidan protesters, pictures, and videos of the protests
On Museum Selfie Day, we want to remind you that Ukrainian heritage is in danger, but the cultural community is united and strong.
This Christmas and New Year time Ukraine celebrates with courage and faith resisting the Russian military aggression, protecting its sovereign territory, peaceful nation, historical memory and cultural identity.
The photo from the Maidan Museum's archive, taken during the expedition of the HERI to the Chernihiv region, is now the cover of the International Symposium 'War on Culture/War on Memory: Ukraine, Bosnia, and the Global Defense of Heritage,' dedicated to the topics of war and culture.
It's quite symbolic that on this day, the Heritage Emergency Response Initiative, created by the National Museum of the Revolution of Dignity and NGO 'Tustan', won the prestigious Award of the Archaeological Institute of America in the nomination 'Outstanding Public Service'.
Photo exhibition The War Is Not Over Yet opened in the Odesa City Garden on October 19. The project aims to tell the stories of people who made the world aware of the war waged by Russia against Ukraine – journalists who have been killed, injured, captured or persecuted, came under fire since the start of the full-scale invasion.
On this day, 32 years ago, students organized their first Maidan, the Revolution on Granite. Youth protested and went on a hunger strike for 15 days, from October 2nd to October 17th, 1990. This Maidan was the peak of opposition to the Soviet regime. On the granite slabs of the Kyiv center, then the Square of October Revolution, now known as the Independence Square, the students changed the country with their non-violent resistance.
Heritage Emergency Response Initiative was created in March as a reactive action to the loss of and threats to Ukraine's cultural heritage. We offer to your attention a report on the activities of this volunteer initiative for the last quarter.
The patriotic run is an annual tradition, honoring the memory of fallen defenders. It is dedicated to August 29, the Day of Remembrance of the Defenders of Ukraine who died in the struggle for our independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity.
Forum topic is “Maidans and the Russian-Ukrainian war in national and global dimensions”. Registration continues until October 28, 2022, inclusive, via the link.
The photo exhibition The War Is Not Over Yet opened in the Taras Shevchenko Park in Boyarka town, Kyiv region.
Ukraine and international organizations jointly protect and will protect our cultural heritage.
This year's theme of International Museum Day is the Power of Museums.
Museum’s strength lies in values, unity, and mutual assistance. And in incredible people who every day, in different parts of Ukraine and the world, make efforts to preserve cultural heritage. It is no coincidence that ruscists keep Ukrainian museums under fire. The occupiers are constantly trying to destroy our historical memory, cultural integrity, and national identity.
More than one and a half thousand organizations and citizens of different countries call on the international community to stop the genocide of Ukrainians. The Maidan Museum also signed an appeal calling for decisive measures to stop the extermination of Ukrainians and bring those responsible for the crimes to justice.
April 26th is International Chornobyl Disaster Remembrance Day.Today the whole civilized world remembers one of the biggest man-made disasters of mankind.