The British Association of Paintings Conservator-Restorators (BAPCR) strongly condemns the invasion of Ukraine by Russian Federation forces!

Шановні колеги! Від імені членів BAPCR ми хочемо запропонувати своїм колегам з охорони природи, професіоналам музею та всім, хто причетний до охорони культурної спадщини, нашу найглибшу підтримку та солідарність. BAPCR рішуче засуджує вторгнення в Україну сил Російської Федерації, а також непотрібне насильство та руйнування, заподіяні вашій країні.

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! Today, we present to your attention an embroidered phelonion of the 1760s - the donation of Piora (Glebova), the nun of the Kyiv-Florovsky Ascension Convent, to the Dormition Cathedral of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra (KPL-T-229, 130,0×180,0 cm).

“Memories of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” Photo Project

Our photo story today is dedicated to a small monument that appeared on the Cathedral Square of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra in the late 20th century and is directly related to the Dormition Cathedral itself and the process of its reconstruction.

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that building № 3 (Monk’s cells or Choir brothers’ cells) of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, which now houses a permanent exhibition of the Preserve “Pages of History of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” (Museum of History of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra), was used as a hostel in the early 1950s?

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that there are three underground temples in the Near Caves of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra – the Church of the Presentation of the Virgin (the late 15th – early 16th centuries), the Church of St. Anthony of Pechersk (second half of the 16th century), and the Church of St. Barlaam of Pechersk (1691).

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