Representatives of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” took part in the Round Table “Protection of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites during the War: State of Conservation - Needs - Prospects for Post-War Recovery”

The Round Table was organized by the UNC ICOMOS together with the World Monument Fund and the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine. Experts of UNC ICOMOS, as well as representatives of Ukrainian World Heritage properties, and sites included in the Tentative List, were invited to participate in the meeting.

Preservation of the Ukrainian Museum Fund exhibits during wartime

We continue consultations with experts from the Smithsonian Institute. This time the meeting was joined by Corine Wegener, Director of the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative, Jenifer Bosworth, Exhibitions Conservator, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution, Chris Barber, a crate builder for a fine arts shipping company, and Ashley McGrew, a preparator at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University.

Preservation of the Ukrainian Museum Fund exhibits during wartime

In the framework of the cooperation of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” with the Blue Shield of Great Britain, the University of the West England, and the Association of Art and Heritage Consultants “Exhibition Team” the second online meeting took place. Participants discussed thematic areas of joint workshops and consultations on improving the methodology of digital inventory of movable and immovable monuments of the Preserve during the war.

XX International Scientific Conference “Church-Science-Society: Interaction Issues” 23–24 June 2022

Thematic areas: - church institutions’ activity during wars and armed conflicts in historical, historiographical, and source dimensions; - preservation of sacred monuments during military actions: historical retrospective and today’s challenges; - digitalization as one of the important areas of heritage protection and museum activity; - written monuments in the digital world: preservation, systematization, and promotion; - restoration and reconstruction of monuments damaged by hostilities; - archaeological research in the areas affected by hostilities: history and contemporary international practices; - interfaith dialogue and relations between the Church and the State in wartime: historical and legal aspect.

Preservation of the Ukrainian Museum Fund exhibits during wartime

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” has started cooperation with the National Committee of the Blue Shield of Great Britain, the University of the West England and the Association of Art and Heritage Consultants “Exhibition Team” with a project aimed at enhancing the methodology of the digital inventory of the movable and immovable monuments of the Preserve, strengthening the technical base, as well as providing training programs for the Preserve staff to create 3D modeling of the most valuable monuments in order to preserve them.

International Museum Day in the National Preserve "Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra"

Dear Friends! We would like to thank everyone who joined our journey through history within the walls of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra National Preserve on the International Museum Day! The communication in the authentic ancient Ukrainian monuments gives vitality and increases our faith in the proximity of victory over the Russian aggressor.

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