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ⓘ Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Art Museum. The Art Museum of Prykarpattia is a regional art museum that is located in the Church of Virgin Mary in Ivano-Frankivsk. It ..




Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Art Museum
                                     

ⓘ Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Art Museum

The Art Museum of Prykarpattia is a regional art museum that is located in the Church of Virgin Mary in Ivano-Frankivsk. It has one of the best collections of local religious art.

It is the only art museum in the region and specializes in displaying works by local artists.

The museum was established in 1980 and replaced the museum of geology of the citys Institute of Oil and Gas. It possesses a 15.000 item collection.

The most important exhibitions are the "Religious art of Galicia in the 15th-20th centuries" and baroque sculptures by Johann Georg Pinsel.

The museum has two branches:

  • Memorial Museum of Vasyl Kasiyan in Sniatyn
  • Museum-Monument of Architecture and Painting of the XVI and XVII Centuries, in the Holy Spirit Church of Rohatyn
                                     

1. Collection

At the end of the 2000s, the collection contained approximately 15.000 pieces, which include unique examples of Galician iconography and baroque sculpture, particularly six sculptures of Pinsel, and classical works of western Ukrainian painting by Kornylo Ustiyanovych, Ivan Trush, Yulian Pankevych, Yaroslav Pstrak, Oleksa Novakivskyi, Osip Sorokhtei, Olena Kulchytska, and others.