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August 2017

‘Image of Ukraine (Образ України),’ Exhibition

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Embroidery owned by Maryna Kapustina.

"Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting" highlights two traditional Ukrainian folk art forms – vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting named after its city of origin). The exhibition explores Ukrainian culture through the lens of decorative folk art, delving into the history and cultural significance of traditions central to the lives of Ukrainian families both in North Carolina and Ukraine. Included in the exhibition are numerous examples of traditional embroidery…

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November 2017

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Painting Demonstration by Artist Olena Zintchouk

November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Paintings by Olena Zintchouk.

Local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, will give a painting demonstration in Petrykivka, a traditional Ukrainian style of painting on Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Zintchouk’s paintings are featured in the 'Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting' exhibition, currently on display at the FedEx Global Education Center through December 8, 2017. Along with Petrykivka, the exhibition highlights vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and includes interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina to illustrate how well-known forms of a…

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2017 UNC Global Passport Drive

November 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Take advantage of an easy on-campus opportunity to apply for or renew your U.S. passport at the FedEx Global Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Wednesday, Nov. 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. These sessions will be on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department of State will be on campus both days to accept passport applications and renewal applications (forms available at the event). Students, faculty, staff and their families…

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2017 UNC Global Passport Drive

November 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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UNC Global Passport Drive

Take advantage of an easy on-campus opportunity to apply for or renew your U.S. passport at the FedEx Global Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Wednesday, Nov. 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. These sessions will be on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department of State will be on campus both days to accept passport applications and renewal applications (forms available at the event). Students, faculty, staff and their families…

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