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200th Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian Poet

2/01/14 - 4/16/2014

Main Library

International Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Ukraine’s cultural godfather was an orphaned serf who became a painter; a painter who became a fearless poet; and a poet who endured imprisonment and exile to become the voice of a people.

Taras Shevchenko became one of the best known symbolic figures of the Ukrainian nation not just for his creative achievements, but also for his fight for freedom, against slavery and the institution of serfdom itself.
At the exhibition you will find the reproductions of some of Taras Shevchenko’s most famous artworks, facts of his life as well as artworks of modern Ukrainian painters who created pictures on Shevchenko’s world-known poems. You will be enchanted by Shevchenko’s poems translated by American poet, translator and journalist Petro Fedynsky.

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Toddler Tales
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:00 am
Park, Park Meeting Room
Career Coaching
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Business, Science & Technology

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Upcoming Classes

Computer Basics
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 12:30 pm
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor
Chair Yoga with Connie Scott
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 1:00 pm
Potrero, Potrero Meeting Room
Seniornet Mouse and Keyboard Skills
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab

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Current Exhibits

Tibetan Portraits:2007~2010
Through Thursday, March 3, 2016
Main Library, Chinese Center
Moving Art House Exhibit
Through Thursday, March 31, 2016
Portola, Portola General Floor Area
Selected Works from the Collection of TALL
Through Thursday, March 3, 2016
Main Library, General Collections

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